Professor Philip Kalra graduated from Cambridge University and St Thomas’ Hospital medical school in 1983 and has been a Consultant Nephrologist at Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust since 1995.
He has clinical interests in CKD and renal transplantation and is the departmental research lead with a profile in research into renovascular disease and in cardiovascular disease in CKD. Professor Kalra has a major interest in nephrology teaching, and edit the popular textbook ‘Essential Revision notes for the MRCP’, now in it's 21st year.
Professor Kalra is the Academic Vice-President of the UK Renal Association. As well as this he has also been involved in the development of several large UK clinical trials in Nephrology and cardiology and has played a role in amalgamating Cardio-Renal education and research within the UK.
Professor Kalra is also a Trustee of Kidneys for Life, a local renal charity.
Primary Medical Qualification
BChir 1982 University of Cambridge
MB 1983 University of Cambridge
Specialist Register entry date
Renal medicine From 12 Jun 1996
1995 MD (Cambridge)