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Dr. Satish M Rao

Dr. Satish M Rao

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MBBS, DNB - Nephrology

Nephrologist/Renal Specialist

38 Years Experience Overall  (31 years as specialist)

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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.

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Adyar, Chennai

Fortis Malar Hospital


52, 1st Main Road, Gandhinagar, Landmark: Near Adyar Signal, Chennai

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06:30 - 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

Dr. H.A. Manair Prize in Forensic medicines


MBBS - University Of Bombay, 1980
DNB - Nephrology - DNB board, New Delhi, 1989


Indian Medical Association (IMA)


Consultant at Vijaya Hospital


36551 Tamil Nadu Medical Council, 1982
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