Dr Philip Masson


Consultant Nephrologist

Dr Masson is a consultant Nephrologist at the Royal Free Hospital.  He qualified from the University of Edinburgh Medical School in 2003 having undertaken pre-clinical studies at the University of Oxford.  Dr Masson then trained in Nephrology and General Internal Medicine at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh and other hospitals throughout South East Scotland.

In 2015, Dr Masson was awarded his PhD from Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney for his thesis “Improving outcomes for people with chronic kidney disease.”

Dr Masson has interests in clinical transplantation (including living donor assessment, long-term follow-up and low clearance transplantation) and general nephrology (including new presentations, long-term follow-up of chronic kidney disease).

He is the Trust Specialty Educational Lead for the renal department, and is also actively involved in clinical research.

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Hospital Locations

Royal Free Hospital

Year qualified


Country of qualification


Languages spoken



  • Nephrology
  • General Medicine


  • Member of the Royal College of Physicians
  • The Renal Association, The British Transplant Society

Registration and licensing


Procedures offered

  • Kidney Biopsy (Native)
  • Haemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

Clinical interests

  • General Nephrology
  • Transplantation
  • Donor assessment

Research interests

  • Clinical epidemiology
  • Cohort studies
  • Systematic reviews
  • Clinical transplantation

Dr Philip Masson, Consultant Nephrologist is available to be seen for consultations at Royal Free London