ERKNet Reference Center


London, Great Ormond Street Hospital




"The Renal Unit provides a comprehensive diagnostic and treatment service for children with renal disorders. It is the largest paediatric renal unit in the UK with >1000 admissions, >7000 outpatient visits, and approximately 25 new renal transplants and >50 patients on dialysis per year. It receiveds numerous tertiary and quartenary referrals from within the UK, as well as abroad.
The Unit comprises a 14-bedded ward. As well as renal replacement therapy (RRT), the unit also covers every other aspect of Paediatric Nephrology with special expertise in congenital renal anomalies, nephrotic syndrome, hypertension, vasculitis, tubular, metabolic and stone disorders."


Senior clinician experts

Detlef Bockenhauer   (HCP Lead)  [e-mail]
Rukshana Shroff   (HCP Deputy Lead)  [e-mail]
Wesley Hayes   [e-mail]

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Daljit Hothi   [e-mail]

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Robert Kleta
D Stephen Marks   [e-mail]
Lesley Rees   [e-mail]
Jelena Stojanovic   [e-mail]
Kjell Tullus   [e-mail]
Aoife Waters   [e-mail]

Junior clinician experts


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Sergio Camilo Lopez Garcia   [e-mail]
Matko Marlais   [e-mail]

Clinical research coordinators


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Katrin Hoffmann   [e-mail]

Disease expertise

» Hereditary glomerulopathies
» Immune glomerulopathies
» Tubulopathies
» Metabolic & stone disorders
» Thrombotic microangiopathies
» Renal malformations
» Pediatric CKD & dialysis
» Pediatric kidney transplantation


Detlef Bockenhauer
Telephone: 442074059200
Fax: 442078298841



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