MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Nephrology
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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.
**** **** ** *** ***** God makes him well. very good about doctor friendly to patients. Very thanks to meet him
Dr Shakthirajan is very professional in his approach. He is always reassuring, ************* *** extremely friendly. He is very prompt woth his appointments and gives the required time and attention to his patients. *** ********* ** **** ********* *** I can recommend Dr Shakthirajan without a doubt and you will definitely be in safe hands.
We went treatment for our mother kidney issues to Dr. Sakthirajan sir through (SRS clinic & Vijay hospital).As per his instructions which he gave almost 3to4 years my mother in good condition. Soft nature and he is responding gently whatever doubts we ask.
Sir was very friendly and kind he is excellent . And we don't wait for so long time to c him we saw him as soon as we went there.
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.