Dr Adam Hedley – MBChB, PhD, FRACP
Dr Adam Hedley is a Nephrologist practising in Melbourne's north-east. He has a special interest in Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), including all management options for CKD (dialysis and transplantation), together with its associated complications, in particular of cardiovascular disease and renal hypertension.
After graduating from The University of Melbourne in 1996, Adam undertook Physician training at St.Vincent's Hospital before completing his Nephrology training at The Royal Melbourne and Austin Hospitals in 2004. He has undertaken further research; obtaining his PhD from The University of Melbourne, investigating the heightened cardio-vascular disease risk experienced by patients with CKD.
Adam currently has appointments at both Austin and Northern Health as a Consultant Nephrologist.
He is involved in the management of patients with CKD (including those on dialysis and with kidney transplants) as well as resistant hypertension. Adam is actively involved in research (hypertension in the obese and cardio-vascular disease in CKD patients) as well as the education and mentorship of future Nephrologists.