MBBS, DNB - Nephrology
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Dr. Satish M Rao is a Nephrologist/Renal Specialist in Adyar, Chennai and has an experience of 34 years in this field. Dr. Satish M Rao practices at RSR'S Trinity Acute Care Hospital in Mylapore, Chennai and Fortis Malar Hospital in Adyar, Chennai. He completed MBBS from BOMBAY UNIVERSITY in 1980, MD - General Medicine from Madras Medical College, Chennai in 1986 and DM - Nephrology from National Board,Delhi in 1989.He is a member of Indian Medical Association (IMA). Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Lithotripsy, Sigmoidoscopy, Kidney Disease, Bladder stones in - CLT and Kidney transplant etc.
2 clinics for General Consultation
Good clinical observations. Best treatment. Feel in safe hands. Very comfortable. Would like to visit periodically.
Test reports were normal. Simply wasted the money and time. But doctor was good and consultation was fine.
Explained about cause of increase of uric acid in blood, how to control through diet and decrease this acid.
He is an excellent and a friendly person. Today my health is far better and I would like to thank him for the treatment.
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.