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Dr. N.K. Ganesh Prasad

Dr. N.K. Ganesh Prasad

MBBS, DNB - General Medicine, DNB - Nephrology

Nephrologist/Renal Specialist

29 Years Experience Overall  (18 years as specialist)

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Dr. N.K. Ganesh Prasad is a Nephrologist/Renal Specialist in Manapakkam, Chennai and has an experience of 29 years in this field. Dr. N.K. Ganesh Prasad practices at MIOT International Hospital in Manapakkam, Chennai. He completed MBBS from Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belgaum in 1991,DNB - General Medicine from DNB board, New Delhi in 1996 and DNB - Nephrology from Sathya Sai Institue of Higher Medical Science, Puttaparthy in 2002. He is a member of Indian Society of Nephrology (ISN),International Society of Nephrology (ISN),American Society of Nephrology,Nephrology association of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry and Indian Society of Peritoneal Dialysis.

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.

Awards and Recognitions

Awards of Recognition for various presentation in Indian and International Nephrology Conference
Best Doctor Award TNMC
Award from University of Losangles on CKD MBD - Losangles


MBBS - Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belgaum, 1991
DNB - General Medicine - DNB board, New Delhi, 1996
DNB - Nephrology - Sathya Sai Institue of Higher Medical Science, Puttaparthy, 2002


Indian Society of Nephrology (ISN)
International Society of Nephrology (ISN)
American Society of Nephrology
Nephrology association of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry
Indian Society of Peritoneal Dialysis


84795 Tamil Nadu Medical Council, 2008
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