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Conditions Treated by Dr Prem P Varma

Here is an outline of the conditions that are treated by Dr. Prem P Varma, a Kidney Transplant Surgeon.

  • Symptomatic Hydronephrosis
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Kidney Failure
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Stones
  • Polycystic Kidneys
  • Shrunken Kidney
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Injury or Trauma
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Chronic Infection

People who are having some serious infections, that includes tuberculosis, hepatitis and bone infections are those that could be a good candidate for a kidney transplant. Even patients who are suffering from cancer or have had cancer recently might need to get a kidney transplant done. Are you suffering from liver disease or cardiovascular disease? Then it is a possibility that you could have to get a kidney transplant.

Signs and Symptoms treated by a Dr Prem P Varma

Let us have a look at the signs and symptoms because of which kidneys end up losing 90% of ability to filter then the person has end stage kidney disease and will need a kidney transplant.

  • Irregular Heartbeat
  • Fluid Retention (causing swelling in your legs, ankles, or feet)
  • Chest Pain or Pressure
  • Seizures or Coma (in severe cases)
  • Weakness
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Decreased Urine Output (although occasionally urine output remains normal)
  • Confusion
  • Kidney Disease or Kidney Failure
  • Nausea
  • Fatigue

The signs and symptoms which lead to end stage kidney disease necessitating a kidney transplant are outlined below. Long term diabetes can bring your kidneys to this situation that you end up getting a kidney transplant. Also, it is High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) that has become a leading cause of irreversible damage being done to the kidneys.

Operating Hours of Dr Prem P Varma

10 am to 6 pm, Monday to Saturday are the doctor's operating hours. You will start to recuperate in a day or two and be home bound within a week.

Popular Procedures performed by Dr Prem P Varma

We bring to you the names of the popular procedures performed by Dr. Prem P Varma.:

  • Kidney Transplant

The kidney transplant may involve retrieving the kidney from a deceased or a living donor. A preemptive kidney transplant actually preempts the need for dialysis to come in at all. It is also important to check if the transplanted kidney is working properly or not and regular checkups post the surgery are required to do so..


  • MBBS
  • MD

Past Experiences

  • Head of Department - ILBS Hospital
  • Head of Department - Army Hospital (R & R)
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  • Fellowship Royal College of Physicians (Edinburg)
  • Fellowship American College of Physicians
  • Fellowship Indian Nephrology Society.


  • Delhi Medical Council

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What area of specialization does Dr. Prem P Varma have?
Dr. Prem P Varma is a specialized Kidney Transplant Surgeon and is one of the most sought after doctors in New Delhi, India.
Does Dr. Prem P Varma offer Telemedicine Consultation through Medigence?
No, this doctor does not offer telemedicine via MediGence
How many years of experience does Dr. Prem P Varma have?
Dr. Prem P Varma is one of the most sought after specialists in India and has over 30 years of experience.

FAQ's Related to Kidney Transplant Surgeon

What does a Kidney Transplant Surgeon do?

A kidney transplant surgeon helps you by replacing the diseased kidney or kidneys with a healthy one. When it comes to helping you through rehabilitation and recovery process, in addition to the actual procedure, Kidney Transplant Surgeon helps you through it all. Recommending the right tests and prescribing medicines is also done by them. The core operation team of the surgeon consists of Technicians, Nephrologist and nurses as well.

What are the tests required before and during consultation for a Kidney Transplant Surgeon?

We have outlined below the tests that give a good picture of whether you need a kidney transplant.:

  • Removing a sample of Kidney Tissue for Testing
  • HLA Testing
  • Blood Tests
  • Donor-Special Blood Tests
  • Urine Tests
  • Imaging Tests
  • Urine Output Measurements

Please have a look at some more tests that are important prior to and during the kidney transplant.:

  1. Blood tests
  2. Chest X-ray
  3. chocardiogram
  4. Electrocardiogram
  5. Cardiac stress test
  6. Cancer screening
  7. Colonoscopy
  8. Gynecological examination
  9. Prostate exam
  10. Dental evaluation

The right frequency and timing of the tests is important so that the transplant goes efficiently and the kidneys are well accepted. The cardiac stress test, Electrocardiogram and Echocardiogram are required in some cases to realise the heart condition and its fitness for the procedure.

When should you go to see a Kidney Transplant Surgeon?

You must visit a Kidney Transplant Surgeon if you have any of the commonly seen symptoms associated with a kidney failure. The surgeon can help you preempt the situation of going on a dialysis by assisting you in getting a transplant before your kidney or kidneys fail to such an extent. It is not just the actual procedure but the surgeon assists you with how the body is faring with the new kidney. The decision to get a transplant or not is also done in consultation with the surgeon.