The London Clinic


  • Nephrology

Sub specialties

  • Diabetic nephropathy
  • Hypertension
  • Dialysis
  • Renal transplantation

Clinical interests

  • Hypertension
  • Diabetic nephropathy
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Dialysis & Transplantation

Professional profile

Robin Woolfson was appointed as Consultant Nephrologist & Honorary Senior Lecturer to the Middlesex and Whittington Hospitals in 1997.

Since 2005, his NHS activity has been based at the Royal Free Hospital where he was appointed Clinical Director for Nephrology, Hepatology and Transplantation Services in 2006 and then Divisional Medical Director for Transplantation and Specialist Services since 2009.
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Robin Woolfson graduated from Cambridge University and St Thomas' Hospital Medical School in 1983. He trained as a Renal Registrar at Guy's Hospital Renal Unit and subsequently as a Senior Registrar and Clinical Lecturer at the Institute of Urology and Nephrology, UCLH.

His MD was awarded by Cambridge University in 1990 and he has published numerous peer-reviewed papers and book chapters.He has maintained a strong interest in training and education, serving as Chairman of the London Deanery Specialist Training Committee for Renal Medicine from 2005 to 2012.

Robin Woolfson is Nephrologist & Physician on the staff of King Edward VII’s Hospital, London W1.

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Current posts

  • Consultant Nephrologist
    Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
  • Consultant Nephrologist
    Whittington Hospital NHS Trust
  • Divisional Medical Director, Transplantation and Specialist Services
    Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
  • Honorary Senior Lecturer
    Division of Medicine, UCL

Medical training

Year qualified
  • Pembroke College, Cambridge University
    1977 - 1980
  • St Thomas' Hospital Medical School
    1980 - 1983
  • Guy's Hospital Renal Unit
    1980 - 1983

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Clinic location

5 Devonshire Place
London W1G 6HL
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Clinic times

Wednesday: Afternoon


Beverley Pell
020 7224 5234
020 7034 6391