Nephrologist

BSc, MBBS, FRACP, Dip Periop Med Nephrologist

Dr Usman Mahmood is an experienced Australian trained Kidney Specialist (Nephrologist). He completed his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degree in 2006 and underwent post-graduate training in various public hospitals across Victoria, Northern Territory and Queensland and was awarded fellowship by Royal Australasian College of Physicians (Nephrology) in January 2017. He has a vast range of experience in different areas of Nephrology and General Medicine including both Metropolitan and Indigenous healthcare. He is passionate about health and wellbeing of his patients and provide holistic and high standard of care to his clients. He has public appointment at Goulburn Valley Health (Shepparton) as a Staff Specialist Nephrologist. He also consults privately at Epping Family Medical and Specialist Centre. He has authored number of book chapters and has publications in various peer-review journals. He is a current Editor with Intech Open, world’s biggest publisher of open access books.

Dr Mahmood loves to teach junior medical staff including residents and medical students and is an associate lecturer at the University of Melbourne. Dr Mahmood also look after peri-operative patients and holds a diploma in Perioperative Medicine from the Alfred Hospital. He regularly attends local and international conferences in the field of Nephrology and has a certification in Clinical Nephropathology from the Harvard University, USA. Dr Mahmood can speak four languages including English, Urdu, Punjabi and Hindi and is well equipped to look after patients from sub-continent background. Outside work, he is a cricket lover and enjoys spending time with his family. For further information, please visit www.kidneyphysician.com.au

Special interests
Chronic kidney disease, resistant hypertension management, diabetic nephropathy, renal vasculitides, lupus nephritis, nephrotic syndrome, glomerulonephritis, haemodialysis, kidney transplantation, kidney stones prevention, interventional nephrology and complex medical conditions.