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Apollo Hospitals Bangalore

Dr. Bobby Chacko

Dr. Bobby Chacko

Apollo Hospitals Bangalore
Speciality Transplant Surgery
Languages English
Education - MBBS, St. John’s Medical College, Bangalore.

- MS.

- DNB (Int Med), Tamilnadu Dr. M. G. R. Medical University, Chennai, India.

- DM, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India.

- DNB (Nephro), National Board of Examinations, P.G.I. Chandigarh.
Professional Experience - Senior Consultant, Department of Nephrology, Apollo Hospitals Bangalore.

- Dr. Chacko started his illustrious career as a Resident Intern at St. John’s Medical College Hospital, Bangalore.

- He gained experience, when he worked as a Medical Officer at Curie Center of Oncology.

- He joined as a Registrar in Internal Medicine at Madurai Medical College, where he obtained his basic Physician training. His role as a tutor took shape when he started teaching as a Junior Lecturer in Nephrology at St. John’s Medical College, Bangalore. Subsequently, he went on to become a Renal Registrar at Christian Medical College in Vellore, India.

- He had gained experience as a pre-trainee but obtained advanced training when he was appointed as a Consultant Nephrologist in the same College.

- Dr. Chacko went to Australia, when he was offered the post of Senior Renal Registrar at The Queen Elizabeth hospital (TQEH) in South Australia. He continued his services at TQEH as a Renal Consultant Nephrologist.

- He worked as an Associate Professor in the Department of Nephrology at St. Johns Medical College, Bangalore, India.
Certifications - Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians.
Memberships - International society of Nephrology (ISN).

- American Society of Nephrology (ASN).

- Transplantation Society (TTS).

- Indian Society of Nephrology.

- Southern Chapter of Indian Society of Nephrology.
Awards - Rekha Memorial Tanker.

- Young Investigator award for his research on Primary IgA nephropathy.

- Gold medal by the National Board of Examinations for having secured the highest marks in DNB in Nephrology.

- He won the B Braun Medical Trust Foundation scholarship for excellence in Nephrology.

- Gold medal for the best paper, South Zone Nephrology Conference held in Mangalore.

- Dr. M.M. Niamathulla Memorial Prize which also carried a Gold medal for the scientific papers on ‘Anemia in renal failure’ and ‘Recent concepts in the Etiopathogenesis of ARF’.

- Best outgoing student for the batch.

- Awarded the certificate of honor for distinction, certificate of merit and the Paul Abrao Memorial prize.

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