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Dr Patrick Coleman

Dr Patrick ColemanM.B., B.A.O., B.Ch., M.R.C.P.I., F.R.A.C.P.

Visiting General Physician - Specialist in Nephrology & Hypertension

Dr Patrick Coleman graduated in medicine from University College Cork, Ireland in 1991. After completing his preliminary physician training in Ireland, he worked as a Medical Registrar at Nambour Base Hospital, Sunshine Coast, for eighteen months. In 1996, whilst training in Nephrology, he accepted the position of Special Lecturer in Medicine at the Mater Hospital, Dublin, Ireland. He gained Membership of the Royal College of Physicians in Ireland in 1997 and subsequently worked as a Staff Specialist in General Medicine at the Mater Hospital, Dublin, Ireland. On returning to Australia in 2000 he completed his Australian Advanced Training in Nephrology at Royal North Shore Hospital and Westmead Hospital. Having been granted Fellowship of the Australasian College of Physicians in 2003, he accepted the position of Clinical Superintendent in Medicine at Westmead Hospital from June 2003 to December 2004 whilst also working there as a Staff Specialist Renal Physician.

In December 2004, Dr Coleman relocated to the Northern Beaches and now lives in North Curl Curl. He limits his clinical practice to the Northern Beaches aiming to provide timely consultation in General Medicine and Renal Medicine. He has consultation rooms at Dale Street Medical Specialists, Suite 119/ 20 Dale Street, Brookvale. Tel 02-99071477. Fax 02-99397967. Email

Special Interests

Dr Coleman is interested in all aspects of clinical medicine and particularly general nephrology, drug-induced kidney disease, diabetic nephropathy and hypertension. He has special interests in training and education. He previously co-chaired the Workforce Training and Education Group of the NSW Renal Services Network.


Dr Coleman is a fellow of the Australasian College of Physicians. He is a member of the Royal College of Physicians in Ireland, the Australia & New Zealand Society of Nephrology, Kidney Health Australia and the International Society of Nephrology.