Dr. A. V. Venugopal

Sr. Consultant and Head of the Dept




MBBS, MD, DM (Nephrology)


15 Years


CARE Hospitals, Ramnagar, Visakhapatnam

Best Nephrologist in Vizag

Brief Profile

Dr. A. V. Venugopal has over 15 years of rich experience in the field of Nephrology and is considered a top kidney doctor in Visakhapatnam. Currently, he is working as Head of the Department - Transplant Medicine at CARE Hospitals, Visakhapatnam.

Dr. A. V. Venugopal pursued MBBS & MD from Prestigious Andhra Medical College, Visakhapatnam. He obtained his DM Nephrology from Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad. Throughout his career, he has been ranked first in the university and has many prestigious gold medals to his credit. 

Dr. A. V. Venugopal gained vast experience in the field of kidney transplant by working at premier institutes like PGI & MPUHS in India, and Harvard medical school, in the USA. He is a Life Member of the International Society of Nephrology (ISN), the International Society of Peritoneal Dialysis, and the Indian Society of Nephrology (ISN).

Dr. A. V. Venugopal has conducted many critical kidney transplants with excellent outcomes making him the best nephrologist in Vizag. He has a keen interest and experience in the fields of interventional nephrology including Vascular access management and percutaneous PD catheter placement.

Field(s) of Expertise

  • Kidney transplant
  • Interventional Nephrology


  • MBBS - Andhra Medical College, Vishakhapatnam (1998)
  • MD - Andhra Medical College, Vishakhapatnam (2002)
  • DM (Nephrology) - Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad (2006)

Languages Known

English, Hindi and Telugu

Past Positions

  • Senior Resident in the department of nephrology at SVIMS, Tirupati (July 2002 to Dec 2002)
  • Consultant Nephrologist at Queen's NRI (2006 to 2016)
  • Senior Resident, NIMS Hyderabad (Jan 2003 to June 2003)

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