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Dr Pinnamareddy Vikranth Reddy
Qualifications : MD, DNB (Nephrology)  
Designation : Consultant  
Specialty : Nephrology  
Email : vikranthreddy@yahoo.co.in  
Location : CARE Hospitals, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad
    CARE Outpatient Centre, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad
Qualifications
  • MBBS - Dr Panjabrao Deshmukh Memorial Medical College, Amravati, Maharashtra (1992 - 1997)
  • Internship - Osmania Medical College & Hospital, Hyderabad (1997 - 1998)
  • MD (Internal Medicine) - Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Rajiv Gandhi University, Belgaum, Karnataka (1999 - 2002)
    Thesis: Anti-cardiolipin antibodies with reference to stroke in young
  • DNB (Nephrology) - Kamineni Hospitals, Hyderabad (2004 - 2007)
    Research: The world’s only thermostable erythropoietin - its efficacy in tropical climates
  • Fellowship (Nephrology) - University of California, San Diego, CA, USA (Oct - Nov 2009)
  • Fellowship (Nephrology) - V U University Medical Center, Amsterdam (March 2011)
Past Positions
  • Registrar, Nephrology Department, Kamineni Hospitals, Hyderabad (2004 - 2007)
  • Medical Registrar, Acute Medical Care Unit, Yashoda Hospitals, Hyderabad (Jan - Oct 2003)
  • Junior Resident, Medical Intensive Care Unit, Mediciti Hospitals, Hyderabad (1998-1999)
Teaching experience
  • Assistant Professor, Medicine, Kamineni Institute of Medical Sciences (2004-2007)
  • Thesis guide to several doctors
Special Training

Research project on “Anti-Cardiolipin antibodies with reference to Stroke in Young”.

Expertise
  • Percutaneous continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (Tenckhoff) catheterization
  • Percutaneous renal biopsy
  • Both temporary and permanent tunneled hemodialysis catheter insertions
  • Renal replacement therapy including intermittent hemodialysis, SLED, CRRT, CAPD, APD, plasmapheresis and haemoperfusion therapies
Awards & Recognitions
  • Swami Vivekananda Vishista Puraskaralu Award, Hyderabad (2014)
  • Best Paper Award: Infections in Haemodialysis unit – our experience, Spinal Cord Injury Solutions Network (SCISN), Indian Society of Nephrology – Southern Chapter Annual Meet, Chennai (2005)
Research & presentations
  • Paper: Peritoneal dialysis in acute kidney injury, Annual Conference of Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine & International Critical Care Congress, Hyderabad (2010)
  • Paper: Renal replacement therapy in ICU, International Conference on CRRT, San Diego, CA, USA (2010)
  • Paper: Plasmapheresis in the ICU, Annual Congress of Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine (2010)
  • Paper: Role of CAPD in refractory CHF – single center experience, Annual Conference of Peritoneal Dialysis Society of India (PDSI), Goa (2009)
  • Paper: Icodextrin – effects on residual kidney function, Annual Conference of Peritoneal Dialysis Society of India (PDSI), Goa (2009)
  • Paper: Strategies for the use of PSIs in transplantation, Annual Conference of Indian Society of Organ Transplantation (ISOT), Varanasi (2009)
  • Paper: Post transplant acute pancreatitis – treatment & outcome, World Congress of Nephrology, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (2007)
  • Paper: Cyclosporine withdrawal in stable renal allograft recipients receiving mycophenolate mofetil – an Indian experience, World Congress of Nephrology, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (April 2007)
  • Paper: Infections in Haemodialysis unit – our experience, Indian Society of Nephrology – Southern Chapter Annual Meet, Chennai (2005)
  • Paper: Anti-cardiolipin antibodies with reference to stroke in young, KAPICON, Karnataka State Annual Conference, Hubli, Karnataka (2002)
Publications
  • Vikranth Reddy, Rajasekara Chakravarthi, Shaista Hussaini, Harikrishna Marri, Guri, SB Palabukkala. Is induction a necessary strategy for renal transplantation. Transplantation, 2008; 86 (2)
  • Vikranth Reddy, S Samavedam, R Chakravarthi, Hari Krishna, Mallikarjun. Is the profile of AKI needing intensive care changes in developing countries. Blood Purification 2009; 27: 271-305
  • Dr Vikranth Reddy, Dr Hari Krishna, Dr R Chakravarthi, Dr S Hussaini. Citrate anticoagulation in CRRT. Blood Purification 2010
  • Ravikiran, Rajasekara Chakravarthi, Vikranth Reddy, Shaista Hussaini, Sreedhar Reddy. Histopathological diagnosis of kidney disease from a single center. Indian Journal of Nephrology 2011; 21
  • Shanthi Naidu, Rajasekara Chakravarthi, Vikranth Reddy, Shaista Hussaini. Laboratory and clinical harmonization of GFR. Indian Journal of Nephrology 2011
  • Rajasekara M. Chakravarthi, Sachin Soni, Sonali, Anuradha Raman, Vikranth Reddy, Rupesh, Asish Bhansali. New biomarkers in acute kidney injury. Nephrology and Clinical Chemistry: The Essential Link 2012; 49-57
  • Vikranth Reddy. Non diabetic renal disease among diabetics – biopsy data from single centre. Kidney International Journal 2012
  • Vikrnath Reddy. Epidemiology of AKI in ICU in tropical country - single centre data. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology 2013
  • Vikrnath Reddy. Ascitic fluid ultrafiltration and reinfusion therapy (AURT). Hepatology 2014; 4: 45-46
Memberships
  • International Society of Nephrology (ISN)
  • National Academy of Medical Sciences, India (NAMS)
    Lifetime member
  • Indian Society of Nephrology (ISN)
  • Indian Academy of Nephrology (IAN)
  • Peritoneal Dialysis Society of India (PDSI)
  • Association of Physicians of India (API)
  • Research Society for the Study of Diabetes in India (RSSDI)