Nephrologist(s) in India

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Who are the 5 best nephrologists in India?
  • Dr Vijay Kher: Dr Vijay Kher is the Chairman of nephrology at the Medanta hospital in New Delhi, he has over 30 years of experience in his field. After completing MBBS, Dr Vijay got an MD in internal medicine from PGIMER Chandigarh. He then went on to do a DNB and a DM in nephrology. He even has two fellowships in the same from the USA. He specializes in clinical immunosuppression and ABO-incompatible transplantation. He has various publications in many recognised national and international journals. 
  • Dr Satish Chandra Chhabra: Dr Satish Chandra Chhabra is one of the top doctors at Max super speciality Hospital and over 37 years of experience in the field of nephrology. He is currently the director and the clinical administrator of nephrology at the same. He has been a professor at Dayanand college for many years in Ludhiana and a consultant nephrologist at the Shanti Mukand Hospital & Noida Medicare Centre. He has an MBBS degree along with an MD, DNB and DM from PGIMER Chandigarh. He is also a part of many important associations such as the American and India society of nephrology.
  • Dr Anil Prasad Bhatt: Dr Anil Prasad Bhatt is a distinguished doctor with over ten years of experience in nephrology. He works at the Jaypee Hospital in New Delhi and specialises in procedures like various types of dialysis including CRRT and CAPD, kidney transplant, AV fistula, permcath and kidney biopsy. He is also a part of many reputed societies such as the International Society of Nephrology, American, Society of Nephrology and the Europian Renal Association. He also has over 6 research papers in his name in distinguished journals.
  • Dr Dinesh Khullar: Dr Dinesh Khullar is a reputed nephrologist and kidney transplant surgeon with over 25 years of experience in the field. He routinely performs procedures such as High-Risk Kidney Transplant patients including ABO- incompatibility & highly sensitized transplant recipient, Newer Dialysis Modalities & Peritoneal Dialysis and Induction therapy in Kidney Transplant Patients.
  • Dr Abhijeet Kumar: Dr Abhijeet Kumar is a reputed nephrologist at the Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Delhi / NCR, India. He has over 10 years of experience in his field. After getting an MBBS from Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University, Kanpur. Dr Abhijeet got an MD degree from Vardhman Mahavir Medical College and Safdarjung Hospital, Delhi. After that, he got DNB from Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi. He has since worked as an associate consultant at Paras Hospital in Delhi as well.  He is also an integral part of the Indian society of nephrology as well as the Delhi nephrology society.
Which are the best clinics for kidney related treatments and surgeries in India?
  • Max Super Speciality Hospital, Patparganj (Delhi, India): It is a well-equipped and famous hospital under the Max Group of hospitals, it is JCI accredited.
  • Fortis Memorial Research Institute (Delhi/NCR): It is well known to all for being a quaternary care service provider and a multi super speciality hospital with a prodigious international faculty. It is JCI and NABH accredited.
  • Jaypee Hospital (Delhi): It is a world-class hospital offering multi-speciality services. It is accredited by the NABL and the NABH.
  • Medanta Hospital ( Delhi/NCR): It is a well-equipped hospital with accreditation from the NABH.
  • Sarvodaya Hospital (Faridabad, India): It is a well-known multispeciality hospital which is NABH and NABL accredited.
Why should I opt for the kidney treatment in India?

One of the main reasons to opt for India for kidney-related treatment is the availability of world-class facilities. Additionally, the cost of treatment especially surgeries is much lesser as compared to other parts of the world. Another important factor is the presence and easy access to doctors with a range of experience and a great education from around the world.

Are the nephrologists in India familiar with the latest available procedures for treatment of kidney?

All the latest technologies from around the world are frequently used at the top hospitals in the country. Since many Indian doctors travel abroad for further studies, they are more than well trained in implementing and using these top technologies as well. Non-Invasive lithotripsy, as well as percutaneous nephrolithotomy, are few of the latest procedures that are regularly performed in India by the trained professionals. These procedures help significantly for problems such as kidney stones adequately and effectively.

What are the qualifications and expertise of nephrologists in India?

The path to becoming a nephrologist in India is a long journey. After obtaining an MBBS, the doctor needs to complete an MD degree in internal medicine. After the MD the doctor has to take either a DNB or a DM or both in nephrology to practice as a nephrologist. These doctors have rich experience in handling all types of cases and can even help diagnose problems unrelated to nephrology with ease. They also have many publications in journals from around the world and are well trained with the latest equipment used in different procedures.

Which cities in India have the best nephrologists?

The best nephrologists are concentrated in the metro cities such as New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore etc, these cities have doctors working in world-class facilities and with a wide range of clinical experience. They are mostly from premier Institutes from around the country and the globe.

How do I schedule for online consultation with the best nephrologist in India?

For online consultation with the best nephrologists in India, get in touch with MediGence – enabling better healthcare decisions. MediGence has 4500+ International Doctors from over 16+ countries, a global platform to find and leverage the best-in-class overseas medical treatment options. To confirm the appointment, an individual has to make the payment online via PayPal. After online payment confirmation, the experts at MediGence will schedule the consultation with the best nephrologist surgeon of the individual’s choice. The Online Teleconsultation video conferencing tool by MediGence connects the doctor and the patient through a live F2F session online.

How do I schedule an Online Consultation with the best Nephrologist in India?
MediGence brings some of the most experienced and awarded Nephrologist from all over India. To avail the online consultation with the doctor:
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Which are the countries from where I can avail Nephrologist for telemedicine?
You can avail the doctors from over 10+ countries. Nephrologist are available from India, Thailand, Turkey, Spain, Dubai and many more destinations. You can pick and choose the specialist from the country of your choice based on your preferences and requirements.
How much does it cost for the online consultation with the Nephrologist?
You have the option to choose the doctor from the pool of our handpicked top Nephrologist from worldwide. The video consultation charges differ from country to the country starting from 25 USD and it goes up to 750 USD. You may find all the information about the top Nephrologist, consultation charges on our website. Please follow the link to start your journey with us.
How does MediGence ensure that online consultation is safe on their platform?
We strictly follow HIPAA and GDPR compliance level data safety and security standards. We do not store any data with respect to your online consultation with the doctor and moreover your medical records are stored in the HIPAA compliant cloud in the encrypted format. Once you finish your video consultation with the doctor, you receive a link on your email and the dashboard to download the recording that is valid only for 72 hours. On expiry, the video is permanently deleted.
What is the health care infrastructure of India / Why should opt for India as a destination for your medical treatment?
India is recognized for its strict rules and regulations which has kept the country in strict discipline. As an upside, the country has well-maintained regulations for every process and impressive medical healthcare facilities which has garnered thousands of visitors from across the world. The reasons for opting hospitals in India is the astounding treatment options available at a very cost effective price range, which is undoubtedly affordable than most of the developed countries across the world. Besides the well-planned infrastructure, the treatment options and alternatives offered are tempting enough. Apart from that, the country also flaunts high success rates and has thus been able to cure some of the most complex diseases in the world.
What are the conditions of the hospitals in India? Are they JCI certified. What is the quality of the support staff in the hospitals?
Contrary to a few decades back, the hospitals in India have upgraded manifolds. The conditions of the multispecialty clinics have been modified to include the modern amenities and devices at large. This makes it ideally competent to the healthcare infrastructure in other developed countries making it capable of providing uncompromised treatment options to the medical tourists. A few of the hospitals and multispecialty clinics have earned due JCI certification and are thus, counted among the most trusted hospitals in the country. One of the most important aspects of availing healthcare benefits from any hospital is the quality of the support staff. Besides owning proficient doctors and surgeons, the efficiency of the support staff plays a major role on the health of the candidate. Keeping in mind the necessity, the staffs are well-trained to deal with every kind of situation thereby ensuring complete safety to the patients.
Are the doctors/surgeons in India of the best quality?
One of the many reasons for the success of medical and health department of India, is the supreme quality of the medical professionals. The doctors and surgeons providing treatments in India are globally recognized for their service towards the medical field. Furnished with degrees from reputed universities and decades of training and experience, the doctors have earned high success rates throughout their professional career.
What is the process for obtaining medical visa in India?
The Korean embassy follows a strict protocol for obtaining visa for travelling to the country. The necessary documents (photocopies and original) have been listed on their official website and should be strictly adhered to. However, one must definitely keep the documents at hand while applying for the same:
  • Two recent passport size photographs of the candidate not older than six months
  • Visa application fee which needs to be paid
  • Photocopy of the visa application fee paid
  • Confirmation of the duly filled visa application form
  • Civil status of the candidate
  • Copy of the entire travel itinerary
  • Proof of round ticket of flight as well as the accommodation reserved for staying
  • Other documents like birth certificate, residential proof, etc., which may also be required.
What support services does MediGence provide in India?
Keeping in mind every travelling protocol listed by the government, MediGence ensures a hassle-free medical travelling experience in India. Right from the beginning of the journey to the end, MediGence assists the candidates and the family with utmost care thereby making the stay as comfortable as it can be. Hence, here is a list of services provided for candidate satisfaction:
  • Medical travel and insurance query related support
  • Medical travel guidance
  • Visa Assistance
  • Free airport to hospital transfer
  • On-Ground Support
  • Teleconsultations
  • Visa Assistance
  • Accommodations Assistance
  • Free Airport to Hospital Transfer
  • Rehabilitation and recovery services
Which are the best cities in India for medical treatment?
There are several cities which provide impressive medical benefits and are open for both national and international tourists. However, the best cities in India for medical treatment are:
  • New Delhi
  • Mumbai
  • Bengaluru
  • Chennai

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