DM - Nephrology, MBBS, MD - General Medicine
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Organised the full-fledged Department of Nephrology with inpatient and out patient services, Haemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis, and Renal Transplantation. 1983- 1991, 1995-1996.The first cadaver renal transplantation in TamilNadu Health services was done at Stanley Medical College Hospital in1996.The Department was recognized for DNB course.Organised the renal transplantation both in Govt. Rayapettah hospital and Kilpauk Medical College Hospital, Chennai.Conducted the Ist survey in Madras City about the awareness Of Cadaver Transplantation in Chennai.
We had been to the hospital for my mother for kidney related issue. ********* *** **** ** *** ******* We are visiting this doctor since last 10 years and we knew him well. I have already recommended doctor to my family or friends. I am satisfied with the explanation and treatment given. Medicine was prescribed by the doctor. Medical tests was done. Diet was not suggested. My mother was serious before one year. Her kidney was not working properly. Later we did dialysis and doctor cured her through medicines and we were satisfied. There was no waiting time in the hospital. Hospitality was good. He was friendly with my mother and treated well.
My father had met the doctor and it was for health problem. We met doctor once in July month. ********* *** **** ** *** ******* Doctor was friendly, checked well and even suggested follow diet for my father. I can recommend doctor to my family or friends. Blood test, urine test were done. Medicine was prescribed by the doctor. We are trying now sidha or allopathy treatment in our native. Doctor told not to take protein. There was some waiting time in the hospital while taking blood test, it was 2 hours. My father had donated one of his kidney and he had issue with his other kidney.
I had visited the hospital and it was health problem. ****** *** ********* *** she was very patient. She was experienced doctor and I am visiting this doctor since 10 years. I can recommend doctor to my family or friends. She is best doctor in Chennai. I am satisfied with the explanation and treatment given. She patiently listens and assists well, she was caring. I had been for kidney transplantation. Doctor told to continue same medicines. She told me to come after 2 months. There was waiting time in the lab department, it was for 2.5 hours to get lab report. I am good now. Doctor was also friendly with me.
We had consulted the doctor for my father in law as he had issue related to kidney damage. The doctor was good in treating him. Treatment was going on. Tablets was prescribed by doctor. Monthly once checkup done. Potassium tablets and immunity related tablets was prescribed. Monthly routine checkup done for him. Waiting time would be 2 hours. I am satisfied with the treatment given. I can recommend doctor to my family or friends. Since 10 years we are visiting this doctor for our family. He is an experienced doctor. My father in law is recovering.
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.