Dr Margaret Fraenkel is a renal physician with an interest in chronic kidney disease and dialysis, poorly controlled hypertension, acute renal failure and glomerulonephritis. She also enjoys the challenge of improving symptoms in patients with complex, multisystem illness. /br/brMargaret practises as part of the Eastern Nephrology group located at Epworth Eastern Medical Centre as well as the Eastern Health Integrated Renal Service. /br/br Margaret is committed to enabling patients with kidney disease to maximise their quality of life on dialysis and prepare for renal transplantation if appropriate. She also is experienced at providing supportive care for patients who opt not to have renal replacement therapies. /br/br Margaret will play a key role in the launch of Epworth Easterns renal dialysis unit which will open in September. /br/br Epworth Easterns renal dialysis unit is a brand new purpose-built unit featuring nine state-of-the-art Heamodialysis station designed for comfort to deliver the highest quality dialysis care for patients with chronic and acute renal disease.


  • MBBS 1982
  • FRACP 1982

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Education and training


Epworth hospital locations


Epworth Eastern

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Epworth Eastern Specialist Centre
Level 1, Suite 7
120 Thames Street
Box Hill North
Clinical institute

UroRenal and Vascular Clinical Institute

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A/Prof Laurence Harewood
The UroRenal & Vascular Clinical Institute groups together surgical specialties in the areas of endocrinology, nephrology, urology and vascular surgery.
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Internal Medicine Clinical Institute

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Dr Michelle Caldecott
The Institute encompasses the specialties of general medicine, geriatric medicine, infectious diseases, respiratory medicine, general practice, hospital in the home and paediatric medicine.