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Robin Woolfson is a Consultant Nephrologist & Physician with extensive experience in the diagnosis and management of hypertension, diabetic nephropathy, vascular disease, kidney stones, chronic kidney disease, acute kidney injury and renal replacement treatment including dialysis.

Specialties and sub-specialties

Diabetic nephropathy
Renal 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.

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.

Clinical interests

  • Hypertension
  • Diabetic nephropathy
  • Chronic kidney disease

Current posts

  • Consultant Nephrologist
    Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
  • Consultant Nephrologist
    Whittington Hospital NHS Trust
  • Honorary Senior Lecturer
    UCL Medical School

Medical training

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