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Dr. Pradeep  VR
Dr. Pradeep VR
Nephrologist
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Dr. Sajith  Narayanan
Dr. Sajith Narayanan
Nephrologist
Senior Consultant Nephrology
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Dr. Ismail  N.A
Dr. Ismail N.A
Nephrologist
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Dr. Feroz  Aziz
Dr. Feroz Aziz
Nephrologist
Senior Consultant Nephrology
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Dr. Bijoy  Antony
Dr. Bijoy Antony
Nephrologist
Senior Consultant & Professor of Nephrology
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DR. Ragavendra Nayak
DR. Ragavendra Nayak
Nephrologist
Nephrologist/Renal Specialist
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Dr. Rajesh P K
Dr. Rajesh P K
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Dr. Dhanin Puthiyottil
Dr. Dhanin Puthiyottil
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Dr Ranjith  Narayanan
Dr Ranjith Narayanan
Nephrologist
Senior Consultant Nephrologist
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Dr. Sajeesh  Sivadas
Dr. Sajeesh Sivadas
Nephrologist
Nephrologist
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Dr. Jose  Thomas
Dr. Jose Thomas
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Dr. Sneha P  Simon
Dr. Sneha P Simon
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Dr. Pradeep  K.J
Dr. Pradeep K.J
Nephrologist
Sr. Consultant Nephrologist & Kidney Transplant Physician
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Dr. Ashok  Bhat
Dr. Ashok Bhat
Nephrologist
Consultant - Nephrology
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 Dr. Mayoor  Vasant Prabhu
Dr. Mayoor Vasant Prabhu
Nephrologist
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Dr. S Kishore  Babu
Dr. S Kishore Babu
Nephrologist
Consultant - Nephrology, Transplant Physician
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Dr. Sushanth  Kumar B
Dr. Sushanth Kumar B
Nephrologist
Consultant - Nephrology
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Dr. Bibin  Johny
Dr. Bibin Johny
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Who are Nephrologists?

Nephrologists are doctors who specialise in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of kidney disorders and diseases. They can also help with excessive blood pressure, fluid retention, and electrolyte and mineral imbalances.

Which are the medical conditions that can be treated by Nephrologists?

The following are some of the common conditions can be diagnosed and treated with the help of a nephrologist:

  • Acute and chronic kidney diseases
  • Kidney infection
  • Kidney stone
  • Kidney transplantation
  • Blood in urine/ Hematuria
  • Pancreas transplantation

When to see a Nephrologist?

Nephrologists are doctors that specialise in renal illnesses as well as fluid and electrolyte imbalances. When kidney disease or abnormalities are proven, patients are first checked and assessed by general physicians, who then refer them to nephrologists.

The following are some of the most common reasons for being referred to a nephrologist who specialises in kidney diseases:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Presence of blood in urine 
  • Recurring kidney infection
  • High blood pressure
  • Electrolyte disorders

What are the qualifications of a Nephrologist?

A nephrologist must have completed a 5 and a half year MBBS degree and then completed a MD (Medicine) / DNB (Nephrology) course. Candidates must complete a DM in Nephrology after receiving their Master's degree in order to specialise in the subject of nephrology.

What tests and procedures that a nephrologist may prescribe or perform?

When you see a nephrologist, they may prescribe a range of tests as well as evaluate the results for a proper diagnosis and treatment. The function of your kidneys can be assessed using a variety of tests. Typically, these tests are performed on a blood or urine sample. Glomerular filtration rate(GFR), nitrogen urea in the blood (BUN), creatinine in blood etc are some of the tests that determine how effectively your kidneys work.

Nephrologist - FAQs

1) What qualities do nephrologists require?

A Nephrologist should have prior experience working with patients in this sector. A good nephrologist should be compassionate, dedicated to providing high-quality care, and have excellent communication skills.

2) What exactly does a nephrologist do?

Nephrologists are doctors who specialise in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of kidney disorders and diseases. High blood pressure, fluid retention, and electrolyte and mineral imbalances are all treated as well.

3) What is the difference between a nephrologist and a urologist?

A urologist focuses on diseases and problems that can impact the male and female urinary tract, whereas a nephrologist concentrates on diseases and conditions that directly affect the kidney. The kidneys are part of the urinary tract, although it also contains the ureters, bladder, and urethra.

4) Is a kidney doctor a nephrologist?

The kidneys and disorders that impact them are studied by nephrologists, or kidney doctors. Following medical school and residency, they have two more years of training.

5) How can I locate a qualified nephrologist?

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