Renal services

Offering pioneering treatments by world-leading experts
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Based at Hammersmith Hospital we offer pioneering kidney treatments delivered by some of the foremost experts in these conditions.

Our renal service consists of three main areas – general nephrology, transplantation and kidney dialysis. Our consultants all have world-class reputations and are considered to be outstanding in their field. Your care will be led by the consultant of your choice, who will ensure that you have the best possible treatment every step of the way. They work alongside a highly skilled multi-disciplinary team, with expertise across a range of subspecialties, including nephrologists, surgeons, cardiologists and dedicated renal anaesthetists. We offer patient-centred care and your treatment will be considered holistically to create the ideal plan for you. 

Wherever possible we will aim to protect your kidney function through medication and lifestyle changes.

Services we offer

Our experienced kidney transplant teams have completed thousands of living donor transplants; considered to be the most effective method of ensuring a successful outcome with both patient and donor returning to normal life within a matter of weeks. Other surgeries are also available including keyhole surgery and mini-open surgery - allowing us to tailor your treatment to the needs of you and your kidney donor. For further information, please visit our living donor kidney transplants page.

For patients with polycystic kidney disease, our consultants are highly experienced in this type of surgery, completing over twenty similar surgeries every year. We also offer surgery for patients requiring kidney dialysis access using minimally-invasive keyhole techniques, with short recovery times and a minimal hospital stay.  

Our dialysis is supported by specialist nurses are trained to support you throughout your treatment. We aim to accommodate dialysis treatment at a date and time that suits you wherever possible.

Why choose us

If you are suffering from kidney disease, we can offer pioneering treatments delivered by some of the foremost experts in these conditions.

The Imperial College Renal and Transplant Centre at Hammersmith Hospital is the largest facility of its kind in Europe. Our proximity to the Imperial College Faculty of Medicine’s main research base ensures that services are continually developed to represent the most innovative practices in treating kidney disease and kidney failure.