Professor Alan Salama


Consultant Nephrologist

Professor Alan Salama is a consultant and Professor in renal medicine at the UCL Centre for Nephrology, Royal Free Hospital in London. He runs a busy vasculitis clinic and a research laboratory investigating mechanisms of immune regulation in systemic vasculitis and glomerulonephritis.
One day he will run a marathon in less than 3 hours and 15 minutes

Hospital Locations

Royal Free Hospital

Year qualified


Country of qualification


Languages spoken

English, French, Some Spanish


  • Nephrology
  • General Medicine


  • Fellow of Royal College Physicians
  • Member British Transplant Society
  • Member UK Renal Association
  • Member Association of Physicians

Procedures offered

  • All aspects of renal care and transplantation
  • Renal biopsy

Clinical interests

  • Nephrology
  • Polycystic kidney disease
  • Vasculitis, SLE
  • Autoimmunity
  • Transplantation

Research interests

I run a laboratory investigating immunological and inflammatory kidney disease, and have a clinical interest in systemic vasculitis. We have investigated novel biomarkers of disease and novel means of treatment. We are currently running a trial to define immune tolerance in systemic vasculitis.

Professor Alan Salama, Consultant Nephrologist is available to be seen for consultations at Royal Free London