Wexford Nephrology® is a private practice firm of Dr Hemant KULKARNI in the field of Nephrology in West Australian’s 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: www.drkulkarni.com.au/resume

Dr Hemant Kulkarni is a renal physician, 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 except at Peel), Peel Health Campus (Every 4th Tuesday from 18th Jan 2022) and Armadale Hospital (weekly).

He works in Public capacity with interests in teaching and Research at Royal Perth Hospital and is Director and Head of Nephrology and Dialysis services at Armadale hospital.

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

He 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 paediatric kidney disease.

Year 2022 brings new exciting developments for WEXFORD NEPHROPLOGYwith changes to the work structure which include:

  • Ability to conduct Telephone consultations all across Australia (for select population who are well known or have non-complicated renal issue)
  • Ability to send scripts by SMS or Email (eSCRIPT) to those have valid Medicare Card
  • Due to limited support staff, use of email and voicemail for any requests, to serve you better
  • Increase in services at SJOG – Wexford Medical Centre from Jan 2022
  • Professional Communication is UPLOADED to MY HEALTH RECORDS for optimal care in the community, Emergency departments & Inpatients of public tertiary hospitals.

PRIVATE INPATIENT ADMISSIONS:

St John of God HC, MURDOCH and

Mount Hospital, PERTH

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

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

Peel Health Campus, Mandurah

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

Changes in 2022 – Next Steps…

Due to number of administrative changes, we are using electronic means to get back to you in timely manner.

Phone numbers are not manned 24/7 and thus voice messages can be left by dialing 08-94676361 (then 1 after prompt) – if you do not have email address.

Online appointments are no longer active and email requests are preferred, where feasible. Otherwise please leave the voice mail and we shall revert to you as soon as feasible.

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

We are now geared to do TELEPHONE APPOINTMENTS in select patient population, and avoid travel, parking and other inconveniences. These can be used for the initial consultations for straight forward issues. All complex consultations are preferred as FACE TO FACE appointments.

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