Consultant Diabetologist, Liverpool University Hospitals and Foundation Trust
As one of our Clinical Champions, Dr Dushyant Sharma will develop pathways and systems to integrate and enhance chronic kidney disease in diabetes services across Liverpool city.
Dr Dushyant Sharma is a consultant in diabetes and endocrinology at Liverpool University Hospitals. He has been a consultant for over 12 years and clinical lead for the last four years, leading the department through integration following the merger of 2 trusts.
He has been running a diabetic nephropathy service for the last eight years. He has an excellent understanding of the challenges in managing diabetic kidney disease (DKD), particularly patients with advanced renal failure on renal replacement therapy and patients with new onset diabetes after transplantation (NODAT).
In the city of Liverpool, diabetes services are delivered through the Liverpool diabetes partnership (LDP). Dr Dushyant Sharma intends to enhance the overall care of patients with DKD, by establishing a better Interface between primary and secondary care.