Hospital Information

Hospital: One Hatfield Hospital

Tel: 01707 443 459

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Dr Chris Lawrence

BSc (Hons), MBBS, LLM, MD (Res), MRCP (UK) (Nephrology)

Consultant Nephrologist

Year Qualified

2001

Clinical Interests

  • Renal Medicine / Nephrology
  • Nephrology
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Acute Kidney Injury
  • Kidney Transplantation
  • Transplant Immunology

Specialising In

General (internal) medicine, Renal medicine

Professional Profile

Chris is a Consultant Nephrologist with an interest in transplantation. His first consultant post was at the Lister Hospital in Stevenage and he was an honorary consultant transplant physician at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge. He now works predominantly in the private sector.

His main interests are kidney transplantation and general nephrology, particularly chronic kidney disease management and the management of nephrotic syndromes.

Chris trained in London and in addition to his medical degree has a Bachelor’s degree in Cardiovascular science and medicine, a Master’s degree in Law, a Doctorate in transplant immunology, holds a diploma in kidney transplantation from the European Union of Medical Specilists as well as being one of the first people to be awarded the MRCP specialty certificate in nephrology. He was recently elected a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians

Chris is a skilled operator, performing common kidney related procedures such as ultrasound guided biopsy of native and transplant kidneys and central venous catheter insertion.

Chris brings a holistic patient-centred approach to the management of kidney diseases which could otherwise seem complicated and overwhelming.

Research Interests

Transplant Rejection Nephrotic Syndrome