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Dr. Krishna Kishore Chennu

Dr. Krishna Kishore Chennu

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MD - General Medicine, DM - Nephrology

Nephrologist/Renal Specialist

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14 Years Experience Overall  (9 years as specialist)

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Dr. Krishna Kishore Chennu is a Consultant Nephrologist at NH Health City, Bommasandra. He completed his MBBS from JSS Medical College, Mysore, MD from KMC, Manipal, and DM from SVIMS, Tirupati. The treatments he specializes in include acute kidney injury, hemodialysis, clinical nephrology, chronic renal failure, kidney transplantation, and peritoneal dialysis. With the experience of 10 years in the field of nephrology, Dr. Krishna Kishore Chennu has treated all nephrological conditions with special impetus on kidney transplantation and glomerular diseases.

Banashankari 3rd Stage, Bangalore

Kusuma Hospital

Number.237/37, Nagendra Block, 50 Feet Road, 11th Main Road, Srinagar, Landmark: Near ICICI Bank, Bangalore

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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.

Education

MD - General Medicine - Kasturba Medical College, 2006
DM - Nephrology - SVIMS, Tirupati, 2011

Memberships

International Society of Nephrology (ISN)

Experience

2011 - 2013 Faculty at SVIMS
2013 - Present Consultant at Mazumdar Shaw Medical Center

Registrations

63050 Karnataka Medical Council, 2002
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