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)
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
“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.
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)