Dr. Vijay Kher

Dr. Vijay Kher

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, DM - Nephrology

Executive Director - Nephrology

Renal Transplant Specialist, Nephrologist

37 Years of Experience

3 Awards

Fees: INR 1200

About Dr. Vijay Kher

Dr. Vijay Kher, a sagacious Nephrologist in India, is currently an Executive Director - Nephrology in Fortis Escorts Heart Institute ​​​​, Okhla Road. Dr. Kher has established the Academic and Clinical departments of Nephrology at Shere Kashmir, Institute of Medical Sciences in Srinagar, SGPGIMS in Lucknow, Apollo Hospital and Fortis Group of Hospitals in New Delhi and NCR; and currently established the division at Medanta Medicity in Delhi yet again. The title of Chairman, Special Task Force, created by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, was conferred upon him. He bagged another award for optimising immunosuppression in Kidney Transplantation in India (for cost vs. quality). Before becoming the Chairman of the Division of Nephrology at Medanta, he was the Director of Department of Nephrology & Transplant Medicine at Fortis Healthcare, a Senior Consultant & Co-ordinator of Department of Nephrology & Transplant Medicine at the Indraprastha Ap..... read more



    Medical School & Fellowships

  • MBBS - ----
  • MD - Internal Medicine - PGIMER, Chandigarh , 1977
  • DM - Nephrology - PGIMER, Chandigarh , 1979
  • MNAMS - Nephrology - National Board of Examinations, India , 1980
  • Clinical Fellow Nephrology & Transplantation - Univ. of Cincinnati, Medical Centre, Ohio, USA , 1983


  • Member - American Society of Nephrology
  • Member - International Society of Nephrology
  • Member - Transplantation Society
  • Member - Indian Society of Nephrology


  • Nephrology,Executive Director- Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, Okhla Road , currently working
  • Nephrology,Chairman- Medanta-The Medicity , 2009
  • Nephrology,Senior Consultant & Co-ordinator- Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi , 1997
  • Nephrology,Additional Professor & Head - Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow , 1987
  • Nephrology,Chief Nephrologist & Head - Narinder Mohan Hospital & Research Centre , 1985

Awards And Achievements

  • Khullar Oration Indian Society of Nephrology , 2005
  • JM Patel Oration of Indian Society of Organ Transplantation , 2009
  • Chairman –Special Task Force created by Ministry of Health & Family Welfare , 2013

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