21 Years Experience Overall (21 years as specialist)
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Dr.Sanjay Rampure a renowned Nephrologist currently associated with Malathi Manipal Hospital (Bangalore).He specialises in Kidney care and treating diseases of the kidneys. Dr.Sanjay's expertise lies in evaluation and treating conditions that affect the Kidneys such as chronic kidney disease, polycystic kidney disease, acute renal failure, kidney stones and high blood pressure and all aspects of kidney transplantation and dialysis.Apart from being a Member of the Indian Medical Association and Indian Soceity of Nephrology Dr.Sanjay is known for overseeing all aspects of care when patient comes for an initial evaluation till they return home safe. His goal is treating his patients like family and lives by the thought there is hope for getting better.
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.