About Us

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Our Story:  BIRTH OF WEXFORD NEPHROLOGY®

Dr. Hemant Kulkarni, is an only dual trained (Adult and Paediatric) Nephrologist in the state, with national and international specialist qualifications and experience in the field of nephrology since 1995.

Hemant is an astute clinician, with track record of involvement in teaching, education, clinical research and policy development within Western Australia. Click here to see the details in Resume.

Since joining the WA in June 2004, private outpatients were established initially at Mandurah and later expanded to Armadale in September 2004, providing the care closer to home for patients in outer metropolitan area of Perth.

Private inpatients were serviced at St John of God Health Care in Murdoch since 2004, however outpatient services had to be started in June 2010 for comprehensive delivery of services.

WEXFORD NEPHROLOGY® was formally born with the development of new premises of Wexford Medical Centre in Sept 2014. This has allowed centralised access for all our clients, improved flexibility for provision of services and improved ability to co-ordinate care.

Our Values

Patients with kidney diseases and hypertension may need long term follow-up with uniformity of management practices, helping them to cope with changes to their life styles.

Patient centered care, at the place closer to home where possible remains important.  Involvement by the patient in their own care is greatly valued, making us achieve highest proportion of patients on Home Dialysis Therapies in WA for last few years.

He is a recipient of the “Operation Angel” award from Kidney Health Australia in recognition of his inspirational contribution to the Australian kidney community. He is also involved with advocacy of early diagnosis of kidney diseases and involved in the activities of Kidney Health Australia - A National Not-for- Profit Organisation.  See details

We value the service excellence with good communication and values towards the best interests of patient care.

Our SERVICES

Our services include diagnosis and management of all aspect of kidney disease (acute and chronic kidney disease; hereditary kidney diseases including cystic kidney disease; urinary abnormalities and others); electrolyte abnormalities, hypertension and complex modalities of treatment including all forms of dialysis and kidney transplantation.

We are pride to look after substantially large number of patients on HOME DIALYSIS and RENAL TRANSPLATATION for last few years.

Dr. Hemant Kulkarni: Current Commitments

Dr. Hemant Kulkarni, is a senior Renal Physician at Royal Perth Hospital and Clinician- In Charge of the Nephrology Services at Armadale Hospital since 2004.

Hemant is Co-Lead of the Renal Health Network, a policy developing arm of the Department of Health, Western Australia. He has over seen significant developments in service delivery and planning for services in the state.  Further information could be obtained from Health Networks link: http://www.healthnetworks.health.wa.gov.au/overview/hemantkulkarni.cfm

He supervises Peel Dialysis Unit and Armadale Dialysis Services. He provides regular private inpatient services at Mount Hospital and  St John of God Health Care at Murdoch.

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Meet the Support Team

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Amie Mathews

Secretary / Receptionist

Smart, assertive, knowledgeable and efficient

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Tithi Kulkarni

Secretary / Receptionist

Intelligent, smart, productive and cheerful

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Natasha

Secretary / Receptionist

Soft spoken and quite, diligent and pleasant

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Sonya Armstrong

Secretary / Receptionist at PEEL CLINIC

Upfront, Assertive and smart - Cannot be faulted...

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Adele Collins

Secretary / Receptionist at Armadale Clinic

Courteous, soft spoken and eager

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