MBBS, MD - Medicine, DM - Nephrology
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Dr. Pratik Tripathi has been successfully running the hemodialysis programme (maintenance as well as critical care) and CAPD & Automated PD programme from the very inception of Fortis Escorts Hospital, Jaipur. He has supervised several thousand dialysis sessions and plasmapheresis till now. His areas of interest includes Hypertension, Renal Transplant, management of CKD, Auto-immune disorders causing Glomerulonephritis,Critical Care Nephrology including parental nutrition and various modes of dialysis both in the critical care and maintenance dialysis setting, Toraymyxin Hemoperfusion,’permanent’ tunnelled cuffed catheter insertion for hemodialysis.Dr Pratik Tripathi was awarded M.B.B.S from University of Calcutta in 1995, M.D. ( Internal Medicine) from Meerut Medical College in 2001; pre-D.M training in Nephrology at the prestigious Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute at Lucknow and completed D.M (Nephrology) at Sawai Man Singh Medical College, Jaipur in 2006. He has been successfully providing OPD & IPD services including critical back-up to the Cardio Thoracic Vascular Surgery ,Cardiology, Orthopedics, General Surgery & Critical Care teams. He has been an integral member of the Renal Transplant programme of the hospital.
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Q: Who is a nephrologist?
A: A nephrologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats conditions related to kidneys in adults and children. A nephrologist also treats different complications arising due to abnormal functioning of kidneys.
Q: Can a nephrologist treat urinary tract infection?
A: Though your family doctor can treat urinary tract infection, in case of a serious underlying condition which can cause recurrent urinary tract infections, your doctor may advise you to see a nephrologist. A nephrologist will examine the exact reason and recommend an appropriate treatment. If the infection is damaging your kidneys, then a nephrologist is better qualified to give treatment.
Q: Does a nephrologist perform a kidney transplant?
A: A surgeon who is specialized in treating conditions of kidney performs a kidney transplant surgery. A nephrologist is responsible for the medical treatment and care of the person before and after the kidney transplant surgery. However, a nephrologist does not perform a transplant surgery.
Q: For what symptoms should I go to a nephrologist?
A: In case of following symptoms, you may visit a nephrologist: less amount of urine is passed swelling on the legs, feet and ankle tiredness shortness of breath nausea burning or pain while passing urine blood in urine fever with pus in urine history of kidney or bladder stones
Q: Can a nephrologist treat kidney stone?
A: Yes, a nephrologist can treat kidney stones. The nephrologist may order investigations of blood and urine and some radiological examinations like X-ray and ultraosnography and recommend appropriate treatment for kidney stones.