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Dr. Venkatesh Rajkumar

Dr. Venkatesh Rajkumar

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MBBS, DNB - General Medicine, DM - Nephrology

Nephrologist/Renal Specialist

10 Years Experience Overall  (7 years as specialist)

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Nephrologist Trained From The Prestigious Pgimer, Chandigarh One Of The Premier Institutes For Nephrology In The Country. Interventional Nephrologist Trained At St.Marys Hospital, Seoul, South Korea.

Kotturpuram, Chennai

Apollo Medical Centre

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15/42, Gandhi Mandapam Road, Landmark: Near Anna Centinary Library & Opposite AMM School, Chennai

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Greams Road, Chennai

Apollo Hospital

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21/22 Greams Lane, Thousand Lights, Off Greams Road, Landmark: Near Asan Memorial Senior Secondary School, Chennai

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OMR Road, Chennai

Apollo Speciality Hospitals O M R

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5/639, Old Mahabalipuram Road, Perungudi, Chennai, Chennai

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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.

Education

MBBS - Thanjavur Medical College, Thanjavur, 2005
DNB - General Medicine - Madras Medical College, Chennai, 2009
DM - Nephrology - POSTGRADUATE INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL EDUCATION AND RESEARCH, CHANDIGARH, 2013

Memberships

Indian Society of Nephrology (ISN)
International Society of Nephrology (ISN)
American Society Of Diagnostic And Interventional Nephrology

Experience

2010 - 2013 Senior Resident at PGIMER, Chandigarh
2013 - 2014 Consultant at Davita Nephrolife, Kilpauk
2014 - 2015 Consultant at Apollo Speciality Hospitals , Perungudi

Registrations

76489 Tamil Nadu Medical Council, 2005
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