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Dr. A. Kanakaraj

Dr. A. Kanakaraj

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DNB - Nephrology

Nephrologist/Renal Specialist

31 Years Experience Overall  (12 years as specialist)

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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: Percutaneous Nephrolithotripsy,Hemodialysis,Ureteroscopy (URS),Kidney Transplant and Renal Angioplasty & Stenting etc.

Manapakkam, Chennai

MIOT International Hospital


4/112, Mount Poonamallee Road, Manapakkam, Landmark: Near Chennai Trade Center, Chennai

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Mon - Sat

08:00 - 05:00

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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.


MBBS - Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai, 1989
MD - General Medicine - Stanley Medical College & Hospital , Chennai, 1993
DNB - Nephrology - National Board of Examinations, 2008


Indian Society of Nephrology (ISN)


45745 Tamil Nadu Medical Council, 1989
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