The Kidney Doctor

Dr Niroj Obeyesekere is a highly trained Nephrologist in all aspects of renal care and a General Physician for adult patients.

He completed his medical degree at Melbourne University in 2000 and undertook the Royal College of Physicians’ fellowship. He was awarded the FRACP as a Nephrologist in (2008).

Since 2009 Niroj has consulted in the Heidelberg and Bundoora areas. View locations

Niroj takes great pride in offering the highest quality of comprehensive, individualised and patient-focused care at all times. He provides the most appropriate and effective treatment to reach the best possible outcome for each patient. He has the highest standards to keep up to date with medical knowledge and holds membership in several professional organisations. To provide patients with the best care, he keeps up to date by attending regular national and international conferences and courses.

Niroj performs in-hospital care of general medical and nephrology patients. He also manages pre/peri and post-operative care of patients for a number of specialist surgeons. Occasionally patients are seen in the consulting suite before surgery to assess risk status and to determine any patient management changes to reduce any risk an operation could cause.

He is currently a visiting consultant Nephrologist and General Physician at the Northern Hospital, Warringal and NorthPark hospitals. Niroj is actively involved in teaching Nephrology Registrars and medical students and believes in the importance of quality training for the next generation of Nephrologists.

Niroj enjoys short and long runs early in the mornings, the gym, reading books and medical journals, and is a passionate Richmond Tigers supporter . He lives locally with his family.

Scope of practice

The typical conditions treated by Dr Obeyesekere are:

1. Chronic kidney disease

2. Proteinuria/ haematuria

3. Glomerulonephritis

4. Hypertension

5. Renal replacement therapy

6. Kidney stones

7. General medicine

8. Preoperative assessments