Associate Professor Peter Trnka

Academic Title-Associate Professor

Children's Health Queensland Clinical Unit
Faculty of Medicine


Peter obtained his medical degree at the Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia. He completed his paediatric nephrology fellowship and worked as a paediatric nephrologist at the British Columbia Children’s Hospital in Vancouver, Canada. Peter moved to Brisbane in 2010 and worked as a staff nephrologist at both Royal Children's Hospital and Mater Children's Hospital. He became the Director of Nephrology at Lady Cilento Children's Hospital in November 2014.

Peter also holds a Master of Science degree in Experimental Medicine from the University of British Columbia, Canada. He is an Associate Professor at the School of Medicine, the University of Queensland.

Research Interests

Congenital anomalies of the kidneys and urinary tract, obstructive nephropathy, biomarkers of chronic kidney disease, renal tumours associated with tuberous sclerosis.


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