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Dr David Game is a leading consultant nephrologist based in London who specialises in transplantation, dialysis and chronic disease of the kidney. He is additionally expert in hypertension as well as acute kidney injuries and kidney stones.

Dr Game studied for a bachelor’s degree in pharmacology at the University of Cambridge before qualifying in medicine at the University of Oxford in 1996. He was later awarded the prestigious Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) fellowship and additionally completed a PhD in transplant immunology at Imperial College London. Following further specialist training on the esteemed North Thames rotation, he was appointed as a consultant at Guy's Hospital in 2009, where he continues to see private patients. He additionally sees private patients at HCA at the Shard and the Lister Hospital in central London.

Dr Game is a leading name in medical education and has been an honorary senior lecturer at King’s College London since 2015. Prior to this, he was a clinical lecturer at Imperial College London, based at the Hammersmith Hospital for several years and was also voted Guy's Teacher of the Year by the establishment’s junior doctor trainees. Additional to his teaching roles, Dr Game continues to be an active researcher in transplant immunology. He was the principal investigator in a highly anticipated €14 million clinical trial of cell therapy for transplant tolerance which was funded by the EU.

Especialista en

Kidney transplantation

What is a kidney transplant? A kidney transplant is an operation that involves placing a healthy kidney in a person with kidney failure. To do ...

Chronic kidney disease

What is chronic kidney disease (CKD)? Chronic kidney disease, also known as ...


What is dialysis? Dialysis is a treatment that extracts toxins and excess water from the blood. It...

Hypertension (high blood pressure)

Index:  What is hypertension?...

Acute kidney injury (AKI)

What is it?    The kidneys are located under the ribcage, on either side of the spine. They are the urin...

Kidney stones

Index:  ...

Enfermedades, Pruebas y Tratamientos

  • Acidosis
  • Acute kidney failure
  • Acute kidney injury (AKI)
  • Amyloidosis
  • Atherosclerotic renal disease
  • Bruised kidney
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Conn's syndrome (Primary aldosteronism)
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes insipidus
  • Diabetic nephropathy
  • Dialysis
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Haematuria (blood in the urine)
  • Hypercholesterolemia
  • Hypertension (high blood pressure)
  • Kidney biopsy
  • Kidney infection
  • Kidney stones
  • Kidney transplantation
  • Lupus
  • Nephrectomy (kidney removal)
  • Nephritic syndrome
  • Nephrocalcinosis
  • Nephropathy (Kidney disease)
  • Obesity
  • Polycystic kidney disease (PKD)
  • Pregnancy and kidney disease
  • Proteinuria (protein in the urine)
  • Renal artery embolism
  • Renal artery stenosis
  • Renal denervation
  • Renal papillary necrosis
  • Uremia
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Urinary tract infections in children

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  • HCA at the Shard
    London Bridge Urology, The Shard, St Thomas Street SE1 9BS - London (Central London)
    (+44) 02038840586
  • Lister Hospital
    Chelsea Bridge Road SW1W 8RH - London (Central London)
    (+44) 02038840586
  • The Kidney Clinic at Guy's Hospital
    4th floor, Tower Wing SE1 9RT - London (SE1 South Bank London)
    (+44) 02038840586

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