Dr. Jyoti Baharani is a practicing Nephrologist and Associate Medical Director at University Hospitals Birmingham. She is an honorary clinical lecturer for the University of Birmingham. She
is Renal Medicine Higher training program director for Renal Medicine in the West Midlands, Royal College of Physicians regional advisor for Nephrology in the West Midlands and a Censor
for the college. She trained in Renal Medicine in the North-East of Scotland.
She is currently clinical lead for the pre-dialysis and peritoneal dialysis Service at University Hospitals Birmingham in England. The PD programme at the center is arguably the largest
programme in Western Europe. She is passionate about quality improvement in patients with CKD stage 4/5 and home dialysis.
She is an experienced educator with a post graduate qualification in Education from the University of Birmingham and was previously a RCP Tutor at her institution.
Dr. Baharani’s research interests include Acute Kidney Injury, health inequalities in modality choice for dialysis, End of Life care in dialysis, home –dialysis, frailty in renal disease and
cognition in dialysis. She has authored over 40 peer reviewed publications including several meta-analyses. She has been awarded several research grants including 2 from the NIHR
Research for patients Benefit Program.
Born in Africa and of South- Asian heritage, she is keen to understand the reasons and barriers to the uptake of home dialysis globally which led to a collaborative project looking at this issue
with the expectation to help address the issues.