MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Nephrology
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Dr. Jella Ramashankar is a Nephrologist/Renal Specialist in Lakdikapul, Hyderabad and has an experience of 17 years in this field. Dr. Jella Ramashankar practices at Gleneagles Global Hospital in Lakdikapul, Hyderabad and Aware Gleneagles Global Hospitals in LB Nagar, Hyderabad. He completed MBBS from Kakatiya Medical College, Wrangal in 2001,MD - General Medicine from Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad in 2007 and DM - Nephrology from Gandhi Medical College, Hyderabad in 2011.He is a member of Indian Society of Nephrology (ISN). Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Hemodiafiltration (HDF),Kidney Transplant,Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy,Percutaneous Nephrolithotripsy and Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) etc.
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.