Dr Thomas

Nephrologist

  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Hypertension (high blood pressure)
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Diabetic nephropathy
  • Acute kidney injury (AKI)
  • Urinary tract infection

Dr Mark Thomas

GMC: 2829920


Dr Mark Thomas is an esteemed Consultant specialist in Nephrology, Hypertension and Internal medicine with over 30 years of experience. Dr Thomas has a busy practice providing patient-centred care on a range of kidney disorders including chronic kidney disease, diabetic kidney disease, glomerulonephritis and acute kidney injury, as well as seeing patients with hypertension and urinary tract infection. He has been accredited as a Clinical Hypertension Specialist of the European Society of Hypertension. 

Dr Thomas originally qualified from the university of London, and secured a highly competitive Renal Fellowship at Washington University School of Medicine in the USA. He completed a medical thesis focused on proteinuric renal disease, and trained under leading internal medicine specialists including Professors John Walls and Bryan Williams.

In addition to his clinical practice, Dr Thomas has chaired three NICE guideline groups. As an expert witness for Professor Richard McLaren, Dr Thomas was a key figure in the independent commission into Russian state-sponsored doping in the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. The commission found that drug containing urine specimens for athletes had been switched to drug free urine samples, and doctored with the addition of salt. He is a senior examiner for the Royal College of Physicians and an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Birmingham.


  • Professional experience

    • Consultant General Physician and Nephrologist, Birmingham Heartlands and Solihull Hospitals (1998 – present)
  • Education

    • FRCP (2012)
    • MD, University of Leicester (1998)
    • MRCP (1988)
    • MBBS, University of London (1983)
  • Professional membership

    • British Medical Association
    • The Renal Association
    • British and Irish Hypertension Society
  • Teaching posts

    • Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Birmingham Medical School
  • Publications and conferences

    • Click here to view Mr Thomas' profile on ResearchGate
  • Prizes and awards

    • Gold Award winner, Research and Development Team of the Year 2018, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Trust

 Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Acute kidney injury (AKI)
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Diabetic nephropathy
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Hypertension (high blood pressure)
  • Urinary tract infection

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Contact

  • Spire Parkway Hospital
    1 Damson Parkway B91 2PP - Birmingham (Solihull)
    (+44) 01212817776


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