Dr. Gokulnath

Dr. Gokulnath

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MBBS, DM - Nephrology, DNB - Nephrology, FRCP, MD

Nephrologist/Renal Specialist


22 Years Experience

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Dr. Gokulnath is an eminent and senior Nephrologist with more than three decades of experience in the specialty. He has vast experience in the field of nephrology transplantation and was professor head of nephrology at St John's Medical College for over a decade before his present tenure at Apollo Hospitals. He has been the president of various professional bodies, important amongst which is the Indian Society of Peritoneal Dialysis and the Indian Society of Nephrology-Southern Chapter. He has been part of many national decision-making bodies in the field of nephrology & transplantation, as well as, has been a member and chair of committees drafting guidelines for treatment of kidney diseases for his contribution in the field of nephrology while serving in the Indian Air Force, he has received the presidential award from president of India in the year 2000 (VSM)

HSR Layout, Bangalore

RCD - Superspeciality Clinic


1194/2, 22nd Cross, HSR Layout Sector 3, Landmark: HSR Club, Bangalore

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Mon, Fri

05:00 - 07:00


Jayanagar, Bangalore

Apollo Hospital


21/2, Old Number 2, 14th Cross, 3rd Block, Landmark: Near Madhavan Park Circle, Bangalore

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Wed, Fri

02:00 - 04:00



Kidney Surgery
Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) treatment
Kidney Dialysis
Kidney Failure Treatment


Awards and Recognitions

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First place in MBBS - 1975
SRS Gold Medal. - 1977
Best outgoing student -MBBS - 1975
Commendation by Chief of Air Staff - 1998
Vishisht Seva Medal from the President of India - 2000


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MBBS - University Of Mysore, India, 1977
DM - Nephrology - Christian Medical College & Hospital, Vellore, 1994
DNB - Nephrology - Christian Medical College & Hospital, Vellore, 1979


Indian Society of Nephrology (ISN)


2014 - Present Senior Consultant Nephrologist & Director-Nephrology Services at Apollo Hospital
2003 - 2014 Professor & Head, Nephrology at St. Johns Medical College And Hospital
2001 - 2003 Senior Advisor & HOD of Medicine & Nephrology at Indian Air Force
1993 - 2001 Professor of Medicine / Nephrology & HOD, Nephrology at Indian Air Force


14786 Karnataka Medical Council, 1976
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