Professor David Harris
Professor David Harris MD, BS, FRACP
David Harris practices as a nephrologist at Westmead Hospital, with particular
interests in dialysis, chronic kidney disease, general nephrology and fluid and
He looks after a large number of dialysis and transplant patients. He runs a
dialysis clinic on Monday mornings at the Regional Dialysis Centre in Blacktown
Hospital, and private rooms on Friday mornings in Kempsey Street, Blacktown.
Until mid 2013 he is Chair of Westmead Hospital Medical Staff Council, and
Co-chair of Westmead Clinical Council. He is passionate about the continued
mprovement in services and infrastructure at Westmead, to improve the health
care of patients in western Sydney.
He has an active clinical and laboratory research program, the latter centred
around novel therapeutic approaches for chronic kidney disease. For a couple
of decades he has been interested in global nephrology, currently occupies several
executive positions in the International Society of Nephrology and will be
President of the Asian Pacific Society from 2013.
In his spare time he still enjoys running through the beautiful bushland of the
northern beaches and Ku-ring-gai Chase and protecting the natural beauty in
his corner of Sydney.