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Dr. Sharad Sheth

MBBS, MD - General Medicine

Consultant & Head - Nephrology

Nephrologist

speciality 38 Years of Practice

Dr. Jyotsna Zope

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, DNB - Nephrology

Senior Consultant - Nephrology

Nephrologist

awards 1 Award speciality 30 Years of Practice

Dr. Atul V Ingale

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Nephrology

Chief Consultant - Nephrology

Nephrologist

awards 2 Awards speciality 27 Years of Practice

Dr. Arun Halankar

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, Senior Fellowship - Nephrology

Honorary Consultant - Nephrology

Nephrologist, Renal Transplant Specialist

speciality 45 Years of Practice

Dr. Rushi Deshpande

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DNB - Nephrology

Consultant - Nephrology

Nephrologist, Renal Transplant Specialist

awards 3 Awards speciality 15 Years of Practice

Dr. Avinash Choudhary

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DNB - Nephrology

Consultant - Nephrology

Nephrologist

speciality 25 Years of Practice

Dr. Prashant Rajput

MBBS, DNB - General Medicine, DNB - Nephrology

Visiting Consultant - Nephrology

Nephrologist

speciality 24 Years of Practice

Dr. Niranjan Kulkarni

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Nephrology

Consultant - Nephrology

Nephrologist

speciality 22 Years of Practice

Dr. Shruti Tapiawala

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, DNB - Nephrology

Visiting Consultant - Nephrology

Nephrologist

speciality 18 Years of Practice

Dr. Narendra Dedhia

MBBS, MD, DNB - Nephrology

Consultant - Nephrology

Nephrologist

awards 2 Awards speciality 33 Years of Practice

Dr. Hardik Shah

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, DNB - Nephrology

Senior Consultant - Nephrology

Nephrologist

speciality 14 Years of Practice

Dr. Haresh Dodeja

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DNB - Nephrology

Consultant - Nephrology

Nephrologist

awards 1 Award speciality 19 Years of Practice

Dr. Bharat Shah

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, DNB - Nephrology

Director - Institute of Renal Sciences

Nephrologist

speciality 31 Years of Practice

Dr. Amjad Khan Pathan

MBBS, MD, DNB - Nephrology

Consultant - Nephrology

Nephrologist, Renal Transplant Specialist

speciality 13 Years of Practice

Dr. Ruchi Samdani

MBBS, DNB - Nephrology, Fellowship - Critical Care Medicine

Consultant - Nephrology

Nephrologist

speciality 14 Years of Practice

Dr. Martin F Dsouza

MBBS, MD - General Medicine and Therapeutics

Consultant - Nephrology

Nephrologist

speciality 38 Years of Practice

Dr. MM Bahadur

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DNB - Nephrology

Honorary Consultant - Nephrology

Renal Transplant Specialist, Nephrologist

awards 1 Award speciality 35 Years of Practice

Dr. Zaheer Amin Virani

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, DNB - Nephrology

Visiting Consultant - Nephrology

Nephrologist

speciality 7 Years of Practice

Dr. Harish Pathak

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Nephrology

Senior Consultant - Nephrology and Renal Transplantation

Nephrologist

speciality 12 Years of Practice

Dr. Bhupendra Gandhi

MBBS, MD, Fellowship - Nephrology

Consultant - Nephrology

Nephrologist

awards 2 Awards speciality 50 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.

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: Aashi Dahiya 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: Aashi Dahiya 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: Aashi Dahiya 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: Aashi Dahiya 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: Aashi Dahiya 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: Aashi Dahiya 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: Aashi Dahiya 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: Aashi Dahiya 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: Aashi Dahiya 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: Aashi Dahiya on 05/09/2019

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