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Dr. Ayhan Dinckan: Best General Surgeon in Istanbul, Turkey

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, Istanbul, Turkey

18 Years of experience

Speaks: English

300 USD for video consultation


Dr. Ayhan Dinckan is a specialized Kidney Transplant Surgeon in Turkey. And one of the most sought after medical specialists in Istanbul, Turkey. The doctor has over 18 Years of experience and is associated with Istinye University Bahcesehir - LIV Hospital.

Following are some of the most common conditions treated by Dr. Ayhan Dinckan:

  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Shrunken Kidney
  • Wilson's Disease
  • Kidney Stones
  • Polycystic Kidneys
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
  • Chronic Infection
  • Chronic Kidney Disease

Some of the most popular procedures Dr. Ayhan Dinckan are listed below

  • Liver transplant
  • Kidney Transplant

Qualifications :

  • Trakya University Faculty of Medicine, Akdeniz
  • University Faculty of Medicine, General
  • Surgical Specialization Akdeniz University Organ Transplantation Center,
  • Multiorgan Transplant Surgery Education

Hospital Address :

Ak Veysel Mah, stinye

Medical Expertise of Dr. Ayhan Dinckan

  • Medical expertise in pancreas transplantation and combined transplants in pancreas-kidney, kidney-heart, kidney-liver, and liver transplant-coronary by-pass combined surgery.
  • Prof. Dr. Ayhan Dinckan is a General Surgeon with over 16 years of expertise.
  • Training in multiorgan transplant (kidney, liver, and pancreas transplants) and hepato-pancreato-biliary (liver, biliary tract, and pancreas) surgery.
  • He has served as a lecturer in the Department of Organ Transplantation.
  • He has conducted over 5000 kidney transplants since 2004, with paediatric transplants accounting approximately 15% of the total (upto 50 child kidney transplants per year).
  • Dr. Dinckan has published over 55 articles in foreign publications and over 20 articles in the United States.
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Dr. P P Singh: Best Urosurgeon in New Delhi, India

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, New Delhi, India

32 Years of experience

Speaks: English

70 USD for video consultation


Dr P P Singh is one of the best Urosurgeon in New Delhi, India. The clinician holds over 32 years of experience and is associated with Pushpawati Singhania Research Institute.

Following are some of the most common conditions treated by Dr. P P Singh:

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

Some of the most popular procedures Dr. P P Singh are listed below

  • Prostate Cancer Treatment
  • Kidney Transplant
  • Nephrectomy
  • Prostatectomy
  • Trans Urethral Resection of Bladder Tumor (TURBT)
  • Kidney Stone Removal
  • Trans Urethral Resection of Prostrate (TURP)

Association and Memberships Dr. P P Singh is part of:

  • Societe Internationale d Urology
  • Urology Society Of India
  • USI North Zone USI
  • Indian Medical Association (IMA)
  • Delhi Medical Association (DMA)

Certifications :

  • Fellowship in SUI

Qualifications :

  • MBBS,MS,MCh

Hospital Address :

Pushpawati Singhania Research Institute, Phase II, Sheikh Sarai, New Delhi, Delhi, India

Medical Expertise of Dr. P P Singh

  • Dr. Singh's areas of specialization include laparoscopic urology, uro-oncology, andrology, and renal transplantation.
  • He holds expertise as a urologist and renal transplant specialist.
  • He has over 24 years of experience and has conducted substantial study on kidney carcinoid tumours and laparoscopic urology.
  • Dr. Singh is the director of the Batra Hospital Medical Research Centre's DNB (urology) and DNB (surgery) training programmes.
  • He is currently employed at the Pushpawati Singhania Research Institute (PSRI) in New Delhi as a Senior Consultant.
  • Member of the SIU, the USI, the NZ USI, the IMA, the DMA, and the South Delhi Medical Association (SD DMA).
  • Dr. P P Singh has published over 100 papers and presentations at national and international conferences.
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Dr. Ajit Singh Narula: Best  in New Delhi, India

 

, New Delhi, India

30 Years of experience

Speaks: English

 


Dr. Ajit Singh Narula is a specialized Kidney Transplant Surgeon in India. And one of the most sought after medical specialists in New Delhi, India. The doctor has over 30 Years of experience and is associated with Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, Okhla.

Following are some of the most common conditions treated by Dr. Ajit Singh Narula:

  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Injury or Trauma
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Polycystic Kidneys
  • Kidney Failure
  • Kidney Stones
  • Symptomatic Hydronephrosis
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Chronic Infection
  • Glomerulonephritis

Some of the most popular procedures Dr. Ajit Singh Narula are listed below

  • Kidney Transplant

Association and Memberships Dr. Ajit Singh Narula is part of:

  • Indian Society of Nephrology
  • Indian Society of Organ Transplant

Certifications :

  • Fellow of American College of Physicians (2008)

Qualifications :

  • MBBS - Madras University, Chenai, India, 1975
  • MD - General Medicine - University of Pune, 1982
  • DM - Nephrology - PGIMER, Chandigarh, India, 1989

Hospital Address :

Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, Okhla Rd, New Friends Colony, New Delhi, Delhi, India

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Dr. Anup Chaudhari: Best  in Mumbai, India

 

, Mumbai, India

12 Years of experience

Speaks: English

 


Dr. Anup Chaudhari is a specialized Kidney Transplant Surgeon in India. And one of the most sought after medical specialists in Mumbai, India. The doctor has over 12 Years of experience and is associated with Nanavati Super Speciality Hospital.

Following are some of the most common conditions treated by Dr. Anup Chaudhari:

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

Some of the most popular procedures Dr. Anup Chaudhari are listed below

  • Kidney Transplant

Association and Memberships Dr. Anup Chaudhari is part of:

  • Indian society of Nephrology
  • American society of Nephrology
  • International society of Nephrology
  • International society for peritoneal dialysis
  • Indian Society for Organ Transplantation.

Certifications :

  • Certificate Course in Diabetology from College of Physicians & Surgeons
  • International Certificate Course in Nephropathology from International Society of Nephrology and American Society of Nephrology in 2014
  • Asian mini fellowship in dialysis vascular access. Changzeng Military Hospital Shanghai ,China 20

Qualifications :

  • MBBS
  • MD (General Medicine)
  • DNB (Nephrology)

Hospital Address :

Nanavati Super Speciality Hospital, LIC Colony, Suresh Colony, Vile Parle West, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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Dr. Vishnu Raveendran: Best  in Kochi, India

 

, Kochi, India

6 Years of experience

Speaks: English

 


Dr. Vishnu Raveendran is a specialized Kidney Transplant Surgeon in India. And one of the most sought after medical specialists in Kochi, India. The doctor has over 6 Years of experience and is associated with Aster Medicity.

Following are some of the most common conditions treated by Dr. Vishnu Raveendran:

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

Some of the most popular procedures Dr. Vishnu Raveendran are listed below

  • Kidney Transplant

Certifications :

  • Fellowship in urology from Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons, England.
  • Undergone extensive training related to various urological surgeries.

Qualifications :

  • MBBS
  • MCh (Urology)
  • DNB (Urology)
  • MS (General Surgery)

Hospital Address :

Aster Medcity Hospital, South Chittoor, Kochi, Kerala, India

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Dr. Harbinder Singh: Best  in New Delhi, India

 

, New Delhi, India

10+ Years of experience

Speaks: English

 


Dr. Harbinder Singh is a specialized Urosurgeon in India. And one of the most sought after medical specialists in New Delhi, India. The doctor has over 10+ Years of experience and is associated with Primus Super Speciality Hospital.

Following are some of the most common conditions treated by Dr. Harbinder Singh:

  • Bladder Cancer
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Failure
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
  • Male Sterilization or Contraception
  • Polycystic Kidneys
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • To restore Fertility in Males
  • Glomerulonephritis

Some of the most popular procedures Dr. Harbinder Singh are listed below

  • Prostate Cancer Treatment
  • Kidney Transplant

Association and Memberships Dr. Harbinder Singh is part of:

  • Urological Society of India
  • Delhi Medical Council.

Qualifications :

  • MBBS
  • MS
  • DNB

Hospital Address :

Primus Super Speciality Hospital, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi, Delhi, India

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Dr. Haresh Patel: Best  in Ahmedabad, India

 

, Ahmedabad, India

20 Years of experience

Speaks: English

 


Dr. Haresh Patel is a specialized Kidney Transplant Surgeon in India. And one of the most sought after medical specialists in Ahmedabad, India. The doctor has over 20 Years of experience and is associated with Apollo Hospital International Limited.

Following are some of the most common conditions treated by Dr. Haresh Patel:

  • Polycystic Kidneys
  • Shrunken Kidney
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stones
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Kidney Injury or Trauma
  • Chronic Infection
  • Symptomatic Hydronephrosis

Some of the most popular procedures Dr. Haresh Patel are listed below

  • Kidney Transplant

Association and Memberships Dr. Haresh Patel is part of:

  • American Society of Nephrology (ASN)
  • Canadian Society of Nephrology (CSN)
  • American Society of Transplantation (AST)

Certifications :

  • Clinical Fellowship at Ottawa Hospital Transplant fellowship from UNOS Certified American Society

Qualifications :

  • MBBS
  • MD (General Medicine)
  • DM (Nephrology)

Hospital Address :

Apollo Hospital, Prabhat Chowk, 61, Ghatlodiya, Chanakyapuri, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

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Dr. Hamdi Karakayali: Best  in Istanbul, Turkey

 

, Istanbul, Turkey

25 Years of experience

Speaks: English

 


Dr. Hamdi Karakayali is a specialized Kidney Transplant Surgeon in Turkey. And one of the most sought after medical specialists in Atakent, Turkey. The doctor has over 25 Years of experience and is associated with Acibadem University Hospital Atakent.

Following are some of the most common conditions treated by Dr. Hamdi Karakayali:

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

Some of the most popular procedures Dr. Hamdi Karakayali are listed below

  • Kidney Transplant

Association and Memberships Dr. Hamdi Karakayali is part of:

  • The Transplantation Society
  • Turkey Organ Transplant Association
  • Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation (MESOT)
  • American College of Surgeons
  • European Board of Surgery New Key Opinion Leaders (New Key Opinion Leader)
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of Kidney Transplantation - Republic of Turkey, Ministry of Health, General Directorate of Organ Transplantation
  • Member of the Science Committee for Liver Transplantation - Republic of Turkey, Ministry of Health, General Directorate of Organ Transplantation

Qualifications :

  • 2005 Baskent University Hospital - Professor
  • 1996 Baskent University Hospital - Assistant Professor
  • 1998 Baskent University Hospital - Associate Professor
  • 1994 Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine General Surgery
  • 1988 Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine

Hospital Address :

Halkal Merkez Mahallesi, Acibadem University Hospital Atakent, Halkal Altnehir stanbul Caddesi, K

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Dr. Suresh Kumar Bhagat: Best  in Mumbai, India

 

, Mumbai, India

17 Years of experience

Speaks: English

 


Dr. Suresh Kumar Bhagat is a specialized Kidney Transplant Surgeon in India. And one of the most sought after medical specialists in Mumbai, India. The doctor has over 17 Years of experience and is associated with Fortis Hospital, Mulund.

Following are some of the most common conditions treated by Dr. Suresh Kumar Bhagat:

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

Some of the most popular procedures Dr. Suresh Kumar Bhagat are listed below

  • Kidney Transplant

Association and Memberships Dr. Suresh Kumar Bhagat is part of:

  • Indian Medical Association (IMA)

Qualifications :

  • MBBS - The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University (TNMGRMU), 1990
  • MS - Urology - The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University (TNMGRMU), 2006
  • MCh - Urology - Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore, 2007

Hospital Address :

Fortis Hospital Mulund, Industrial Area, Bhandup West, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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Dr. Rajesh Bansal: Best  in Noida, India

 

, Noida, India

22 Years of experience

Speaks: English

 


Dr. Rajesh Bansal is a specialized Kidney Transplant Surgeon in India. And one of the most sought after medical specialists in New Delhi, India. The doctor has over 22 Years of experience and is associated with Metro Hospital.

Following are some of the most common conditions treated by Dr. Rajesh Bansal:

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

Some of the most popular procedures Dr. Rajesh Bansal are listed below

  • Kidney Transplant

Association and Memberships Dr. Rajesh Bansal is part of:

  • Indian Society of Nephrology
  • Indian Society of Organ Transplantation
  • Delhi Nephrology Society
  • International Society of Nephrology
  • European Dialysis and Transplant Association

Qualifications :

  • MBBS - SMS Medical College, Jaipur (1989)
  • MD - JLN Medical College, Ajmer (1995)
  • DNB (Nephrology) - MPUH, Nadiad, Gujrat (1997)

Hospital Address :

Metro Hospital & Heart Institute, Buddh Vihar, Block X, Sector 12, Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India

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Dr. Abdullah Sumnu: Best  in Istanbul, Turkey

 

, Istanbul, Turkey

10 Years of experience

Speaks: English

 


Dr. Abdullah Sumnu is a specialized Kidney Transplant Surgeon in Turkey. And one of the most sought after medical specialists in Istanbul, Turkey. The doctor has over 10 Years of experience and is associated with Medipol Mega University Hospital.

Following are some of the most common conditions treated by Dr. Abdullah Sumnu:

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

Some of the most popular procedures Dr. Abdullah Sumnu are listed below

  • Kidney Transplant

Qualifications :

  • 2013, Istanbul Haseki̇ Egi̇ti̇m Ve Arastirma Hastanesi̇, Ic Hastaliklari Nephrology
  • 2009, Istanbul University Istanbul Tip Fakultesi̇, Ic Hastaliklari
  • 2003, Istanbul University, Tip Fakultesi̇

Hospital Address :

Gztepe Mahallesi, Medipol Mega niversite Hastanesi, Metin Sokak, Ba?c?lar/Istanbul, Turkey

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Dr. Yang Won Seok: Best  in Seoul, South Korea

 

, Seoul, South Korea

20 Years of experience

Speaks: English

 


Dr. Yang Won Seok is a specialized Kidney Transplant Surgeon in South Korea. And one of the most sought after medical specialists in Seoul, South Korea. The doctor has over 20 Years of experience and is associated with Asan Medical Centre.

Following are some of the most common conditions treated by Dr. Yang Won Seok:

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

Some of the most popular procedures Dr. Yang Won Seok are listed below

  • Kidney Transplant

Certifications :

  • Clinical Fellowship in Nephrology, University of Cincinnati Medical Center
  • Fellowship in Nephrology, UUCM AMC

Qualifications :

  • Doctor of Medicine: University of Ulsan
  • Master of Medicine: Seoul National University
  • Bachelor of Medicine: Seoul National University

Hospital Address :

Asan Medical Center, Olympic-ro 43-gil, Pungnap 2(i)-dong, Songpa-gu, Seoul, South Korea

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Dr. Mahmut Altindal: Best  in Istanbul, Turkey

 

, Istanbul, Turkey

20 Years of experience

Speaks: English

 


Dr. Mahmut Altindal is a specialized Kidney Transplant Surgeon in Turkey. And one of the most sought after medical specialists in istanbul, Turkey. The doctor has over 20 Years of experience and is associated with Medical Park Bahcelievler Hospital.

Following are some of the most common conditions treated by Dr. Mahmut Altindal:

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

Some of the most popular procedures Dr. Mahmut Altindal are listed below

  • Kidney Transplant

Association and Memberships Dr. Mahmut Altindal is part of:

  • Turkish Hypertension And Kidney Diseases Association
  • Turkish Nephrology Association
  • Era-Edta (European Renal Association)
  • European Dialysis And Transplantation Association)
  • Esot (European Society For Organ Transplantation)

Qualifications :

  • 2017 - Associate Professor of Nephrology (Exam place: Ankara University Faculty of Medicine)
  • 2013 - Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Nephrology
  • 2008 - S.B. Okmeydani Education and Research Hospital, Internal Medicine
  • 2002 - Istanbul University Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, English Medical Department

Hospital Address :

Bah

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Dr. Rajiv Kumar Sethia: Best  in Faridabad, India

 

, Faridabad, India

20 Years of experience

Speaks: English

 


Dr. Rajiv Kumar Sethia is a specialized Kidney Transplant Surgeon in India. And one of the most sought after medical specialists in Delhi, India. The doctor has over 20 Years of experience and is associated with Asian Institute of Medical Sciences.

Following are some of the most common conditions treated by Dr. Rajiv Kumar Sethia:

  • Kidney Cancer
  • Shrunken Kidney
  • Kidney Failure
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Polycystic Kidneys
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Symptomatic Hydronephrosis
  • Chronic Infection
  • End-Stage Renal Disease

Some of the most popular procedures Dr. Rajiv Kumar Sethia are listed below

  • Prostate Cancer Treatment
  • Kidney Transplant

Association and Memberships Dr. Rajiv Kumar Sethia is part of:

  • Full member of USI
  • Full member of NZUSI
  • Associate Member of SZUSI
  • Life Member of Indian Society of Organ Transplant
  • Life member of Asian Urology Association

Certifications :

  • Fellowship in Kidney Transplant – Institute of Kidney, Urology and Robotics, Medanta, The Medcity Gurgaon
  • Fellowship in Minimal Invasive, Urology

Qualifications :

  • DNB (Urology)-National Board of Examination, St. John’s Medical College Hospital, Bangalore
  • MS (Surgery)-S.P Med. College, Bikaner, Rajasthan.Rajasthan University of Health Sciences, Jaipur
  • MBBS – S.P Med. College, Bikaner, Rajasthan.Rajasthan University, Jaipur

Hospital Address :

Asian Institute of Medical Sciences, Sector 21A, Faridabad, Haryana, India

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About Kidney Transplant Surgeon

A kidney transplant surgeon is a surgeon specialized in performing the procedure of transplanting a healthy kidney from a living or deceased donor into the recipient patient whose kidneys no longer function properly.

When should you consider visiting a Kidney Transplant Surgeon?

There are various reasons or conditions when your physician might ask you for a visiting a kidney transplant surgeon, the most common being:

  • Your kidneys has stopped working entirely or you are put on dialysis.
  • Recurring infection in the kidney that cannot be treated effectively.
  • Cancer that has spread from its original location to elsewhere in the body.
  • Severe heart or other health problems that make it unsafe to have surgery.
  • Serious conditions other than kidney disease that would not get better after transplantation.
  • Current or recurring kidney infection that cannot be treated effectively.
  • Cancer that has spread from its original location to kidney.

Procedures Performed

  • Deceased-donor kidney transplant
  • Living-donor kidney transplant
  • Pre-emptive kidney transplant

Top Kidney Transplant Surgeons

DoctorAssociated Hospital
Dr. Deepak KalraFortis Hospital, Shalimar Bagh, New Delhi
Dr. Pradip ChakrabartiApollo Multispecialty Hospitals, Kolkata
Dr. Huseyin Yuce BiracanBaskent University Istanbul Hospital, Istanbul
Dr. Rajinder YadavFortis Hospital, Shalimar Bagh, New Delhi
Dr. Manju AggarwalArtemis Health Institute , Gurugram
Dr. Muzaffer AtliGuven Hospital, Ankara
Dr. Ahmet Serdar KaracaBaskent University Istanbul Hospital, Istanbul
Dr. Ashish NandwaniManipal Hospital, Dwarka, New Delhi

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Which are some of the best hospitals Kidney Transplant Surgeons are associated with?
Which are some of the conditions treated by Kidney Transplant Surgeon?

Most common conditions performed by kidney transplant surgeons are:

  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Polycystic Kidneys
  • Shrunken Kidney
  • Kidney Failure
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Symptomatic Hydronephrosis
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stones
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Injury or Trauma
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Infection
What are the qualifications of a Kidney Transplant Surgeon?

A person has to undergo an extensive educational journey and training to become a kidney transplant surgeon. First, transplant surgeons need to qualify the medical entrance exam to get into a medical school. Once the candidate clears the entrance test, he/she completes a five-and-a-half-year programme (MBBS). After this, they go for a three-year MS course to have specialisation in surgery. They then complete a general residency like any other doctor. Finally, they have to complete an additional three years of a kidney transplant surgery fellowship. After this, they become certified transplant surgeons.

What conditions do Kidney Transplant Surgeons treat?

A kidney transplant may be an option if the kidneys have stopped working completely. This condition is called end-stage renal disease or end-stage kidney disease. Some common conditions treated by kidney transplant surgeons are:

  • Kidney Failure
  • Kidney Cancer
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Polycystic Kidneys
  • Shrunken Kidney
  • Kidney Stones
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Symptomatic Hydronephrosis
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Infection
  • Kidney Injury or Trauma
What diagnostic tests are required by a Kidney Transplant Surgeon?

A Kidney Transplant Surgeon may order below the below-listed diagnostic tests to evaluate the overall condition of the patient and find out if he/she is fit to undergo a kidney transplantation.

  • Blood typing
  • Tissue Typing
  • Crossmatching
  • Chest X-ray
  • Echocardiogram
  • Electrocardiogram
  • Cardiac stress test
  • Colonoscopy
  • Cancer screening
  • Gynecological examination
  • Dental evaluation
  • Prostate exam
When should you visit a Kidney Transplant Surgeon?

There are various reasons for visiting a kidney transplant surgeon. Some of these are:

  • Your kidneys have stopped working or you are on dialysis.
  • You are diagnosed with cancer that has spread from its original location to other parts of the body.
  • Infection in the kidney that could not be treated properly.
  • Critical conditions other than kidney disease that do not get better even after transplantation.
  • Severe heart problems that may make it unsafe to have surgery.
  • Cancer that has spread to the kidney.
  • Recurring kidney infection that may not be treated.
What can you expect from your first visit with a Kidney Transplant Surgeon?

A kidney transplant surgeon will evaluate your health to know if you are fit for transplant. The doctor will ask you a few questions related to your symptoms to know the severity of the health condition you are suffering from. They will order a few diagnostic tests to do a complete analysis of the consequences of transplant if any. If the kidney transplant surgeon finds that transplant can have a harmful effect on your health, they will recommend alternative treatment options or will tell you to wait for some time so that you become fit for the transplant.

In addition to tests and physical exams, you could get a lot of information at your first appointment. You may need to bring a family member or friend along with you. The person you bring can help ask questions, listen, and take notes.

Which are the most common procedures performed by a Kidney Transplant Surgeon?

Some most common procedures performed by a Kidney Transplant Surgeon are:

  • Kidney Transplant
  • Nephrectomy
  • Kidney Stone Removal

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What are the qualifications of a Kidney Transplant Surgeon?

A person has to undergo an extensive educational journey and training to become a kidney transplant surgeon. First, transplant surgeons need to qualify the medical entrance exam to get into a medical school. Once the candidate clears the entrance test, he/she completes a five-and-a-half-year programme (MBBS). After this, they go for a three-year MS course to have specialisation in surgery. They then complete a general residency like any other doctor. Finally, they have to complete an additional three years of a kidney transplant surgery fellowship. After this, they become certified transplant surgeons.

What conditions do Kidney Transplant Surgeons treat?

A kidney transplant may be an option if the kidneys have stopped working completely. This condition is called end-stage renal disease or end-stage kidney disease. Some common conditions treated by kidney transplant surgeons are:

  • Kidney Failure
  • Kidney Cancer
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Polycystic Kidneys
  • Shrunken Kidney
  • Kidney Stones
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Symptomatic Hydronephrosis
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Infection
  • Kidney Injury or Trauma
What diagnostic tests are required by a Kidney Transplant Surgeon?

A Kidney Transplant Surgeon may order below the below-listed diagnostic tests to evaluate the overall condition of the patient and find out if he/she is fit to undergo a kidney transplantation.

  • Blood typing
  • Tissue Typing
  • Crossmatching
  • Chest X-ray
  • Echocardiogram
  • Electrocardiogram
  • Cardiac stress test
  • Colonoscopy
  • Cancer screening
  • Gynecological examination
  • Dental evaluation
  • Prostate exam
When should you visit a Kidney Transplant Surgeon?

There are various reasons for visiting a kidney transplant surgeon. Some of these are:

  • Your kidneys have stopped working or you are on dialysis.
  • You are diagnosed with cancer that has spread from its original location to other parts of the body.
  • Infection in the kidney that could not be treated properly.
  • Critical conditions other than kidney disease that do not get better even after transplantation.
  • Severe heart problems that may make it unsafe to have surgery.
  • Cancer that has spread to the kidney.
  • Recurring kidney infection that may not be treated.
What can you expect from your first visit with a Kidney Transplant Surgeon?

A kidney transplant surgeon will evaluate your health to know if you are fit for transplant. The doctor will ask you a few questions related to your symptoms to know the severity of the health condition you are suffering from. They will order a few diagnostic tests to do a complete analysis of the consequences of transplant if any. If the kidney transplant surgeon finds that transplant can have a harmful effect on your health, they will recommend alternative treatment options or will tell you to wait for some time so that you become fit for the transplant.

In addition to tests and physical exams, you could get a lot of information at your first appointment. You may need to bring a family member or friend along with you. The person you bring can help ask questions, listen, and take notes.

Which are the most common procedures performed by a Kidney Transplant Surgeon?

Some most common procedures performed by a Kidney Transplant Surgeon are:

  • Kidney Transplant
  • Nephrectomy
  • Kidney Stone Removal