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Dr. Swarna

Dr. Swarna

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MBBS, Diploma in Clinical Pathology, FRACP - Nephrology


Nephrologist/Renal Specialist


4 Years Experience Overall  (4 years as specialist)

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Dr. Swarna Shashi Bhaskara is a Nephrologist/Renal specialist and has an experience of 19 years as a doctor and 7 years in Nephrology.. Dr. Swarna Shashi Bhaskara practices at Regal Hospital in Hegde Nagar, Bangalore and Australia. She completed MBBS from Bangalore University in 2000, Diploma in Clinical Pathology from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore in 2005 and Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP) from Royal Australasian College of Physicians in 2015.She is a member of Karnataka Medical Council and AHPRA. Some of the services provided by the doctor are : Hypertension and Diabetes with related kidney disease, Glomerulonephritis, autoimmune disorders, Renal transplant, peritoneal Dialysis/Haemodialysis and management of acute and chronic kidney disease. You can get the phone number of Dr. Swarna Shashi Bhaskara on practo.Com.

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Hegde Nagar, Bangalore

Regal Hospital


3, CMR Complex, Chokkanahalli, Landmark: Near Bharatiya City, Bangalore

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Mon - Sat

11:05 - 02:00


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.


Vascular access for renal replacement
Acute kidney injury (AKI)
Electrolyte disturbance
Hypertension and Diabetes with related kidney disease
Medical management of renal transplants

Awards and Recognitions

Renal Transplant Outcomes in NT ASM 2012 - 2013
Employee of the Month November 2012- Alice Springs Hospital, Australia - 2012
1st Prize: Tasmanian ASM, Basic Trainee Research Presentation for 2010, Tasmania, Australia - 2010


MBBS - Bangalore University, 2001
Diploma in Clinical Pathology - Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India, 2005
FRACP - Nephrology - Royal Australian College Of Physicians, 2015


Karnataka Medical Council


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2000 - 2001 Intern at Kempegowda Medical College Hospital
2001 - 2002 Junior Doctor at Satyashree Hospital
2003 - 2005 Post-graduation (Clinical Pathology) (DCP) at Dr B.R Ambedkar Medical College
2007 - 2008 Clinical Observer at Royal Hobart Hospital, Australia
2008 - 2011 Resident Medical Officer at Royal Hobart Hospital, Australia


60792 Karnataka Medical Council, 2001
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