Consultant Profile

Dr Albert Power

Name:
Dr Albert Power MB BChir MA MRCP MD
Practicing at:
Spire Bristol Hospital
Specialties:
  • Renal Medicine
    Special clinical interests:

    All areas of kidney disease including:
    General nephrology, chronic kidney disease (CKD), diabetic renal disease & management of hypertension.
    Glomerular disease, vasculitis, SLE and renal manifestations of connective tissue disease.
    Renal transplantation.
    Dialysis therapies (peritoneal dialysis & haemodialysis)
    Nephro-urology

     

    Research interests:

    Cardiovascular complications of end-stage kidney disease
    Cerebral function & stroke in patients with renal dysfunction
    Coagulation in chronic kidney disease
     
    NIHR Clinical Research Network: West of England Lead for Renal Disorders
    Executive board member of the international MONDO (MONitoring Dialysis Outcomes) research initiative

    Current NHS and /or university posts:

    Consultant Nephrologist, Richard Bright Renal Unit, Southmead Hospital
    Lead for Clinical Research & Haemodialysis, Richard Bright Renal Unit
    Honorary Senior Lecturer, School of Clinical Medicine, University of Bristol
    Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer, Imperial College London


    Year of first medical qualification:
    1997
    Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

    Member of the Royal College of Physicians, UK
    UK Renal Association
    International Society of Nephrology
    American Society of Nephrology
    European Renal Association – European Dialysis & Transplant Association
    International Society for Blood Purification
    International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis
    National Kidney Federation

     
    Contact Details 
    Private secretary email address:
     
    Background Information 
    Professional profile:

    I graduated from Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge and completed my renal specialty training at the Hammersmith Hospital, London. I was awarded an MD in Nephrology at Imperial College London with research focusing on cerebrovascular disease, coagulation and vascular access function. I am clinically active as Consultant Nephrologist in Bristol with a particular interest in improving outcomes in patients with end-stage renal disease.

    I have comprehensive experience in the management of glomerular disease and vasculitis, maintenance renal dialysis, live and deceased donor renal transplantation, whole organ pancreatic transplantation and the provision of renal input in acute and critical care settings. 

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