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  • Education
  • Past Positions
  • Skills / Expertise
  • Publications
  • Research & Presentations
  • Memberships
  • Awards & Recognition

Education

  • GRADUATION: MBBS Dr. P.D.M. Medical College, Amaravati University, Maharashtra (1992-1997)
  • POST GRADUATION:MD (Internal Medicine) Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Rajiv Gandhi University, Belgaum, Karnataka (1999-2002)
  • SUPER SPECIALITY: DNB (Nephrology) Kamineni Hospitals, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh (2004-2007)
  • MNAMS (Member of National Academy of Medical Sciences, India)

Past Positions

  • 2.Head, Department of Nephrology at Care hospitals & Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad (January 2012 to till date)
  • Consultant Nephrologist at Care hospitals & Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad (January 2008 to till date)
  • Nephrology Fellow at University of California at San Diego, California (Oct-Nov 2009)
  • Nephrology fellow at V U Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Academic Exchange Program (March 2011)
  • Registrar in Nephrology at Kamineni Hospitals, Hyderabad (2004-2007)
  • Medical Registrar in Acute Medical Care Unit at Yashoda Hospitals,Hyderabad. (Jan 2003 to Oct 2003)
  • Junior Resident in Medical Intensive Care Unit, at Mediciti Hospitals, Hyderabad (1998-1999)
  • One Year Rotatory Internship at Osmania Medical College & Hospital, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh (1997-1998)

Skills / Expertise

  • Hands on experience in procedures like percutaneous CAPD (Tenckhoff) catheterization,
  • both temporary and permanent tunneled hemodialysis catheter insertions
  • percutaneous renal biopsy,
  • Intermittent Hemodialysis, SLED, CRRT, CAPD, APD, Plasmapheresis and Haemoperfusion therapies.
  • various immunosuppression protocols in renal transplantation.
  • Basic GCP workshop training by Quintiles

Publications

  • “Is Induction a Necessary Strategy for Renal Transplantation”. Transplantatiion journal 2008; 86: Vol - 86, 2S.
  • Is the profile of AKI needing intensive care changes in developing countries? Blood purification 2009; 27: 271- 305
  • Citrate anticoagulation in CRRT. Blood purification 2010.
  • Histopathological diagnosis of kidney disease from a single center. Indian J Nephrol 2011; 21 Supplement.
  • Laboratory and clinical Harmonization of GFR.Indian J Nephrol 2011; 21: Supplement
  • New Biomarkers in Acute Kidney Injury. Nephrology and Clinical Chemistry: The essential link 2012; 49-57
  • Non Diabetic renal disease among diabetics – biopsy data from a single center. Published in Kidney International Journal – October, 2012.
  • Epidemiology of AKI in ICU in tropical country - single center data. JASN, October, 2013
  • Monitoring and measurement of quality parameters. Criti Care, November, 2013
  • Ascitic Fluid ultrafiltration and reinfusion therapy (AURT). Journal of clinical and experimental Hepatology 2014; 4: S45-46
  • A position Paper Based on Consensus, published in 2015 Facilitated by Indian Society of Nephrology.
  • Hyperuricemia – A position Paper Based on Consensus, published in 2015 Facilitated by Indian Society of Nephrology.
  • Immunosuppression with prolonged release Tacrolimus in patients undergoing Kidney or Liver transplantation in India. Indian J Tranplant 2016. 11; 2: 70-76.
  • Strongyloid Hyper infection in a Patient with Immunocompromised Chronic Kidney Disease. Indian J Nephrol. 2017; 3: 389-391
  • “An open label, multi-center study to evaluate the efficacy, tolerability and safety of Darbepoetin Alfa in patients of anemia associated with chronic kidney disease (CKD) published in Indian Journal of Nephrology (2017-18)
  • Ultrafiltration by peritoneal route in refractory chronic congestive cardiac failure, published in Indian Journal of Nephrology, July-August 2018; 28: 298-302

Research & Presentations

  • As part of my medical studies at Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College I did a research project on “Anti-Cardiolipin antibodies with reference to Stroke in Young”. The project was written up and assessed as a part of my final degree.
  • An open label, multi-center, prospective study to demonstrate safety and efficacy of once daily Advagraf in patients undergoing kidney or liver transplantation in India.
  • An open label, multi-center study to evaluate the efficacy, tolerability and safety of Darbepoetin Alfa in patients of anemia associated with chronic kidney disease (CKD)
  • Monitoring in Dialysis study (MID study)
  • The world’s only thermostable Erythropoietin - Its Efficacy in Tropical climates
  • A post marketing surveillance study evaluating the safety and tolerability of the labelled use of Hetero-Darbepoetin Alfa in Indian patients.

Memberships

  • Member-International Society of Nephrology (ISN)
  • Life Member of Indian Society of Nephrology (ISN)
  • Life Member of Indian Academy of Nephrology (IAN)
  • Life Member of Peritoneal Dialysis Society of India (PDSI)
  • Life Member of Association of Physicians of India (API)
  • Life Member of Research Society for the Study of Diabetes in India (RSSDI)
  • Member of National Academy of Medical Sciences, India (MNAMS)
  • Life Member of Indian Society of Nephrology-Southern Chapter (ISNSC)
  • Member of European Renal Association (ERA-EDTA)
  • Member of Indian Society of Organ Transplantation. (ISOT)
  • Member of American Society of Nephrology (ASN)
  • Executive member of Hyderabad Nephrology Forum.

Awards & Recognition

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