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Dr. Arun Halankar

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, Senior Fellowship - Nephrology

Honorary Consultant - Nephrology

Nephrologist, Renal Transplant Specialist

speciality 46 Years of Practice

Dr. MM Bahadur

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DNB - Nephrology

Honorary Consultant - Nephrology

Renal Transplant Specialist, Nephrologist

awards 1 Award speciality 36 Years of Practice

Dr. Rushi Deshpande

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DNB - Nephrology

Consultant - Nephrology

Nephrologist, Renal Transplant Specialist

awards 3 Awards speciality 16 Years of Practice

Dr. Amjad Khan Pathan

MBBS, MD, DNB - Nephrology

Consultant - Nephrology

Nephrologist, Renal Transplant Specialist

speciality 14 Years of Practice

Dr. Anup Chaudhari

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DNB - Nephrology

Senior Consultant - Nephrology and Renal Transplant

Nephrologist

speciality 13 Years of Practice

Dr. Harish Pathak

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Nephrology

Senior Consultant - Nephrology and Renal Transplantation

Nephrologist

speciality 13 Years of Practice

Dr. Sharad Sheth

MBBS, MD - General Medicine

Consultant and Head - Nephrology

Nephrologist

speciality 39 Years of Practice

Dr. Jyotsna Zope

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, DNB - Nephrology

Senior Consultant - Nephrology

Nephrologist

awards 1 Award speciality 31 Years of Practice

Dr. Ramesh Rao

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DNB - Nephrology

Consultant - Nephrology

Nephrologist

awards 1 Award speciality 28 Years of Practice

Dr. Niranjan Kulkarni

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Nephrology

Consultant - Nephrology

Nephrologist

speciality 23 Years of Practice

Dr. Harshal Bhole

MBBS, MD - Medicine, DM - Nephrology

Consultant - Nephrology

Nephrologist

speciality 18 Years of Practice

Dr. K Mahesh Prasad

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DNB - Nephrology

Consultant - Nephrology

Nephrologist

awards 2 Awards speciality 16 Years of Practice

Dr. Hardik Shah

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, DNB - Nephrology

Senior Consultant - Nephrology

Nephrologist

speciality 15 Years of Practice

Dr. Ruchi Samdani

MBBS, DNB - Nephrology, Fellowship - Critical Care Medicine

Consultant - Nephrology

Nephrologist

speciality 15 Years of Practice

Dr. Raman Kumar Malik

MBBS

Consultant - Nephrology

Nephrologist

speciality 15 Years of Practice

Dr. Aseem Thamba

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, DNB - Nephrology

Consultant - Nephrology

Nephrologist, Renal Transplant Specialist

speciality 14 Years of Practice

Dr. Ravindra Nikalji

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, DM - Nephrology

Consultant - Nephrology

Nephrologist, Renal Transplant Specialist

speciality 13 Years of Practice

Dr. Sandip Prabhakar Bhurke

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, DNB - Nephrology

Consutant - Nephrology and Kidney Transplant

Nephrologist, Renal Transplant Specialist

speciality 12 Years of Practice

Dr. Nitin Laxman Sonavane

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DNB - Nephrology

Consultant - Nephrology

Nephrologist, Renal Transplant Specialist

awards 1 Award speciality 10 Years of Practice

Dr. MR Merchant

MBBS, MD, DNB

Consultant - Nephrology

Nephrologist

speciality 9 Years of Practice

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What does a nephrologist do?

A nephrologist is a medical doctor who specializes in kidney health and treats diseases related to kidney. They are also known as kidney doctors and diagnose conditions relating to kidney care. Your primary doctor may help in preventive care for your kidneys but to treat complex kidney conditions, he/she may refer you to a nephrologist. Nephrologists not only treat kidney disorders but also manage the consequences of kidney dysfunction.

What diseases do nephrologists treat?

Nephrologists specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of complex kidney disorders. They commonly treat the following conditions:

  • Chronic Kidney Disease

  • Acute Kidney Failure

  • Diabetic Kidney Disorder

  • Kidney stones

  • Kidney infections

  • A decline in kidney function

  • Blood loss in urine

  • End-stage kidney disease

They also treat other factors that cause kidney disorders like hypertension, high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease among others.

When to see a nephrologist?

Your primary health care provider may recommend you to visit a nephrologist. However, if you feel any of the following symptoms, you may visit a medical expert on your own.

  • Loss of appetite

  • Itchiness

  • Difficulty concentrating

  • Nausea and vomiting

  • Fatigue and weakness

  • Shortness of breath

Which tests does nephrologist perform?

To examine the functioning of the kidney and treat the condition, nephrologists perform a variety of tests and examinations. Some of which are blood tests, urine tests, imaging tests of the kidney, dialysis, kidney transplants, kidney biopsy and more.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How to prevent the recurrence of kidney stones?

A:

A healthy lifestyle along with regular consultation with the doctor is the best way to prevent kidney stones recurrence. One should cut down on sodium, stay hydrated, have food rich in calcium, avoid animal protein and Vitamin C supplements.  


Answered by: Dr. Ashwanth Prathapani on 05/09/2019

Q: Who is a candidate for kidney dialysis?

A:

A nephrologist would be able to decide if a patient can have dialysis or not. Kidney dialysis is difficult in elder patients but the doctors can take the final call based on a patient’s overall health condition and symptoms. 


Answered by: Dr. Ashwanth Prathapani on 05/09/2019

Q: What to do to prevent kidney problems?

A:

If one eats a low-fat diet, exercises regularly, maintains healthy body weight, avoid smoking and alcohol and have frequent visits to a nephrologist, kidney problems can be prevented. 


Answered by: Dr. Ashwanth Prathapani on 05/09/2019

Q: How to maintain the health of my kidneys?

A:

The complete of kidneys can be maintained with regular physical activity, controlled blood pressure and blood sugar, healthy body weight and avoidance of smoking. 


Answered by: Dr. Ashwanth Prathapani on 05/09/2019

Q: What is the difference between urologists and nephrologists?

A:

Both specialists deal with problems relating to kidneys. But urologists treat conditions of the urinary tract while nephrologists treat conditions directly affecting kidneys. 


Answered by: Dr. Ashwanth Prathapani on 05/09/2019

Q: Who is an eligible candidate for a kidney transplant?

A:

A kidney transplant is performed on a patient who has suffered from chronic kidney disease. It is done when only other treatment options have failed. Other factors include the symptoms and overall health condition of the patient. 


Answered by: Dr. Ashwanth Prathapani on 05/09/2019

Q: How is diabetes related to the health of kidneys?

A:

Diabetes can increase the risk of kidney diseases. The presence of high blood sugar levels can directly impact the blood vessels in the kidney. 


Answered by: Dr. Ashwanth Prathapani on 05/09/2019

Q: What are the risk factors of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)?

A:

Obesity, high blood pressure, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, family history, smoking, and age are some common risk factors of CKD. 


Answered by: Dr. Ashwanth Prathapani on 05/09/2019

Q: What are the stages of kidney disease?

A:

There are five stages of a chronic kidney disease ranging from mild to complete kidney failure. 


Answered by: Dr. Ashwanth Prathapani on 05/09/2019

Q: Can kidney failure be treated?

A:

Yes, though it depends on a patient’s conditions. Acute kidney failures require hospitalization and recovery may be time taking. 


Answered by: Dr. Ashwanth Prathapani on 05/09/2019

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