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Dr. Shakuntala V Modi

Dr. Shakuntala V Modi

DNB - Nephrology, MD - Pediatrics, MBBS

Nephrologist/Renal Specialist

24 Years Experience Overall  (13 years as specialist)

91% (68 votes)

Dr. Shakuntala Modi is a nephrologist empanelled at NU Hospital in Bangalore. After her graduation, she specialised in nephrology by obtaining her DNB in nephrology and MD in pediatrics after which she completed her fellowship in nephrology gaining good exposure in her field of work. Dr. Modi is an expert in the diagnosis and treatment of kidney diseases the common treatment undertaken by her include kidney transplantation, kidney stones, nephrotic syndrome, diabetes and kidney, renal transplantation, chronic renal failure, urinary tract infection, and kidney diseases. She is dedicated and follows evidence-based ethical approach for her treatments after the diagnosis. Dr. Shakuntala Modi's passion lies in interventional nephrology.

Rajajinagar, Bangalore

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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.


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General Nephrology
Preventive Renal Care
Vascular Access
Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT)
Preventive Nephrology
Post Renal Transplatation Care


MD - Pediatrics - Mahadevappa Rampure Medical College, Gulbarga, 1999
MBBS - Mahadevappa Rampure Medical College, Gulbarga, 1994


Indian Society of Nephrology (ISN)
Southern Chapter of Indian Society of Nephrology
Indian Society of Hemodialysis
International Society of Nephrology (ISN)


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2014 - 2015 Asst prof & Consultant Nephrology at Saptha giri institut eof medical science
2011 - 2013 Consultant Nephrologist at Davita Nephro life
2011 - 2011 Consultant Nephrologist (part time) at Columbia Asia
2008 - 2011 Consultant Nephrologist at Apollo Hospital
Visiting Consultant at Manipal Hospital


39029 Karnataka Medical Council, 1994
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