Dr Shabbir Moochhala

Job title

Consultant nephrologist



GMC Number


Contact details

Phone number: 020 7794 0500 ext 33322

Email address: gsemple@nhs.net

Private practice phone number: 020 7794 0500 ext 34881

Private practice email address: m.edah-tally@nhs.net

Related services

Kidney services


Dr Moochhala is a nephrologist and general physician. He practises at the Royal Free Hospital and the Edgware Dialysis Unit. He has a specialist practice in renal tubular diseases especially medical aspects of kidney stone disease and other rare diseases. He contributes to clinical research and chairs national committees and patient events in these areas.


  • Shavit L, Girfoglio D, Kirkham A, Allen D, Ferraro PM, Moochhala S, Unwin R. Increased renal papillary density in kidney stone formers detectable by CT scan is a potential marker of stone risk, but is unrelated to underlying hypercalciuria. Urolithiasis (2016) doi: 10.1007/s00240-016-0873-x First published online: March 29, 2016.
  • Shavit, L., Girfoglio, D., Vijay, V., Goldsmith, D., Ferraro, P. M., Moochhala, S. H., & Unwin, R. Vascular Calcification and Bone Mineral Density in Recurrent Kidney Stone Formers. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. (2015) 10: 278-285.
  • Shavit, L., Ferraro, P. M., Johri, N., Robertson, W., Walsh, S. B., Moochhala, S., & Unwin, R. Effect of being overweight on urinary metabolic risk factors for kidney stone formation. Nephrol Dial Transplant (2015) 30: 607-613.
  • Moochhala SH (2012). Extracellular pyrophosphate in the kidney: How does it get there and what does it do? Nephron Physiol 120, 33-38.