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Dr. Arvind C

Dr. Arvind C

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MBBS, DNB - General Medicine, Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine (Nephrology)

Nephrologist/Renal Specialist

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23 Years Experience Overall  (23 years as specialist)

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Gold Medalist in the final year MBBS exams of Govt Medical College, Mysore. Passed the DNB (General Medicine) at the first attempt. Awarded the prestigious Commonwealth Scholarship- ODASSS to train in Nephrology at the Hammersmith Hospital, Royal Postgraduate Medical School in London. Passed the D.Nephro examination of the University of London with a mark of Distinction. Further training in Nephrology, with an NKF Renal Fellowship at the Singapore General Hospital in Singapore. Currently working as a Senior Consultant Nephrologist and Head of Dept, Nephrology, and Renal Transplantation, in major hospitals in South Bangalore. Was the Convenor/ President of the Nephrology Association of Karnataka between the years 2009-2011.

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Banashankari, Bangalore

People Tree Hospitals

5.0

979, 25th Main, 50 Feet. Road, Banashankari 1st Stage, Hanumantha Nagar, Landmark: Opposite PES College, Bangalore

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12:00 - 01:00

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Common questions & answers

Q: Who is a nephrologist?

A: A nephrologist is a medical professional specialized in diagnosis, treatment and management of kidney-related conditions.

Q: Can a nephrologist treat urinary tract infection?

A: A nephrologist only treats kidney disorders; a urinary tract infection that has spread to the kidneys can be treated by a nephrologist. However, a regular physician too can treat a urinary tract infection.

Q: Does a nephrologist perform a kidney transplant?

A: A nephrologist who is trained in transplant surgical procedures of the kidney can perform a kidney transplant. A nephrosurgeon can do this. However, a nephrologist cannot perform such surgeries.

Q: For what symptoms should I go to a nephrologist?

A: If you are suffering from conditions like high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease or have a family history of kidney disease, symptoms like burning in the urine, blood in the urine, dribbling of urine, etc. then you should see a nephrologist to check for the risk of kidney problems.

Q: Can a nephrologist treat kidney stone?

A: Yes, a nephrologist can treat kidney stones. He is specialied to treat such conditions with the help of hydrotherapy, medicines and if needed may advice for a surgery.

Awards and Recognitions

The Lalana Narayan Gold Medal Final Year MBBS Exam - 1988
The ODASSS Commonwealth Scholarship for training in the UK - 1995

Education

MBBS - J.S.S Medical College, Mysore, 1988
DNB - General Medicine - National Board Of Examination, 1992
Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine (Nephrology) - Royal Postgraduate Medical School (RPMS), 1995

Memberships

Indian Society of Nephrology (ISN)
Peritoneal Dialysis Society of India (PDSI)
Nephrology Association of Karnataka (NAK)

Experience

2008 - 2015 Consultant Nephrologist at The Bangalore, Sagar & Agadi Hospitals
2002 - 2007 Consultant Nephrologist at The Bangalore, Sagar & Agadi Hospitals
1997 - 2002 Nephrology Fellow at Singapore General Hospital, Singapore

Registrations

28424 Karnataka Medical Council, 1989
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