Comprehensive Quality Care in Kidney Diseases and Hypertension in Western Australia

Wexford Nephrology® as a private practice of Dr Hemant KULKARNI, continues to provide Nephrology services in Western Australia since June 2004.

Dr. Hemant Kulkarni specialises in issues related to kidney problems in adults and children, hypertension and electrolyte abnormalities; with keen interest in dialysis and transplantation. For more details on his interests please visit:

Dr. Hemant Kulkarni –  Renal Physician is passionate about providing quality services for complex patients with kidney disorders, with interests in all aspects of kidney disease, hypertension, electrolyte disturbances, and all aspects of dialysis and transplantation.

Dr Hemant Kulkarni holds dual accreditation in adult and paediatric nephrology in Australia and has worked in India, UK and Australia.

Private inpatient admissions are available at St John of God Hospital Murdoch and Mount Hospital in Perth City.

Private Clinics are run at Wexford Medical Centre, St John of God Hospital (Suite 27, Level 1) at Murdoch (Tuesdays ), Peel Health Campus (Every monthly) and Armadale Hospital (weekly).

Dr Hemant Kulkarni is also involvement in teaching and Research at Royal Perth Hospital and is Director and Head of Nephrology and Dialysis services at Armadale hospital.

Dr Hemant Kulkarni was instrumental in developing the current guidelines for referral to renal services from primary care; and remains a strong advocate for affordable patient-centered care.

Dr. Hemant Kulkarni was involved in training and establishing WA’s first Renal Nurse Practitioner, and developing the role of nurse practitioner in community screening programs. He has received the “Operation Angel” award from Kidney Health Australia in recognition of his inspirational contribution to the Australian kidney community.

Dr Hemant Kulkarni remains passionate whilst leading the Renal Health Network to shape health policy for the state of Western Australia. Hemant has co-authored multiple publications in national and international journals, presented research and has been an invited speaker at national conferences.

Dr. Hemant Kulkarni’s involvement in clinical research is reflected in his resume. Special interest is in acute renal disease including glomerulonephritis, chronic kidney disease, home dialysis, transplantation, renal nurse practitioners, and pediatric kidney disease.

Communication options

For any urgent clinical issues, please contact your GP or nearest Emergency Department, and do not leave messages by email or with staff.

We prefer electronic means of communication for timely response on email (

Phone lines are open on weekdays on 08-94676361.

Medical Practitioners can contact Dr Kulkarni directly (Call Hospital Switch Board).

New referral can be sent to us by Healthlink (ID: kulkarni); Email ( or Fax (08-6210 1194).

We are now able to provide scripts by SMS and Email – however will be charged for requests outside the appointments.

Practicing locations:

Main Rooms:

Suite 27, Level 1, Wexford Medical Centre, St John of God Health Care, 3 Barry Marshall Parade, MURDOCH WA 6150.

Armadale Hospital and Galliers Specialist Centre: (No secretarial services on site. Please take a seat on chairs outside the dialysis unit on the first floor)

1st Floor, F11, 3056 Albany Hwy, ARMADALE WA 6112.

Peel Health Campus, Mandurah

Consulting Suites- North, 110 Lakes Rd, MANDURAH WA 6210.

Private Inpatient Services:

St John of God Health Care, 100 Murdoch Drive, MURDOCH

Mount Hospital, Mounts Bay Road, PERTH

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