Surjit Tarafdar

Nephrologist, Blacktown Hospital

Dr. Surjit Tarafdar works as a general physician and nephrologist at Blacktown Hospital in Sydney. He is a conjoint senior lecturer in Medicine at the University of Western Sydney and also holds the position of visiting Faculty in the department of Nephrology in Kasturba Medical College at Manipal, India.
Dr.Tarafdar has edited ‘Nephrology: A Comprehensive Guide to Renal Medicine’ published by Wiley-Blackwell in Feb 2020. An ideal study guide for medical post-graduation trainees, this book has twenty chapters covering general nephrology, dialysis, and transplantation. Each chapter is accompanied by multiple choice questions with discussion around the answers.
Dr. Tarafdar also conceptualised and co-authored the 1st edition of “Passing the FRACP Written Examination- Questions and Answers” published by Wiley-Blackwell in October 2013.
He has won multiple teaching awards in his career including the ‘Blacktown and Mount Druitt Hospitals Consultant of the year’ award in 2019.
Dr. Tarafdar conceptualised and started the annual weekend nephrology program “Revise Nephrology” for BPTs which has been successfully in Sydney since 2015.
In 2019, he was invited to host ‘Revise Nephrology’ at Kuala Lumpur for the University of Malay and at Manipal in India for the Manipal Academy of Higher Education.
He also conceived and established the annual Australia and New Zealand General Medicine Update ( ANZGMU):