Our Doctors

Dr Roger Wyndham

MBBS MMedSc(Clin Epi) FRACP

Roger brings over 35 years of experience to Inner West Renal Services. He graduated from the University of Sydney in 1971 and completed his nephrology training at Prince Alfred and Queen Elizabeth Hospitals. He went on to do a fellowship at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, focusing on the investigation and management of hypertension. He also undertook further studies, in the United States, on the management of lipid disorders and cardiovascular disease.

He has been a VMO at Concord Hospital since 1979, to which he has made enormous contributions. With his background and research into the hormonal aspects of hypertension and epidemiology, he ran the Concord hypertension clinic for many years.  He also set up its first lipid laboratory and a multi-risk prevention clinic, utilising his studies in the complex multiple risk variables associated with cardiovascular disease.

He currently runs clinics in Lithgow, and Burwood and performs ambulatory blood pressure monitoring at the Concord Medical Centre. His clinical activities also include a renal biopsy service. He has ongoing clinical research projects at Concord Hospital. 

Roger is passionate about the diet and lifestyle aspects of his patients’ management and is writing a book on nutrition for all dialysis and renal patients.  His patient therapy plans are highly individualised and careful attention is paid to the family and societal aspects of management. 

Dr Celine Foote

MBBS (Class 1 Honours) B.Sc(Med)
Grad Dip Med (Clin Epi) FRACP PhD

Celine is a staff specialist nephrologist at Concord Hospital, clinical senior lecturer of the Sydney Medical School and honorary senior research fellow of The George Institute for Global Health.

She is passionate about geriatric nephrology and supportive renal care (which includes non-dialysis management of kidney failure, optimal management of kidney disease symptoms and advance care planning) and has completed a PhD in this area.

Her other interests include hypertensive disorders of pregnancy. She also speaks French.

Dr Lucy Wynter

B.Sc MBBS(Hons) M.Bioeth FRACP

Lucy did her nephrology training at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and Concord Hospital and maintains close ties with both centres. She completed a Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery with honours and a Masters of Bioethics, at Sydney University.

She lectures at the University of Sydney Medical School and is currently employed part time as a Senior Lecturer and Clinical Studies Advisor to the Office of Medical Education.

Her particular interests include: Hypertension, Chronic Kidney Disease, Diabetic Nephropathy, Kidney Stones, Cardio-renal Syndrome and Renal Supportive Care.

Lucy is also very familiar with the particular challenges facing patients of a non-English speaking background, and welcomes family attendance at appointments.

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