Welcome to
Keshwar Baboolal’s

Welcome to the practice of Professor Kesh Baboolal, a Specialist in Nephrology (Kidney Disease) and General Medicine. Professor Baboolal’s practice is based in Brisbane. He sees patients at both the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital and St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital.

As a consultant nephrologist, Professor Baboolal has extensive experience in the management of patients with kidney disease, kidney failure and all types of dialysis. He has a subspecialist interest in kidney transplantation and kidney pancreas transplantation.

Professor Baboolal is also registered as a specialist in internal medicine. He has extensive experience in the assessment, management and treatment of patients presenting with acute medical problems to Emergency Departments including those at the Royal Brisbane Hospital and St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital.

Professor Baboolal was born and educated in the UK. He graduated from St Thomas’s Hospital, University of London. He undertook post graduate specialist training in nephrology and internal medicine at Oxford, London and Stanford University. He was a consultant in nephrology and internal medicine in the UK from 1997-2012 when he moved with his family to Australia. He was awarded an Academic title of Professor of Medicine from the University of Queensland.

Throughout his clinical career, Professor Baboolal has maintained a number of interests related to his specialist clinical experience, including:


An active research program in areas related to nephrology, transplantation and health economics. He has published extensively in leading international peer reviewed journals.

Medico-Legal Interests

Professor Baboolal completed an LLM in Legal Aspects of Medical Practice from Cardiff Law School. Sine then he has helped develop clinical, ethical and regulatory guidelines for many aspects of transplantation in the UK on behalf of the UK Government, UK Department of Health, UK Royal Colleges and Professional Bodies including the British Transplant Society.

Medical Leadership

Professor Baboolal has undertaken a number of medical leadership roles in the UK and Australia. Using the business knowledge and leadership skills that he developed whilst completing an eMBA at INSEAD, Paris, together with his clinical knowledge and experience, Professor Baboolal has taken forward a number of initiatives that have redefined and improved clinical services to deliver efficient, high quality services that meet the needs of patients and their families.