Lachlan McMichael

Lachlan McMichael

Adelaide Medical School

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Dr Lachlan McMichael is a kidney specialist & early career clinician-researcher. His clinical work is based at Royal Adelaide Hospital as a consultant kidney specialist and transplant physician. He is a PhD candidate at the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute/Australia & New Zealand Dialysis & Transplant Registry and a research fellow at the University of British Columbia, Canada. His research program is focused on measuring healthcare system performance with a focus on patient access to kidney transplantation and international system comparisons.

Dr McMichael completed his medical degree at the University of Adelaide in 2013. He undertook Basic Physician Training at Central Adelaide Local Health Network and completed his Nephrology Advanced Training at the Central and Northern Adelaide Renal & Transplantation Service. He became a Fellow of the RACP in 2021. Dr McMichael has completed clinical & research fellowships in Nephrology and Kidney Transplantation at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada between 2020-2023 and completed a Master of Medicine (Clinical Epidemiology) from the University of Sydney in 2022.

Dr McMichael hopes his research will inform contemporary kidney transplant practice by reducing the current variation in approaches to kidney transplant evaluation and optimising resource utilisation.

  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2018 - ongoing Clinical Associate Lecturer University of Adelaide
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2023 University of Adelaide Australia PhD
    2022 - 2022 University of Sydney Australia MMed (Clin Epi)
    2008 - 2013 University of Adelaide Australia MBBS
  • Postgraduate Training

    Date Title Institution Country
    2022 Kidney Transplant Research Fellow University of British Columbia Canada
    2021 - 2022 Kidney Transplant Fellowship University of British Columbia Canada
    2020 - 2021 General Nephrology Fellowship University of British Columbia Canada
  • Certifications

    Date Title Institution name Country
    2021 Fellow Royal Australasian College of Physicians Australia
  • Research Interests

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