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Dr. Krishna Vijaykumar Patil

Dr. Krishna Vijaykumar Patil

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MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Nephrology

Nephrologist/Renal Specialist

9 Years Experience Overall  (7 years as specialist)

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Dr. Krishna Patil Vijaykumar Is a Consultant Nephrologist and Transplant Physician at Sunshine Hospitals,Gachibowli,Hyderabad. He Has Nearly 5 Years' Post-dm Experience, With Expertise in Ij Catheterisation, Sub-clavian Catheterisation, Graft and Native Kidney Biopsy, Intermittent Peripheral Dialysis (IPD), Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis (CAPD), Automated Peritoneal Dialysis (APD), Haemodialysis, Sustained Low Efficiency Dialysis (SLED), Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT), Tunnel Permcath Insertion and Percutaneous Capd Catheter Insertion.Dr. Krishna Patil Vijaykumar Has Done Considerable Research and Many of These Studies Have Been Published in Reputed Journals and/or Presented by Him at Conferences in India and Internationally. He Has Been a Speaker at the Indian Society of Nephrology's Regional Conferences, and Delivered Several Guest Lectures on Prevention of Progression of Chronic Kidney Disease, Management of Acute Kidney Injury and Management of Chronic Kidney Disease at Many Ima Districts, Medical Institutes and State Conferences. His Articles on Prevention of Kidney Diseases, Diabetic Kidney Diseases, Pregnancy and Hypertension and Drug Induced Kidney Failure Have Been Published in Medical Journals and Many Have Appeared in Newspapers and Cme Booklets. He Has Conducted Several Health Camps and Delivered Health Talks on Prevention of CKD and Diabetic Nephropathy.

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Gachibowli, Hyderabad

Sunshine Hospitals


7-56/19, Dargah Road, LIG Chitrapuri Colony, Radhe Nagar, Rai Durg, Landmark: Near Vaishnoi Honda, Hyderabad

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11:00 - 04:00


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.


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Nephrectomy (Kidney Removal)
Chronic Urinary Tract Infections
Hypertensive Medication
Electrolyte Disorders Malignancy
BP with Kidney Disease

Awards and Recognitions

Received a grant of 15 lakh INR from International Society of Nephrology - 2012
Received a grant from West Bengal State department of science and technology - 2012


MBBS - King Edward Memorial Hospital and Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College, 2003
MD - General Medicine - Grant Medical College and Sir JJ Hospital, Mumbai, 2008
DM - Nephrology - Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research (IPGMER, SSKM Hospital), Kolkata, 2013


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The Transplantation Society
Indian Society of Nephrology
Canadian Society of Nephrology
Fellow of American Society of Nephrolog
International Society of Nephrology


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2003 - 2004 General Physician at Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital
2005 - 2009 General Physician and Intensivist at Grant Medical College and Sir JJ Group of Hospitals
2010 - 2013 Nephrologist and Renal Transplant Physician at IPGME&R, SSKM Hospital
2013 - 2014 Consultant Nephrologist and Renal Transplant Physician at Navodaya Medical College
2013 - 2014 Consultant Nephrologist and Renal Transplant Physician at Sri Navodaya Institute of Medical Sciences


2004042103 Maharashtra Medical Council, 2004
84429 Andhra Pradesh Medical Council, 2014

Trainings and Certifications

Clinical Fellowship in Adult Nephrology - University of Ottawa, Canada, 2015
FASN - Fellow of American society of Nephrology, 2015
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