Dr Enric Vilar

Consultant Nephrologist

Qualifications

MA MB BChir MRCP PhD

Secretary Contact Details

Tel: 01438 284230

Division

Medicine

Specialty

Renal Medicine

Sub-Specialty

Dialysis, metabolic aspects of renal disease, home haemodialysis

Hospital Base

Lister Hospital

Clinic Locations

Lister Hospital and Hertford County Hospital

Biography

Enric Vilar was appointed as Consultant Nephrologist at the Lister Hospital and Senior Clinical Lecturer at the University of Hertfordshire in 2013. Having graduated in medicine in 2001 from Cambridge University, he moved to London where he trained on the North Thames Nephrology training scheme. During this period he was awarded a Kidney Research UK Fellowship for a PhD involving dialysis-related research based at the Lister Hospital.

His subspecialty interests include general nephrology, chronic kidney disease, dialysis and metabolic aspects of kidney disease. With his colleague Prof Ken Farrington, he manages the Lister Hospital main dialysis unit. He is closely involved with the home-therapies unit and runs a joint in-centre / home haemodialysis clinic. In general nephrology he leads the Hertford County clinic. He performs interventional procedures including renal biopsies placement of vascular access for dialysis.

He holds various management roles within the Lister Renal Unit and participates in clinical research projects, collaborating with the Postgraduate Medical School at the University of Hertfordshire.