Professor Hugh Gallagher



GMC number: 4110028

Practising since: 1994


Renal Medicine (Nephrology)

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  • Saturday AM (ad hoc)
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Hugh was appointed as a consultant nephrologist at Epsom and St Helier NHS Trust in 2004. He was awarded a visiting Professor post at the University of Southampton in 2017.

He has a particular interest in the translation of evidence into practice, and has led and participated in several national research and improvement programmes funded by the Health Foundation and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). He has contributed to guideline development with NICE, serving on the Guideline Development Group for CKD, Renal Replacement Therapy, Gout, Diabetes and CV Disease Prevention.

He was a member of the work group that developed a UK National Renal Research Strategy, and is co-Chief Investigator of the ATTACK trial of aspirin for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease in CKD funded by NIHR and the British Heart Foundation.

Hugh sees adults only.

Special interests

  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Proteinuria
  • Cardiovascular disease in CKD

Treatments and tests offered by Professor Hugh Gallagher at Nuffield Health

  • Cardiovascular risk profile

Locations Professor Hugh Gallagher works with

Related experience


Clinical Lead ASSIST CKD multicentre Quality Improvement project funded by Health Foundation (completed).
Co-Chief Investigator ATTACK trial funded by NIHR and British Heart Foundation (ongoing).


  • Royal College of Physicians
  • UK Kidney Association

Other posts held

  • Consultant Nephrologist, SW Thames Renal Unit, St Helier Hospital

Insurers Professor Hugh Gallagher works with

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

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • Bupa
  • Bupa Global
  • Cigna
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Healix
  • Healix Healthcare
  • Simplyhealth
  • The Exeter Friendly
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA


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

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

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