Speakers

Dr-Surjit

Dr Surjit Tarafdar

Dr. Surjit Tarafdar is a Staff Specialist in the departments of Medical Assessment Unit and Nephrology at the Blacktown Hospital and a conjoint senior lecturer in Medicine at the University of Western Sydney.

He has a keen interest in academics which is exemplified by his multiple teaching awards. Dr. Tarafdar conceptualized and co-authored “Passing the FRACP Written Examination- Questions and Answers” published by Wiley-Blackwell in October 2013 and is currently editing a book titled “Lecture Notes in Nephrology”, to be published by Wiley in April 2019.

Associate Professor Lukas Kairaitis

Dr. Lukas Kairaitis

He is the head of Renal Medicine at Blacktown Hospital where he practices as a clinical and academic renal physician.

Dr Brian Nankivell

Dr. Brian Nankivell

After completing FRACP in Nephrology, Dr.Nankivell obtained MSc in pharmacology from the University of London. He then went onto gather two doctorates from the University of Sydney; a PhD in the mechanisms of progression of chronic renal failure and an MD examining transplant graft dysfunction.

Dr Gopi Rangan

Dr Gopi Rangan is Senior Staff Nephrologist at Westmead Hospital and Associate Professor in Medicine at the Westmead Millennium Institute. He is co-director of the Renal Genetics Clinic at Westmead Hospital, and his clinical and laboratory research focus is in autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease.