Dr Cohney is a nephrologist & general physician internationally recognised for contributions to transplantation & nephrology holding appointments at the University of Melbourne & Monash University. He is on an international panel on diabetes after transplantation and teaches in the developing world.

Epworth hospital locations


Epworth Richmond

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

53 Erin Street
Richmond VIC 3121

Consulting Location

44 Eleanor Street
Footscray VIC 3011

Consulting Location

Suite 205/55 Flmeington Road
North Melbourne VIC 3051

Special interests

  • Hypertension, chronic kidney disease
  • Heart failure
  • Renal transplantation

Education and training

  • Nephrology and General Medicine through the University of Melbourne
  • Basic and advanced physician trainees in Nephrology


  • Clinical & Mechanistic Aspects of Post Transplant Diabetes
  • CMV Disease Post Renal Transplantation
  • BK Virus in Renal Transplantation


  • PhD University of Melbourne 1997
  • FRACP 1994
  • MRCP (UK) 1990
  • MBBS (UWA) 1986

Professional Associations

  • ANZ Society of Nephrology, Transplant Society of ANZ
  • American Society of Nephrology, American Transplant Society
  • International Society of Nephrology
  • European Society of Organ Transplantation
  • AMA
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.