Dr Gopalakrishnan Venkat-Raman is a leading consultant in renal medicine (nephrology) and general (internal) medicine, working in Portsmouth and Guildford. He specialises in all forms of kidney diseases (clinical nephrology), which present with protein or blood in the urine, high blood pressure, or impaired kidney function (acute kidney injury or chronic kidney disease).
The commonest causes include diabetic kidney disease, glomerulonephritis, vasculitis, autoimmune renal diseases, interstitial kidney diseases, drug-induced kidney disorders, ischaemic or renovascular disease and genetic kidney disorders.
Hypertension is one of Dr Venkat-Raman’s major subspecialist interests, and he is proficient at managing essential hypertension as well as secondary forms of hypertension, monogenic (genetic) hypertension and other complicated conditions like accelerated and refractory hypertension.
Dr Venkat-Raman is also a very experienced general physician, capable of dealing with most acute medical conditions, and has long years of experience of dealing with them.
Dr Venkat-Raman has considerable experience medico-legal work and has been producing reports for 35 years, dealing with litigation involving his areas of expertise.
Dr Venkat-Raman is committed to working to the highest standards of professionalism, encompassing a holistic approach, efficient and rapid responses, aimed at achieving a quick resolution, accurate diagnosis and treatment, prompt and empathetic communications, all with the full consent and cooperation of the patient.