Associate Professor Nigel Toussaint is a Nephrologist with a special interest in chronic kidney disease. This includes the management of this disease as well as its associated complications of cardiovascular disease, mineral and bone disorders, hypertension and anaemia.
After graduating as a doctor from the University of Melbourne in 1997, Associate Professor Nigel Toussaint became a Physician (FRACP) in 2006, completing advanced training in Nephrology. Since then he has undertaken further education, obtaining his PhD from Monash University in 2009 and completing a Graduate Diploma in Clinical Epidemiology (Monash University, 2007) to enhance his knowledge in clinical research. He has also completed an NHMRC NICS Fellowship in implementation research and has undertaken clinical research in the area of vascular calcification and cardiovascular disease in patients with chronic kidney disease.
Associate Professor Nigel Toussaint works at The Royal Melbourne Hospital as a Consultant Nephrologist and is the current Director of Nephrology. He is involved in the management of patients with kidney disease, those on dialysis (peritoneal dialysis and haemodialysis) and those with kidney transplants.
Associate Professor Nigel Toussaint has a strong research background and has published many studies in various international peer-reviewed journals. He continues to participate in and present research work at national and international conferences, as well as giving lectures at symposiums on a local and national level. He has also been involved in the writing and review of national and international clinical guidelines in Nephrology.
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