Dr Mark Edward 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. He is a co-author of the Springer textbook for Doctors: Understanding Kidney Diseases, now in its second edition and recently published in 2020.