Dr Hugh Gallagher



GMC number: 4110028

Practicing since: 1994


Renal Medicine (Nephrology)

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Dr Hugh Gallagher is a consultant renal physician based at Epsom and St Helier NHS Trust and an Honorary Senior Lecturer at St George’s University of London.

Hugh has a longstanding specialist interest in chronic kidney disease (CKD). His main focus is on improving the treatment of kidney disease in primary care. He was a member of the Guideline Development Group for the 2014 NICE CKD Guideline.

Primary areas of interest:

  • Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
  • Hypertension in kidney disease
  • Cardiovascular risk reduction in CKD
  • Proteinuria
  • Microscopic haematuria
  • Acute Kidney Injury

Other interests

Dr Gallagher is a member of several professional and scientific committees. He was clinical lead for the bid to the Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership for a National Clinical Audit of CKD in primary care. He has worked with colleagues to make CKD a Clinical Priority for 2013-2016 with Royal College of General Practitioners. He is active in the field of GP education and in 2013 developed a CKD module for BMJ e-learning.

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Treatments and tests offered by Dr Hugh Gallagher at Nuffield Health

  • Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM)

Locations Dr Hugh Gallagher works with

Related experience


Dr Gallagher has helped to develop the evidence base for quality improvement in chronic kidney disease through leading and participating in a number of multicentre research & improvement projects. He is a member of the Work Group developing a National Renal Research Strategy.


  • Royal College of Physicians
  • Renal Association

Other post held

  • Consultant Nephrologist, SW Thames Renal Unit, St Helier Hospital
  • Consultant Nephrologist, Royal Surrey County Hospital

Insurers Dr Hugh Gallagher works with

Dr Hugh Gallagher works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Simplyhealth
  • WPA


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

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

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