Kolitha Basnayake, PhD, FRCP

 

Kolitha Basnayake, PhD, FRCP
Medical Director, UK and Ireland

Kolitha Basnayake is the country medical director for the United Kingdom and Ireland and is a practicing consultant nephrologist. He oversees clinical governance, with a strong focus on safety. Dr. Basnayake has led transformation and delivery of home dialysis and chronic kidney disease management services. His interests include improving quality in healthcare through patient choice, measuring patient-reported experiences and outcomes, and addressing variations in practice. His research background is in paraproteinaemic kidney diseases, for which he received his PhD from the University of Birmingham.