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Dr. Vidyashankar P

Dr. Vidyashankar P

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MBBS, Diploma in Child Health (DCH), DNB - Paediatrics, DM - Nephrology

Nephrologist/Renal Specialist

17 Years Experience Overall  (13 years as specialist)

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Dr. Vidyashankar P. is the Lead Consultant Nephrologist. Underwent Nephrology training from prestigious Seth GS Medical College and King Edward Memorial Hospital, Mumbai under the renowned nephrologists, Dr. Alan F Almeida and Dr. N.K Hase. He is a Baxter Scienticia Scholar in CAPD University of Bejing. He excels in Percutaneous CAPD catheter insertion and Perm catheter insertion.Dr. Vidyashankar’s expertise is in Critical care Nephrology, Transplantation, CAPD and Pediatric Nephrology. He is an active Member of Indian Society of Nephrology, Member of International Society of Nephrology and also a Member of European Dialysis and Transplantation Association. Having an appreciable number of publications and paper presentations nationally and internationally. Dr. Vidyashankar was involved in numerous research programs such as, Validity of Iron studies in the diagnosis of iron deficiency in the presence of inflammation of hemodialysis and pre-dialysis patients, Efficacy and safety of Lanthanum carbonate in the management of hyperphosphatemia of chronic kidney disease, Factors determining the inflammatory state in hemodialysis patients: a cross sectional study and etc..

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Hebbal, Bangalore

Aster CMI Hospital


No. 43/2, New Airport Road, NH.7, Hebbal, Sahakara Nagar, Landmark: Opposite Godrej Apartments, Bangalore

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Mon - Sat

09:00 - 01:00

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Q: Where does Dr. Vidyashankar P practice?

A: Dr. Vidyashankar P practices at Aster CMI Hospital - Hebbal and 2 other centres. However, due to COVID-19 for non-emergency cases, we would encourage online consultation on Practo.

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A: Patients frequently visit Dr. Vidyashankar P for Peritoneal Dialysis, Dialysis / Haemodialysis, Acute Renal Failure. To see more reasons visit the doctor's profile on Practo.

Q: What is Dr. Vidyashankar P's rating?

A: Dr. Vidyashankar P has been recommended by 35 patients and has recieved stories from 7 patients. You can read detailed reviews of the doctor on Practo.

Q: What is Dr. Vidyashankar P's education qualification?

A: Dr. Vidyashankar P has the following qualifications - MBBS, Diploma in Child Health (DCH), DNB - Paediatrics, DM - Nephrology. You can book the doctor through the doctor's profile on Practo.

Awards and Recognitions

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Third Position In The Mbbs Final Examination Conducted By The Gulbarga University, Karnataka.
Winner Of Indian Academy Of Pediatrics Quiz At Zonal Level, 1999 (Bangalore), Held By Indian Academy Of Pediatricians.
Winner Of The First Prize In National Neonatology Forum Quiz At Zonal Level, 2001 (Trichur), Held By Indian Academy Of Pediatricians.
Secured All India Rank 1 In Dm Entrance Examination Conducted By Directorate Of Medical Education, Maharashtra. - 2004
Winner Of The First Prize In Nephropathology Quiz At The Renal Pathology National Work Shop (2006) Held In Mumbai - 2005


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Diploma in Child Health (DCH) - Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India, 2000
DNB - Paediatrics - DNB board, New Delhi, 2002


Karnataka Medical Council
International Society of Nephrology (ISN)
Indian Society of Nephrology (ISN)
european society of dialysis and transplanation


2008 - 2016 Senior Consultant Nephrologist and Transplant Physician at Vikarm Hospital
2007 - Present Professor and Head of Nephrology at Rajarajeshwari Medical College Hospital
2011 - Present Senior Consultant at Davita Nephrolife Care India Pvt Limited
2016 - Present Lead Consultant in Nephrology and Transplantation at ASTER CMI Hospital


46030 Karnataka Medical Council, 1996
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