Dr. Maaz Babiker joins Imperial College London Diabetes Centre (ICLDC) with nine years of extensive experience in renal medicine. Having served as a Renal and Acute Medicine Consultant in University Hospitals Birmingham in the United Kingdom, Dr. Babiker has extensive experience in treating complex renal conditions. His primary focus revolves around offering patients sustainable treatment options, reflecting his passion for enhancing their quality of life.
Dr. Babiker embarked on his medical journey after earning his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) from the University of Khartoum, Sudan. He is a Member of the Royal College of Physicians and holds a Specialty Certificate in Nephrology from the Federation of Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom. He has also been awarded a Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians (UK). He is a member of the UK Kidney Association and the American Society of Nephrology.
Following his graduation, he moved to the UK to pursue foundation and core medical training, as well as further specialist training in renal and general internal medicine at the Health Education England West Midlands Deanery. He gained experience across various hospitals, including Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, New Cross Hospital, Heartlands Hospital and University Hospital Coventry & Warwickshire.
His areas of expertise encompasses chronic kidney disease (CKD) and advanced CKD, renal transplant, various dialysis modalities such as haemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis, hypertension, diabetic renal disease, cardio-renal syndrome, renal vasculitis, Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) and glomerulonephritis.
Dr. Babiker has actively undertaken several academic endeavours, highlighted by his presentation at prestigious conferences. These include a prospective observational cohort study exploring the relation between Urinary alpha-1-acid glycoprotein and the progression to end-stage renal disease and mortality in chronic kidney disease at the UK Kidney Week. Additionally, he addressed the reasons for therapy drop-out in a peritoneal dialysis program, sharing insights from single centre experience in the UK at the European Renal Association (ERA) and Euro PD in Dublin. Moreover, he was involved in multiple renal audits and quality improvement projects that has led to significant and transformative impact on clinical practices. Beyond his clinical roles, Dr. Babiker has regularly taught medical students both on a local and regional level. He has also helped to organise and host the MRCP PACES exam. In addition, he has served as an educational and clinical supervisor at Birmingham Heartlands Hospital.