Professor Ken Farrington

Consultant Nephrologist

Qualifications

BSc, MD, FRCP

Secretary Contact Details

Lister

Tel: 01438 284230

Division

Medicine

Specialty

Renal medicine

Sub-Specialty

Metabolic aspects of kidney disease; dialysis

Hospital Base

Lister

Clinic Locations

Lister

Biography

Ken Farrington has been a Consultant Nephrologist at the Lister Hospital since 1991. After training in chemistry, he went on to qualify in medicine in Cardiff, and complete his Nephrology training at the Royal Free. With colleagues he has played a significant role in the establishment and development of renal services in Herts and Beds. He has also held a number of clinical management roles within the Trust including Trust Medical Director. He is currently Associate Medical Director for R&D. He is also Visiting Professor and Associate Dean for R&D in the Postgraduate Medical School at the University of Hertfordshire. His main research interests lie in metabolic aspects of Chronic Kidney Disease, haemodialysis, and conservative kidney management.