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Dr. CM Thiagarajan

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine

Senior Consultant and HOD - Nephrology

Nephrologist

speciality 45 Years of Practice

Dr. Divakar D

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, Fellowship - Nephrology

Senior Consultant - Nephrology

Nephrologist

speciality 37 Years of Practice

Dr. Muthu Kumar P

MBBS, MD, DM - Nephrology

Associate Consultant - Neprhology

Nephrologist, Renal Transplant Specialist

speciality 7 Years of Practice

Dr. R Balasubramanyiam

MBBS, DNB - Internal Medicine, DNB - Nephrology

Consultant - Nephrology

Nephrologist

speciality 21 Years of Practice

Dr. JH Bala Singh

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, DM - Nephrology

Senior Consultant - Nephrology

Nephrologist

speciality 40 Years of Practice

Dr. S Baskaran

MBBS, MD, DNB

Consultant - Nephrology

Nephrologist

speciality 21 Years of Practice

Dr. R Vijayakumar

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Nephrology

Chief - Nephrology

Nephrologist

awards 1 Award speciality 35 Years of Practice

Dr. SE Dhanasekaran

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, DNB - Nephrology

Consultant - Nephrology

Nephrologist

speciality 27 Years of Practice

Dr. Balaraman

MBBS, DM

Consultant - Nephrology

Nephrologist

speciality 12 Years of Practice

Dr. A R Balaji

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Urology

Consultant - Urology

Urologist, Nephrologist

awards 1 Award speciality 20 Years of Practice

Dr. Padmaraj .

MBBS, MD, DM (Nephrology)

Consultant - Nephrology

Nephrologist

speciality 14 Years of Practice

Dr. Krishna Kumar S

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, DM - Nephrology

Assistant Professor - Nephrology

Nephrologist

speciality 11 Years of Practice
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Nephrologist in Chennai

Nephrologist is a doctor skilled in diagnosing diseases and disorders related to kidney. The procedure types include medication and surgical ways. The doctors who perform surgical procedures in this speciality are known as surgical nephrologists.Diseases and disorders dealt are renal failure, kidney stones,decline in kidney functioning, fluid retention in kidney and protein detection in kidney.

Procedures and Tests in Nephrology

Different type of tests and procedures are followed to diagnose the disorders and diseases in kidney. We have listed some of the commonly performed procedures and tests in nephrology. Have a look.

  • Urine Analysis

  • Glomerular Filtration Rate

  • Renal Biopsy

  • Intravenous Urography

  • Scintigraphy

  • Renal Arteriography

Health Tips - For a Good Renal System

It is important for everyone to maintain a healthy renal system in order to run kidney functionality in a proper way. This can be achieved by adopting some good habits in our daily life. To help you out, we have listed a few of them , Have a look.

  • Quit Alcohol.

  • Increase the water intake up to 3.7 litres per day.(For Adults)

  • Start taking fresh juices instead of processed drinks.

  • Reduce salt intake in your diet.

  • Add 1 hour running to your daily routine.

  • Eat high fiber diet.

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Credihealth has a team of in-house experts who carefully collect all the necessary information about Nephrologist in Chennai.You can check out a detailed profile, educational qualification, experience, OPD schedule, fees and other details about top Nephrologis doctor in Chennai.

If you need guidance in selecting the best Nephrologist in Chennai for your treatment, then call 8010-994-994 to talk to the in-house experts for FREE or drop in a Callback Request. Basis symptoms, Surgical condition, location, insurance, budget and other parameters, the Surgical expert will share the best available options for doctors in Chennai, you can choose the specialist as per your need and book appointment according to your time preference.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is the life expectancy after kidney transplant?

A:

On an average, the transplanted kidney in a patient who has undergone transplant can function for upto 12-20 years.


Answered by: Aashi Dahiya on 16/09/2019

Q: How common are kidney stones?

A:

Kidney stones are fairly common. During a lifetime, women are at a risk of 9% to develop kidney stones while men are at 19%.


Answered by: Aashi Dahiya on 16/09/2019

Q: How do I know if I have kidney stones?

A:

Signs of kidney stones include pain during urination, pain in the back or stomach side, blood in the urine, nausea, vomiting, smelly urine, and fever. 


Answered by: Aashi Dahiya on 16/09/2019

Q: Can I prevent kidney diseases?

A:

One can prevent kidney diseases by eating a low-fat diet, reducing salt intake, exercising, not using tobacco and limiting consumption of alcohol. 


Answered by: Aashi Dahiya on 16/09/2019

Q: Is kidney failure treatable?

A:

Yes, kidney failure can be treated through dialysis or transplant. 


Answered by: Aashi Dahiya on 16/09/2019

Q: What is GFR?

A:

GFR stands for Glomerular Filtration Rate. It is used to describe the fluid’s flow rate through the kidney. 


Answered by: Aashi Dahiya on 16/09/2019

Q: What is the difference between urologists and nephrologists?

A:

Urologists focus on conditions that affect men and women’s urinary tract while nephrologists manage conditions that directly affect the kidney. 


Answered by: Aashi Dahiya on 16/09/2019

Q: Can drinking more water prevent kidney stones from recurring?

A:

Yes, drinking more water leads to frequent urination and prevents kidney stones.


Answered by: Aashi Dahiya on 16/09/2019

Q: Are there any side effects of kidney biopsy?

A:

Yes, the most common side effect is bleeding. 


Answered by: Aashi Dahiya on 16/09/2019

Q: Is alcohol harmful for kidneys?

A:

If one drinks in moderation then alcohol is not very harmful. More than two drinks per day can lead to liver diseases and thus harm kidneys. 


Answered by: Aashi Dahiya on 16/09/2019

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Mr. Nitin Iyer

Chennai

Eighty years old Mr. Nitin Iyer (name changed) was facing abdominal problems for over two weeks. His daughter contacted Credihealth to get an appointment with a Nephrologist in Chennai.

How We Helped:

  • The medical expert took a detailed medical history and informed the family about the doctor and hospital protocols.

  • Since Mr. Iyer required the appointment on an immediate basis and his appointment was on waiting, the medical expert spoke with the hospital manager and quickened the appointment process.

  • Mr.Iyer had been advised some diagnostic tests. The medical expert coordinated with the hospital manager and managed to get some discounts on the medical bills.

Mr. Iyer has been advised medication and is doing much better now. The family was happy with the consultation and thanked the Credihealth medical expert for the assistance.

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