Professor Simon Roger

Professor Roger is a Consultant Nephrologist at the Renal Unit, Gosford Hospital, Gosford, Australia.

Professor Roger received his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of New South Wales, Australia. He was then appointed to Westmead Hospital, Sydney, Australia, where he completed his advanced training in nephrology.

He now has over 25 years’ experience researching anaemia and the role of iron in patients with chronic kidney disease. He lectures widely in this field and has been an invited lecturer at numerous national and international congresses and meetings. He has also attended a number of advisory boards, where he has shared his expertise in the management of anaemia.

Professor Roger has contributed to a number of clinical trials assessing new treatments and the role of iron in patients with chronic kidney disease, both through his role as Principle Investigator and as an active Steering Committee member. He is also a member of several associations, including the Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology, the International Society of Nephrology, and was the Foundation Member of the Westmead Association.

He has authored or co-authored over 70 journal articles, and has contributed to the development of national and international guidelines including Caring for Australians with Renal Insufficiency (CARI Guidelines): Target Haemoglobin and the 2008 Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) guideline.



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