MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Nephrology
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Dr. Muthu Kumar P is a Nephrologist/Renal Specialist in Perumbakkam, Chennai and has experience of 12 years in this field. Dr. Muthu Kumar P practices at Gleneagles Global Health City in Perumbakkam, Chennai. He completed MBBS from Coimbatore Medical College in 2002, MD - General Medicine from Govt. Stanley Medical College in 2007 and DM - Nephrology from Madras Medical College, Chennai in 2013.Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Kidney Dialysis, Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy, Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) treatment, Renal (Kidney) Surgery and Kidney Failure Treatment
Dr.Muthukumar is really a nice person. Very friendly and explained everything. Thanks once again. By Balasubramanian.R
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.