Ram Gokal

Ram Gokal

Ram Gokal (1945-  )

Ram Gokal was born in Southern Rhodesia, came to the UK as a Rhodes Scholar, and trained in nephrology in Oxford and Newcastle.

As a senior registrar in Newcastle he started the first CAPD programme in the UK, and then moved as consultant nephrologist to Manchester Royal Infirmary where he build the  largest CAPD programme in the UK. He gained an international reputation as clinician, teacher, and researcher in peritoneal dialysis. At MRI he established one of the first renal diabetes clinics in the UK. Diabetes-Renal clinic MRI

Read Ram Gokal’s personal account of his  career given in an interview with John Feehally in 2023.

Last Updated on July 29, 2023 by John Feehally