Dr Nitin Kolhe MD, DM, FRCP, FASN

Consultant Nephrologist

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Areas of expertise:

  • Acute kidney injury
  • Hypertension
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Renal transplantation
  • Glomerular disease
  • Vasculitis

Services currently provided:

Dr. Kolhe provides outpatient and inpatient consultations for all kidney and hypertension related clinical problems. He also provides kidney biopsies.


Dr. Kolhe received the M.B.B.S degree (1992) from Lokmanya Tilak Medical College, Mumbai, India and the M.D (1996) and D.M (1998) degrees from the King Edward Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India. He subsequently completed Nephrology training from Leeds and London and obtained his CCT (Certificate of Completion of Training) in internal medicine (2005) and Nephrology (2006).

He worked in the Hypertension unit at St. George’s Hospital and has extensive experience in managing resistant hypertension. Since 2006, Dr. Kolhe has been a Consultant in Renal Medicine at the Royal Derby Hospital. He was an expert adviser on the UK NCEPOD  ‘Adding Insult to Injury’  (AKI) study and was involved with the development of electronic recognition for AKI in Derby in 2010.

He is the co-chair for the NHS England AKI Measurement work stream.



Research interests include the epidemiology, health economics and long-term outcomes of acute kidney injury. Dr. Kolhe is a member of Acute Renal Injury Research in Derby (ARID) group and leading a prospective research in epidemiology of AKI studying the role of nephrology input in the outcome, especially in relation to mortality and development of chronic kidney disease over a period of ten years.  Dr. Kolhe has also studied epidemiology of acute kidney injury in England of the last 15 years.

Languages spoken:

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Marathi
  • Gujarati


Dr Nitin Kolhe works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA

Dr Nitin Kolhe does not hold a share or financial interest in Derby Private Health.

Dr Nitin Kolhe does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at Derby Private Health.

Dr Nitin Kolhe does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Derby Private Health.


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