NEPHROLOGY & RENAL SCIENCES

Nephrology is a branch of medical science that deals with diseases of the kidneys. The kidneys are vital for life with their complex network of blood vessels and intricate network of tubes and tubules that filter blood and its waste products and excess water. The kidneys maintain the fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base regulation that are altered by several disease conditions as well as drugs and toxins.

Diseases under the branch of Nephrology

  • Glomerular disorders that affect the tiny filtering systems of the kidneys
  • Urine abnormalities such as excess excretion of protein, sugar, blood, casts, crystals etc.
  • Tubulointerstitial diseases affecting the tubules in the kidneys
  • Renal vascular diseases affecting the blood vessel networks within the kidneys
  • Kidney and bladder stones
  • Kidney infections
  • Cancers of the kidneys, bladder, and urethra
  • Effects of diseases like diabetes and high blood pressure on kidneys

A World Class Nephrology and Dialysis Unit now in Samford, equipped with some of the most advanced equipment with a dedicated team of professionals. The Department of Nephrology is equipped with some of the most advanced machines and is capable of providing a myriad of services in the renal dimension. These includes:

  • Temporary and Permanent vascular access creation
  • SLED
  • CAPD and APD (Automated Peritoneal Dialysis)
  • Kidney (Renal) Transplantation
  • Acute and maintenance haemodialysis

RENAL SCIENCE

  • 24x7 Dialysis Facility
  • Hemoperfusion for poisoning
  • Plasmapheresis for Highly Sensitised Patients
  • Live Donor Kidney Transplant Programme
  • Tissue Typing and Transplant Immunology

CRRT in AKI offered by the latest generation Fresenius Multivariate Machine for hemodynamically unstable Patients. The department of Nephrology is equipped with the most advanced machines and offers round the clock service. Complete with a 10 bedded dialysis unit along with the most advanced machine like the CRRT and the CAPD.

Meet Our Doctor

DR. GEETA PRASAD

CONSULTANT RENAL TRANSPLANT

DR. GHANSHYAM SINGH

CONSULTANT NEPHROLOGY