Matthew is passionate about providing a high standard of care for his patients and tailoring treatments to meet individual patients' goals of care. He focuses on identifying treatable causes of kidney disease and slowing disease progression, as well as optimizing the management of associated complications and reducing overall cardiovascular risk. For patients with progressive disease he strives to prepare patients as best as possible for the path ahead, be it dialysis, transplantation or supportive care.
Dr. Matthew Davies is an experienced nephrologist (kidney doctor) and general physician. Originally from the UK, he graduated with honours from Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals' medical school, London, in 2001. Matthew moved to Melbourne in 2006 and has worked at St Vincent's Hospital, the Royal Melbourne Hospital and the Austin Hospital. He is now primarily based at the Austin renal unit, where he is in charge of the peritoneal dialysis and home haemodialysis programs, and has an active role in the education of medical students and junior doctors. Matthew has a special interest in obesity-related hypertension and chronic kidney disease. He has completed a PhD in this area and has presented and published his research internationally.