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Dr. R Sakthi Rajan

Dr. R Sakthi Rajan

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Nephrology

Nephrologist/Renal Specialist

10 Years Experience Overall  (8 years as specialist)

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Dr.R Sakthi Rajan is a Consultant Nephrologist at VS Hospital, Chennai. He is highly qualified in performing almost all procedures related to nephrology. He is experienced in performing procedures like inserting temporary hemodialysis catheters (IJ and Femoral), placement of tunneled cuffed catheters, as well as performing kidney biopsies and use of ultrasound for nephrology interventions. Dr. Sakthi believes in healing his patients with compassion and treating them with prudence. He treats conditions like acute kidney injury, chronic kidney disease, general nephrology, hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, and renal transplantation. Apart from being a successful nephrologist, Dr. Sakthi also has many presentations and publications to his credit.

KK Nagar, Chennai

SRS Speciality Clinic

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Number 5, 1st Sector, 7th Street, Chennai

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06:00 - 08:00

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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.

Awards and Recognitions

TN Dr MGR University Gold medal - 2012

Education

MBBS - Madras Medical College, Chennai, 2003
MD - General Medicine - Madras Medical College, Chennai, 2008
DM - Nephrology - Madras Medical College, Chennai, 2012

Memberships

Indian Society of Nephrology (ISN)

Registrations

73679 Tamil Nadu Medical Council, 2004
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