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Pediatric Nephrology in India

Hospitals, clinics and medical centers in India performing Pediatric Nephrology.
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Global Hospitals Chennai

The flagship hospital of the Global Hospitals Group, which operates eight hospitals throughout India. The modern 500 bed hospital was opened in 2009, and offers advanced medical and surgical treatment, including organ transplantation, cardiac surgey and neurosurgy.


Pediatric Nephrology is available at Global Hospitals Chennai

Columbia Asia Hospital - Palam Vihar

A modern 100 bed hospital opened in 2008, located in Gurgaon, outside of New Delhi.The hospital is a part of the Columbia Asia Group, which has an international patients office able to assist foreign patients with all aspects of medical travel.


Pediatric Nephrology is available at Columbia Asia Hospital - Palam Vihar

Sevenhills Hospital

SevenHills Group of Hospitals (SHHL) has been delivering Healthcare services at the highest level, since past 25 years. SevenHills Hospital, Mumbai, is a world class integrated Healthcare Delivery System, that provides comprehensive Healthcare...


Pediatric Nephrology is available at Sevenhills Hospital

4 listed pediatricians:

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Dr. Omprakash Jamadar

Consultant Neonatal Medicine

Dr. Biswa Ranjan Panda

Consultant Paediatric and Congenital Cardiac Surgery

Moolchand Medcity

Trust based hospital that treats around 7,000 international patients a year. India's first JCI and comprehensive NABH accredited hospital.


Pediatric Nephrology is available at Moolchand Medcity

10 listed pediatricians:

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Dr. Arun Goel

General Orthopaedics
Paediatric Orthopaedics

Dr. Madhusmita Roy

Pediatric Medicine

Apollo Gleneagles Hospital

The Apollo Gleneagles Hospital is a medical institution in Kolkata, India. It is an affiliate of Apollo Hospitals, the largest private hospital group in Asia. It provides medical services to both local and international patients.


Pediatric Nephrology is available at Apollo Gleneagles Hospital

10 listed pediatricians:

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Dr. Amitabha Ghosh

Pediatric Nephrology

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About Pediatric Nephrology

This information is intended for general information only and should not be considered as medical advice on the part of Any decision on medical treatments, after-care or recovery should be done solely upon proper consultation and advice of a qualified physician.

What is pediatric nephrology?

This is a subspecialty of medicine that deals with diseases and disorders affecting the kidney, bladder, and urinary tract.

What is a pediatric nephrologist?

This is a medical doctor who has specialized in diagnosing, treating and managing diseases and disorders of the kidney, urinary tract, and bladder. Children may be born with a kidney condition or they may acquire it through infection or disease.

Why see a pediatric nephrologist?

Pediatric nephrologists are specially trained in caring for children with kidney diseases and disorders. Children with kidney problems have unique medical needs and even as they grow up the pediatric nephrologists help them transition to urologists and nephrologists who care for adult patients.

Children express their feelings and concerns in their own way. They may find it difficult to answer medical questions and be uncooperative during medical examinations. Pediatric nephrologists know how to examine children without alarming them.

In addition, they use medical equipment and facilities that are specially designed to be used by children. They also design and decorate their offices with cartoons, reading materials and videos for the children

Pediatric nephrologists work together as a team that includes dieticians, specialized nurses, social workers pediatric urologists, pediatric radiologists, pediatric surgeons and psychologists who are dedicated to the care of children

What kind of training do pediatric nephrologists have?

Pediatric nephrologists have at least 4 years of medical school, a residency in pediatric for 3 years and at least 3 years of training in pediatric nephrology.

Treatments provided by pediatric nephrologists

After evaluation and diagnosis, pediatric nephrologists offer treatment and management plans for children with kidney diseases and disorders. This includes:

  • Blood in the urine (hematuria)
  • Protein in the urine (proteinuria)
  • Bedwetting which is also called enuresis
  • High blood pressure: This is also referred to as hypertension
  • Dysfunctional voiding: This is a group of bladder symptoms. They may occur together and include an inability to sense when the bladder is full, frequent urination during the day, urinary accidents during the day and the urge to urinate.
  • Polycystic kidney disease: This is a hereditary disorder where multiple cysts form in both kidneys
  • Renal tubular acidosis: This is a condition that occurs due to an accumulation of acid in the body. This is usually because of the kidneys’ failure to properly filter urine.
  • Glomerulonephritis: This is an inflammation of the glomeruli; the structures inside the kidney that help filter blood
  • Nephrotic syndrome: This is when a group of symptoms occur together and include protein in the urine, edema or body swelling, high blood cholesterol and low blood protein levels
  • Acute renal insufficiency: This is a sudden decrease of kidney function caused by damage, inflammation or injury
  • Effects of structural birth defects in the formation of the urinary tract: Such as obstruction (blockage), vesicoureteral reflux, hydronephrosis (swollen kidney) and renal agenesis (born with one kidney)
  • Fanconi syndrome: This is a disorder of the small kidney tubes. Certain substances are released into the urine instead of the bloodstream.
  • Chronic kidney disease: This is a slow and progressive worsening of kidney function due to disease.
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus: This is an autoimmune disease associated with kidney problems such as proteinuria, hematuria, hypertension or glomerulonephritis
  • End-stage renal disease (ESRD): This is when chronic kidney disease has progressed such that the kidneys are almost completely unable to clean the blood of toxins and remove water.
  • Kidney failure
  • Inherited kidney diseases
  • Lupus nephritis
  • Kidney stones
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Nephrolithiasis
  • Pediatric Hypertension
  • Solitary Kidney

Services provided by pediatric nephrologists include:
  • Kidney biopsies
  • Dialysis
  • Kidney transplantation
  • The interpretation of x-rays of the kidney
  • The interpretation of laboratory studies related to kidney disease

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