Brown, Dr Alison

Dr Alison L BrownConsultant Nephrologist

  • Consultant Nephrologist
  • Tel: 0191 213 7149
  • GMC Code: 2515009
  • Qualifications: MA MB BChir MD FRCP (Ed,Lond)
  • Special Interests

    General nephrology, dialysis and  transplantation including antibody incompatible renal transplantation.

  • Biography

    I was born in Thornaby on Tees and educated at Middlesbrough High School. I read medicine at Cambridge (Newnham College), and trained in nephrology at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge, Newcastle, and St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London, where I carried out research for my MD thesis. I was appointed Consultant Nephrologist in 1995.

    I am a general nephrologist with special interests in renal transplantation, vasculitis, anaemia management and end of life care.  I took over as Unit Lead Nephrologist last year.

    I am the current Secretary of the UK Renal Association and Assistant Dean (online education) for the RCPE.

  • Directorate

    Urology and Renal

  • Hospital Base


  • Clinics Provided

    New patient clinics once a week plus weekly review clinics for Glomerulonephritis/Vasculitis, General Nephrology, Pre-dialysis, renal transplant, haemodialysis; also outreach clinics at Queen Elizabeth, Gateshead and (soon) Hexham.

  • Name of Secretary
    Marie Reeve
  • Alison Brown 
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