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Nephrologist & General Medicine Specialist

M.B, M.R.C.P.I, F.R.A.C.P

Dr Patrick Coleman is a Nephrologist and General Physician with a special interest in hypertension and obstetric medicine. He works at the Northern Beaches Hospital, Arcadia Pittwater Private Hospital, Mona Vale Hospital, Manly Waters Private Hospital, and Delmar Private Hospital. 


Patrick graduated in medicine from University College Cork, Ireland in 1991. He worked as a Medical Registrar at Nambour Hospital, Sunshine Coast between 1994-1996. He trained in Nephrology at the Mater Hospital, Dublin between 1996-1999. He gained Membership of the Royal College of Physicians in Ireland in 1997 and worked as a Staff Specialist in General Medicine, Mater Hospital, Dublin between 1997-1999. On returning to Australia in 2000 he completed his Australian Advanced Training in Nephrology at the Royal North Shore and Westmead Hospitals and gained Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians in 2003. 


Patrick has a keen interest in training and education. Between 1996-1999, whilst training in nephrology, he held the position of Special Lecturer in Medicine, Mater Hospital, Dublin. Between 2003-2004, whilst working as a Staff Specialist in Nephrology, he held the position of Clinical Superintendent in Medicine, Westmead Hospital. Between 2005-2006, he co-chaired the Workforce Training & Education Group of the NSW Renal Services Network. Between 2010-2015, he was Director of Prevocational Training & Education, Manly Hospital.  He is actively involved in GP education and regularly conducts conferences and education sessions for medical professionals.


Patrick is committed to providing individualised and comprehensive patient care with the ultimate aim of improving people’s quality of life whilst achieving optimal, evidence-based, clinical outcomes. He endeavours to maintain prompt communication with clinical colleagues as well as patients and their families. 


Patrick resides with his young family on the Northern Beaches where he enjoys spending time with his two young children, partaking in an active lifestyle and the multiple benefits of living in a wonderful environment. He is bilingual in french.

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