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Dr. Balaraman V

Dr. Balaraman V

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MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Nephrology

Nephrologist/Renal Specialist

14 Years Experience Overall  (14 years as specialist)

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Dr. Balaraman V is a Nephrologist/Renal Specialist in Kilpauk, Chennai and has an experience of 14 years in this field. Dr. Balaraman V practices at Kumaran Hospital in Kilpauk, Chennai. He completed MBBS from Madras Medical College in 1992,MD - General Medicine from Madras Medical College in 1997 and DM - Nephrology from Madras Medical College in 2005.

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Kilpauk, Chennai

Kumaran Hospital

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214, Evr Periyar Salai, Poonamallee High Road, Landmark: Near Sangam Cinema Hall, Chennai

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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

MBBS - Madras Medical College, 1992
MD - General Medicine - Madras Medical College, 1997
DM - Nephrology - Madras Medical College, 2005

Registrations

52207 Tamil Nadu Medical Council, 1993
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