Dr Farid Ghalli

Dr Farid Ghalli


FRCP(UK), FRCP(NEPH), MD, MSc, PGDip renal transplantation science, MAcadMEd, MBBCh

Specialises in

  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Diabetic nephropathy
  • Electrolyte disorders and proteinuria (protein in the urine)
  • Glomerulonephritis , lupus nephritis and vasculitis
  • Hypertension

I obtained my MBBCh Feb 1995. I completed higher Specialist Registrar Training in General Medicine and Nephrology completed in 1999. I then got a Master's degree in general medicine (sub-specialty: nephrology) in December 1999. My research was evaluating microalbuminuria as a marker of silent myocardial ischaemia in insulin dependent diabetes mellitus.

I completed my doctorate (MD) thesis in nephrology researching glutathione transferase enzyme as a marker of early renal tubular dysfunction in patients with glomerulonephritis and post - renal transplant. In 2010 I obtained an MRCP(UK) and an MRCP Nephrology in 2015. During the period between 2012 and 2018 I had second higher nephrology and transplantation training in the UK as I worked at the nephrology and renal transplant unit - University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff.

I have been a consultant nephrologist at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals Sussex Renal Unit since March 2018. I am practicing different aspects of nephrology and dialysis and have a special interest in immunological renal disease glomerulonephritis and vasculitis and CKD - Mineral bone disease.

I am also a member of CKD-MBD and Glomerulonephritis UK clinical study groups. I have special interest in research, publications and medical education and I am an honorary senior clinical lecturer at Brighton and Sussex Medical School. I am a lead of clinical skills material development at BSMS, and also a member of the Academy of medical educators.

I was competitively awarded The Best Award in Innovation in Education 2015 and nominated for the British Medical Journal (BMJ) Clinical Teacher of the year 2016. Also, in 2016 I was awarded the leadership in nephrology education award from the Global Kidney Academy (GKA) and received it in Prague March 2017. I am a member of the faculty of the GlomCon fellowship and the research group to study glomerular disease. Also, I am the training programme director for renal medicine in Kent, Sussex and Surrey Deanery.

I am a member in the Advisory Board of Young Nephrologists Platform programme of the European Renal Association - European Dialysis and Transplant Association ERA-EDTA.

In 2019 I was awarded a Diploma in Transplantation Science from Liverpool University and Fellowship of Royal College of Physicians London (FRCP)


General Medical Council Number: C7132579

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Farid Ghalli at Spire include:


Other treatments

  • Chronic and acute renal disease
  • Diabetic nephropathy
  • Electrolyte disorders
  • Glomerulonephritis and vasculitis
  • Hypertension
  • Nephrotic syndrome
  • Patients on dialysis and transplant candidates
  • Proteinuria

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Additional information

Renal medicine

Immunological renal disease: vasculitis and glomerulonephritis and immunosuppression diabetic renal disease chronic kidney disease: mineral bone disease

Consultant Nephrologist, Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust

Reading is my favourite hobby since early childhood. My areas of interest are in history and old civilisations, especially old Egyptian and Roman empire history, medicine, novels and politics. I also enjoy walking, jogging, watching football, playing Chess, hearing soft and classic music and browsing the internet.