Melbourne Kidneys



Dr Christine Sammartino is a Nephrologist, General Physician and Obstetric Medicine Physician. Having completed an Obstetric Medicine Fellowship at the Mater Health Service in Brisbane, she is accredited by the Society of Obstetric Medicine of Australia and New Zealand.

Dr Sammartino also holds a public appointment in Nephrology at Western Health.

Dr Sammartino has established her practice, Melbourne Kidneys, in North Melbourne and offers the following services to her patients and referring GPs:

  • Management of the full spectrum of renal disease. This includes acute and chronic kidney disease, dialysis, referral for transplantation and post-transplantation care.
  • Management of women with a range of medical conditions through pregnancy. In particular hypertension, diabetes, cardiac conditions, thyroid disease, connective tissue disease, clotting dysfunction, epilepsy and renal disease.
  • A holistic and thorough approach to any internal medicine problem.

She firmly believes in maintaining a direct line of communication with referring GPs and will be available outside of standard working hours on her mobile telephone. Dr Sammartino will also provide prompt written correspondence following consultations.