MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DNB - Nephrology
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Dr. A. Kanakaraj is a Nephrologist/Renal Specialist in Manapakkam, Chennai and has an experience of 31 years in this field. Dr. A. Kanakaraj practices at MIOT International Hospital in Manapakkam, Chennai. He completed MBBS from Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai in 1989,MD - General Medicine from Stanley Medical College & Hospital , Chennai in 1993 and DNB - Nephrology from National Board of Examinations in 2008. He is a member of Indian Society of Nephrology (ISN). Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Urinary Tract Infection (UTI),Kidney Stone Treatment,Kidney Transplant,Hemodialysis and Hemodiafiltration (HDF) etc.
It was a good consultation experience with the doctor. He was good, his behaviour with the patients was good, he was listening to my problem and I'm satisfied with the treatment given by the doctor.Although there was some waiting time to consult the doctor. I would like to recommend this doctor to others.I would rate this doctor 9/10.
I am a kidney patient ,In the absence of Dr. Rajan i met Kanakaraj to take suggestion for my kidney problem , he is good enough, staff's behaviour is not good what ever i say in Hindi they dint understand, staff should learn more, doctor is kind, Overall everything is good with the doctor, Satisfied with the doctor
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.