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Who is Nephrologist?

Nephrologists are the medical doctors who are specialized & well trained in diagnosing and treating the medical conditions, diseases & disorders related to kidneys. A medicinal branch that deals with diagnosis and treatment of kidney diseases is called Nephrology. Nephrologists are also known as Renal specialists


What are the qualifications of Nephrologists?

A 5-year medical degree [MBBS] that is recognized by the General Medical Council and a 2-year foundation course of general training are the basic requirements for an individual to be a doctor. However, following are the specialties or extra qualifications required to be a Nephrologist:

  • DNB - Nephrology
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine (Nephrology)
  • FRCS - Nephrology
  • MRCP (UK)
  • Fellowship in Nephrology
  • DM - Nephrology
  • FRACP - Nephrology
  • MNAMS - Nephrology
  • FRCP - Nephrology
  • PhD - Nephrology


What are the conditions treated by a Nephrologist?

A Nephrologist can treat the following conditions:

  • Blood or protein in the urine
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Kidney stone (can also be treated by a urologist)
  • Kidney infections
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Kidney cancer
  • Polycystic kidney disease
  • Hemolytic uremic syndrome
  • Renal artery stenosis
  • Nephrotic syndrome
  • End-stage kidney disease
  • Kidney failure (acute or chronic)


A Nephrologist can also be consulted during other dysfunctions affecting kidney functions, such as:

  • High blood pressure
  • Diabetes
  • Heart disease
  • Autoimmune conditions
  • Medications affecting kidney functions


What are the tests and procedures suggested by a Nephrologist?

The variety of tests and procedures are:

  • Glomerular filtration rate
  • Serum creatinine
  • Blood urea nitrogen
    Urinalysis
  • Albumin-Creatinine ratio
  • 24-hour urine collection
  • Creatinine clearance
  • Dialysis
  • Kidney biopsies
  • Kidney transplants


What is the difference between a Nephrologist and a urologist?

The two fields of Nephrology and urology overlap sometimes as they both involve kidneys. A Nephrologist deals with the diseases and conditions affecting the kidneys directly. Whereas, a urologist focuses on diseases and conditions that affect the urinary tract of both male and female.


Can Nephrologists treat kidney stones?

Generally, kidney stones can be diagnosed and treated by a Urologist who is well trained and specialized in Urology.


Can a Nephrologist cure kidney dysfunction?

Yes, Nephrologists can diagnose and treat kidney dysfunction through lifestyle modifications and medications. Patients with kidney dysfunction should visit a Nephrologist as instructed and must follow all the guidelines.