Dr Hugh McCarthy


Paediatric Nephrology

Job Title Staff Specialist
Organisation Name Sydney Children's Hospital Network and the Centre for Kidney Research, NSW
Areas of Special Interest

Nephrotic syndrome
Rare renal disease
Patient registries

Adults or Children Adults and Children
Clinic Services Renal Genetic Clinic with counsellor and joint nephrology / genetic expertise
Clinic Contact details


Clinic days/times Monthly renal genetic clinic at Children's Hospital, Westmead
Four times per year at Sydney Children's Hospital
Telehealth consults Available
Transitional Planning – Paediatric to adult services Available
Transitional Planning Information As part of our normal paediatric nephrology practice


Phone (02) 9382 1646

Dr Hugh McCarthy

is prepared to be contacted by Medical Practitioners and other Health Professionals
Additional Clinical Information

Centre for Kidney Research
Renal Genetics Clinics
Clinical Information
Clinical Practice Guidelines – Nephrotic syndrome (The Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne)
Information for Patients
Parent information sheet: Nephrotic Syndrome booklet (The Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne)

European Reference Networks (ERNs)

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For links to online portals that provide information on rare diseases including definitions, causes, treatments, and publications for patients, families and professionals in the field. Please see our conditions page.