Dr Christopher Lawrence

Dr Christopher Lawrence

General (internal) medicine, Renal medicine 06028131


  • Bupa Platinum consultant
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  • Open Referral network
Bupa Platinum consultant
Fee assured
Open Referral network


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About me

Chris is a consultant nephrologist with an interest in transplantation He was first appointed a consultant nephrologist at the Lister Hospital in Stevenage in 2012 and provided nephrology and transplant services at the Lister and St Albans City Hospital. He also conducted a weekly transplant clinic at Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge. In 2020 Chris left full-time NHS employment to take up the role of director, medical affairs at Transplant Diagnostics a division of Thermo Fisher Scientific. He continues to provide ad hoc NHS nephrology clinics and in private practice.
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.

Areas of interest

Transplantation; Chronic Kidney Disease; CKD; Renal Failure; Nephrology; Nephrotic Syndrome; Hypertension; Dialysis; Complex Medical Management

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  • M1380

    Percutaneous tru-cut needle biopsy of lesion of kidney - (5-50)

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