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Steddon, Simon - medical director


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Simon Steddon, Acting Chief Operating Officer


EA: Ms Mona Adugyamfi
Tel: 020 7188 9759

Area of expertise: kidney

  • Biography

    Simon Steddon received a degree in immunology prior to studying medicine at King’s College London. He undertook his postgraduate training in both internal and renal medicine across London and the south east, particularly at St Bartholomew’s and the Royal London Hospitals. He also studied for a PhD in bone metabolism at Queen Mary, University of London and an MBA at Westminster Business School.

    He joined Guy’s and St Thomas’ as a consultant renal physician in 2005 and was initially responsible for the development of our kidney services in West Kent. He became clinical lead for renal medicine in 2007, clinical director for renal, transplant and urology in 2008 and then joint clinical director of abdominal medicine and surgery in 2010. He is the co-author of a very popular textbook of renal medicine.

    Simon served as the Trust’s Chief Operating Officer from 2014 to 2016 and was appointed Medical Director in January 2017. He became our Medical Director, with full Board responsibilities, in July 2019.

  • Specialist interests / clinical focus areas

    Principal clinician for our outreach services based at the Tunbridge Wells Kidney Treatment Centre.

    Management and service development. Dr Steddon has an MBA from the University of Westminster Business School.

  • Research interests

    Research interests include the disorders of bone and mineral metabolism that accompany chronic kidney disease.