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Dr. Vasanthakumar R.S

Dr. Vasanthakumar R.S

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Nephrology

Nephrologist/Renal Specialist


Internal Medicine


General Physician


24 Years Experience Overall  (24 years as specialist)

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Dr. Vasanthakumar R.S is a Nephrologist/Renal Specialist,Internal Medicine and General Physician in Banaswadi, Bangalore and has an experience of 24 years in these fields. Dr. Vasanthakumar R.S practices at Chaya Super Specialty Hospital in Banaswadi, Bangalore,Apollo Hospitals in Seshadripuram, Bangalore and Apollo Hospital in Jayanagar, Bangalore. He completed MBBS from JJM MEDICAL COLLEGE DAVANAGERE in 1981,MD - General Medicine from University of Delhi in 1989 and DM - Nephrology from PGIMER Chandigarh in 1995. He is a member of Karnataka Medical Council. Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Chronic Pain Treatment,Renal Angioplasty & Stenting,Ureteroscopy (URS),Renal (Kidney) Surgery and Kidney Stone Treatment etc.

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Jayanagar, Bangalore

Apollo Hospital


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

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+ 30

Tue, Thu

12:00 - 03:00

Max. 60 mins wait + Verified details

Seshadripuram, Bangalore

Apollo Hospitals


New Number 1, Old Number 28, Platform Road, Landmark: Near Mantri Mall, Bangalore

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+ 5

Mon, Wed, Fri

09:30 - 11:00
02:00 - 03:30

Max. 60 mins wait + Verified details

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.


MD - General Medicine - University of Delhi, 1989
DM - Nephrology - PGIMER Chandigarh, 1995


Karnataka Medical Council


20103 Karnataka Medical Council, 1981
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