Dr. Arun Kumar

Dr. Arun Kumar

Urinary Specialist - Urologist

  Apollo Hospital, Chennai , India

  20+ Years of experience

BIOGRAPHY

Qualification and Experience

Dr. Arun Kumar is a urologist in Chennai. He has more than 12 years of clinical experience. Dr. Arun is presently working at Apollo Hospitals, Chennai. Dr. Arun completed his MBBS in 1994 from The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University (TNMGRMU). In 1997, he completed his MS in General Surgery from Sri Ramachandra Medical College & Research Institute. Later, in 2003, he completed his M.Ch. in Urology from Sri Ramachandra Medical College & Research Institute. Dr. Arun Kumar was awarded a fellowship from Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburg in 1999. Dr. Arun Kumar was the recipient of Prof D Gnanaprakasam Gold Medal in General Surgery for his excellent performance in MS General Surgery. 

Contribution to Medical Science

Dr. Arun is an experienced and expert urologist and performed several surgeries related to the Genito-urinary tract. He is also an expert in handling the complex urological cases. His area of expertise includes kidney stone treatment, urethrotomy, urethral stricture, and various other urological disorders. Dr. Arun also performs reconstructive surgery and has the experience to treat genetic problems related to the urinary tract. Research papers of Dr. Arun are published in various leading journals. Dr. Arun is also a member of various organizations including the Urology Society of India, Sociedade Brasileira de Urologia, and International Society of Urology.

Past Experience

  • He has more than 12 years of clinical experience. Dr. Arun is presently working at Apollo Hospitals, Chennai.

Qualifications

  • MBBS
  • MS
  • MCh (Urology)
CERTIFICATIONS (1)
  • FRCS - General Surgery from Ediburgh University
MEMBERSHIPS (3)
  • Urology Society of India
  • Sociedade Brasileira de Urologia
  • International Society of Urology.
RESEARCH PAPERS AND PUBLICATIONS (1)
  • Research papers of Dr. Arun are published in various leading journals
Procedures
Kidney Transplant

 

There are many options when it comes to the treatment of a kidney that fails to maintain normal function in the body. Kidney transplant surgery is one of the most successful ways to restore normal functioning of the affected kidneys as it allows for an access to greater freedom and a better quality of life.

A kidney transplant patient is more likely to enjoy bouts of energy and follow the less strict diet as compared to patients who choose an alternative treatment.

The kidney performs several important functions in the human body. Even slight damage to the kidneys can, therefore, cause a lot of problems. When the kidney is rendered incapable of its main function, that is, removal of waste products from the blood, a condition called uremia develops.

Unfortunately, the symptoms of this condition do not develop unless 90 percent of the kidney is damaged. This is the time when an individual would require a kidney transplantation surgery or dialysis to restore the normal functioning.

There are several other kidney diseases that warrant the need for a kidney transplantation. Some of these conditions include the following:

    • Deep-rooted problem in the anatomy of the urinary tract
    • Extremely high blood pressure
    • Glomerulonephritis
    • Polycystic kidney disease
    • Diabetes mellitus

 

Symptoms of Kidney Dysfunction

Some of the common symptoms observed in the case of kidney diseases include the following:

  • Shortness of breath and general fatigue
  • Retention of fluid causing swelling (edema)
  • Foamy and dark orange,  brown, red or tea-colored urine
  • Increased frequency of urination
  • Back pain
  • Restless legs and inability to sleep due to leg cramps
  • Metallic taste
  • Breathing problems due to urea build up in blood
  • Loss of appetite
  • Numbness in the toes or fingertips and tingling sensation
  • Problem concentrating
Frequently Asked Questions
What area of specialization does Dr. Arun Kumar have?
Dr. Arun Kumar is specialized in India and of the most sought after doctors in Urinary Specialist.
Does Dr. Arun Kumar offer Telemedicine Consultation through Medigence?
No, this doctor dose not offer telemedicine via MediGence
How many years of experience does Dr. Arun Kumar have?
Dr. Arun Kumar is one of the most sought after specialists in India and has over 20+ Years years of experience.
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