Associate Professor Ian Fraser has a long standing commitment to teaching, research, and patient care. He has held a number of key leadership positions in the profession. His main medical interests are in the treatment of chronic kidney disease, as well as the care of dialysis and kidney transplant patients. This is often in conjunction with Royal Melbourne Hospital, where holds an appointment. His current research interest is in polycystic kidney disease.

Epworth hospital locations


Epworth Richmond

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Melbourne Kidney Specialists

Suite 5.2 32 Erin Street
Richmond VIC 3121

Special interests

  • Polycystic kidney disease, with invovlvement in past and current clinical trials
  • Chronic kidney disease; halting or slowing disease progression
  • Renal transplantation;Over 70 patients at Richmond campus alone
  • Dialysis;managing many patients on dialysis.

Education and training

  • Victorian Representative of RACP Clinical Exam Committee
  • Director of Physician for RACP at Epworth HealthCare
  • Teaching Monash University medical students


  • Polycystic kidney disease; currently in a trial of Bardoxolone in PCKD


  • MBBS
  • MD

Professional Associations

  • AMA
  • ISN
Internal medicine covers a wide range of conditions affecting the internal organs of the body - the heart, the lungs, the liver and gastro-intestinal tract, the kidneys and urinary tract, the brain, spinal column, nerves, muscles and joints. Specialists with the Internal Medicine Clinical Institute have expertise in the diagnosis and management of complex, chronic and multisystem disorders.
The Urology and Vascular Clinical Institute groups together surgical specialties in the areas of endocrinology, nephrology, urology and vascular surgery.