Dr Ajith James

Qualifications

MBBS, MSc , FRCP

GMC number: 5186369

Practising since: 1994

Specialties

General (internal) Medicine, Renal Medicine (Nephrology)

Consultation times

  • The Holly: Wednesday Afternoon
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About

Dr Ajith James trained in Nephrology in Barts and Royal London Hospitals and in General Medicine in Whipps Cross and Southend University Hospitals. Dr James was appointed as a Consultant Nephrologist and Physician, jointly by Barts Health NHS Trust and Barking, Havering & Redbridge NHS Trust in 2009.

Dr. James currently manages a dialysis unit in King George Hospital and is the Clinical Governance Lead for Specialist Medicine. He has widespread experience in nephrology, hypertension, transplantation, general medicine and critical care.

His special interests outside his profession include, information technology and management. He is a keen badminton, tennis and cricket player. When not at work he enjoys cycling and nature walks.

Special interests

  • Acute and chronic kidney disease
  • Diabetic Kidney Disease
  • Reno-vascular Disease
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Nephrotic syndrome
  • Lupus nephritis
  • Vasculitis
  • Renal anemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hematuria
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal stone disease

Languages spoken

English

Locations Dr Ajith James works with

Related experience

Research

Dr James has wide-spread experience in Clinical Research and Epidemiology. He undertook experimental research in  Acute Kidney Injury and clinical trials on Hemodiafiltration under the supervision of Prof Magdi Yaqoob in William Harvey Research Institute, Queen Mary School of Medicine, leading to publications in peer-reviewed journals. He also did a Masters in Epidemiology and Statistics from the prestigious London School of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 

Memberships

  • American Society of Nephrology
  • Renal Association
  • British Medical Association

Other posts held

  • Consultant Physician and Nephrologist at Barts Health NHS Trust

Insurers Dr Ajith James works with

Dr Ajith James works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • AXA Health
  • Aviva Health
  • Bupa
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA

Declaration

Dr Ajith James does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Dr Ajith James does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Dr Ajith James does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.