Dr Aimun Ahmed
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.
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.”
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.