Dr Richard Hull

Consultant Nephrologist

QualificationsMA, PhD, FRCP

Main NHS base:

  • St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Clinical interests:

  • Acute kidney injury (AKI), non-visible haematuria
  • Chronic kidney disease (CKD)
  • Diabetic nephropathy, proteinuria
  • Glomerular Disease Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Hypertension
Sees adults only (16+)

Training and Background

Dr Richard Hull is a Consultant Kidney Specialist or Nephrologist and his NHS practice is based at St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

He studied medicine at the University of Cambridge. He completed his specialist training in Renal Medicine within the South Thames Renal Programme. During this time he completed his PhD as a Wellcome Trust Clinical PhD Fellow at the MRC Clinical Sciences Centre, Imperial College.

Dr Hull’s outpatient work focuses on his specialist interest of autoimmune renal disease as well as general nephrology outpatients including chronic kidney disease (CKD), diabetic nephropathy and hypertension. He manages cohorts of haemodialysis patients at St George’s Hospital and in Kingston. Dr Hull is Speciality Group Lead for Renal Disorders for the NIHR South Thames Clinical Research Network.

His clinical research interests are focused on patients with autoimmune renal disease and he is an established investigator for clinical studies in IgA nephropathy, primary FSGS and lupus nephritis alongside renal anaemia and dialysis. As part of the London Kidney network he sits on the steering groups for a number of quality improvement workstreams including the Vascular Access and the CKD prevention workstreams. In South West London, he is leading within the Renal Network in collaboration with primary care to improve the management of chronic kidney disease for all patients in the region.

Dr Hull is able to offer consultations on all aspects of adult nephrology including acute and chronic kidney disease, proteinuria, nephrological causes of non-visible haematuria, hypertension (high blood pressure), renovascular disease, diabetic kidney disease, polycystic kidney disease and glomerulonephritis including nephrotic syndrome (minimal change disease, FSGS, membranous nephropathy), lupus nephritis, ANCA vasculitis and IgA nephropathy.

He is able to offer tailored advice for patients with early stages of kidney disease to prevent progression of their condition to more advanced stages of disease.