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MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Nephrology
Director - Nephrology and Chief - Renal Transplant Services
Dr. Abi Abraham M is the Director of Nephrology and Chief of Renal Transplant Services Nephrologist at Institute at VPS Lakeshore Hospital, Kochi. He is an internationally recognized doctor in the field of nephrology and kidney transplantation with 25 years of experience both as a clinician and academician.
Dr Abi Abraham M is an expert in the field of nephrology, renal transplantation, critical care nephrology, reducing the progression of Chronic Kidney Disease (CDK), Lupus Nephritis and Vasculitis, fluid and electrolyte disorders. He set up the Department of Nephrology and Renal Transplantation at VPS Lakeshore. He carried out nearly 1300 renal transplants in Lakeshore hospital in the past 10 years. He also treated several complex kidney problems and under his leadership, the Nephrology unit conducts the maximum number of Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT).
He worked as Associate Professor of Nephrology in Christian Medical College, Vellore. He also held positions such as Secretary of Nephrology Association of Kerala (NAK) and Executive committee member, Nephrology Association of Kerala.
He is a member of the International Society of Nephrology, American Society of Nephrology, European Renal Association – European Dialysis and Transplant Association (ERA-EDTA), Indian Society of Peritoneal Dialysis, Indian Society of Organ Transplantation, and Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine. His qualifications are MBBS, MD (General Medicine), DM (Nephrology), and DNB (Nephrology).
He holds more than 10 scientific publications in various journals along with three prestigious fellowships from Hoechst AG-1991 and CMC research fund. Dr Abi Abraham M is fluent in English and is available for hospital consultations on Credihealth.
Medical School & Fellowships
MBBS - Christian Medical College, Vellore, 1986
MD - General Medicine - Christian Medical College, Vellore, 1992
DM - Nephrology - Christian Medical College, Vellore, 1995
DNB - Nephrology - National Board of Examination, New Delhi, 1995
Fellowship - Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow, UK
Fellowship - American Society of Nephrology
Fellowship - Indian Society of Nephrology
President and Secretary - Nephrology Association of Kerala
Executive member - Indian Society of Nephrology Nephrology Southern Chapter
Member - International Society of Nephrology
Member - American Society of Nephrology
Member - European Renal Association- European Dialysis and Transplant Association
Member - Indian Society of Nephrology
Member - Indian Society of Peritoneal Dialysis
Member - Indian Society of Organ Transplantation
Member - Indian Society of Critical care Medicine
Managed nearly 1300 renal transplants in Lakeshore hospital in the last 10 years -
He has Successfully Performed several Complex Kidney Transplants including Sensitized, Re-Transplant, Elderly Transplant and Pediatric Transplants -
VPS Lakeshore, Kochi
Nephrology and Renal Transplant Services
Director and Chief
Christian Medical College, Vellore