Dr Aimun Ahmed

Dr Aimun AhmedJob Title: Consultant Physician and Nephrologist, and Honorary Senior Lecturer - Universities of Manchester and Lancaster

Department: Renal Medicine

Telephone Number: 01772 524629

Primary Medical Qualification: MB BCh. Cairo - Egypt

Other Qualifications: MSc (Egypt); MRCP (UK); FRCP (Edin); MD (University of Sheffield, UK)

GMC Number: 6036598

Career History: Qualified and trained in Nephrology at Ain Shams University, Egypt (1995). Further post graduate training in Medicine and Nephrology at Hull, Leicester, and Sheffield. Undertook laboratory based research in the field of Chronic Kidney Disease progression and kidney transplantation that led to the award of MD degree from the University of Sheffield in 2008. Appointed as a renal consultant at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in 2009.

Specialist Areas: Kidney Transplantation

Specialist Interests: Living kidney donation and Chronic Kidney Disease

Research Interests: Progression of Chronic Kidney Disease and kidney transplantation

Clinics: Post-transplant follow up Clinic; Live kidney donor Assessment Clinic; General Nephrology Clinic, Peritoneal dialysis clinic and Advance Kidney Care Clinic (LCC)

Languages Spoken: English, Arabic

Awards and Prizes: SN Award, World congress of Nephrology Prize, ERA-EDTA Award.



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Trust is European leader in renal training

Doctors from across the world will be coming to Royal Preston Hospital this weekend to attend a training course for specialists in kidney care, which is the first of its kind in Europe.

Aimun Ahmed, a consultant physician & nephrologist at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, has developed the unique training course in renal biopsy.  It will equip renal specialists with the skills they need to carry out specialist kidney biopsy procedures that enable the diagnosis, monitoring and treatment of patients with kidney problems.

Aimun Ahmed said:”This course is the first of its kind worldwide and uses an innovative approach that we have developed here at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals.  We are pleased to be sharing our training innovations with renal colleagues from across the world and enabling them to use these new skills to benefit their patients.”

Renal patient with nurse Karen Partington, Chief Executive at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals, said:”The renal department at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals is already a European teaching centre and this course is an exciting development.  I am delighted that our staff are leading the way in training doctors from around the world in the latest and most innovate approaches to kidney procedures and that local renal patients can benefit from their expertise.”

Doctors from around 12 countries across the world, including the UK, Portugal, Romania, Croatia, Serbia, Greece, Bosnia, Malta, Egypt, Sudan, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, will be arriving in Preston to take part in the course on 27 and 28 April.