Dr Francisco Salcido-Ochoa

Nephrologist & Transplant Immunologist
14 years of experience


Kidney transplantation, Renal failure, Haemodialysis, Peritoneal Dialysis, Chronic Kidney Disease, Glomerulonephritis

Consultation Fee


Clinical Interest

Kidney Transplantation


MD (Mex), MRCP (UK), MSc (UK), PhD (UK)

What I do

Dr Francisco provides clinical services such as:
* First Office Consultation for new patients ($200)
* Follow up Consult ($125)
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Clinic Locations

Francisco Kidney & Medical Centre
38 Irrawaddy Road, #08-36/7/8/9,
Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital 
Singapore 329563

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Professional Statement

Dr Francisco graduated with honours from the Faculty of Medicine of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) in Mexico City, Mexico. He obtained his MRCP (UK) in London, United Kingdom, where he did his senior medical officer postings at the Royal London Hospital and Barts Hospital. He specialised in Nephrology at the Singapore General Hospital (SGH), where he acquired 10 years of experience as a Nephrologist.

 Dr Francisco is accredited as a Specialist Nephrologist Consultant at Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital, Mount Elizabeth Hopital (Orchard), Gleneagles Hospital and Parkway East Hospital in Singapore. He has also set up ... See more [ + ]his own private practice currently at Francisco Kidney & Medical Centre. He is also a visiting consultant at NKF Singapore.

 Dr Francisco’s main clinical interests are the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of several kidney disorders including glomerulonephritis and lupus nephritis, and of chronic kidney disease due to diabetes, hypertension, polycystic kidney disease and other rarer conditions of the kidneys. He also subspecialised in kidney transplantation at the SGH and he is an eager advocate of kidney transplantation and live donation for the management of kidney failure. He is also proficient in the management of patients on haemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis, as well as in the care of those patients opting for no dialysis or delaying the initiation of dialysis. Dr Francisco has also set up a programme for the prevention and early detection and treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus, including a weight loss programme.

 Holistic patient care is crucial in Dr Francisco’s clinical practice and he is partnering with different specialists and other corporations in Singapore, and he is providing in-office clinic services and home services In Singapore for Singaporeans and Expats, as well as International patients visiting Singapore.

 Finally, Dr Francisco was also trained as an Immunologist at Imperial College London in the United Kingdom, under the supervision of Prof Sir Robert Lechler. He was awarded a distinction for his MSc in thymopoiesis and had straight-pass during his PhD thesis viva on "Transplantation Tolerance and Immunoregulation". Dr Francisco was actively involved in many research projects at the SGH, where he held few institutional research grants for the study of the immune mechanisms behind kidney transplant rejection, glomerulonephritis and lupus nephritis. His work led to several international publications, but more importantly, it has equipped him with a greater understanding of the disease processes underlying the kidney disorders he manages. Thus, he does not only provide holistic and empathic specialist medical care to his patients, but also provides them with evidence-based and up-to-date medical advice.

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Languages Spoken

English, Spanish


National Autonomous University of Mexico, Royal College of Physicians of London , Imperial College London

Awards and Publications

Professional Positions and Memberships

Specialist Nephrologist, Francisco Kidney & Medical Centre
Visiting Nephrologist Consultant, NKF Singapore

Accredited Hospitals

Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital
Mount Elizabeth Orchard Hospital
Gleneagles Hospital
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Insurances Accepted