About the Department

The  Department of Nephrology of Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute, Sri  Ramachandra University established in the year 1995 is a premier centre for specialized nephrology care. It is one of the country’s leading dialysis and renal transplant centers. 

Department of  Nephrology at Sri Ramachandra Medical Centre has focused on constant improvement in various services. The Department of  Nephrology offers diagnosis and treatment for all types of kidney diseases. The department participates in an active renal transplant program, both live related and deceased donors, over 800 transplantation done till date and over 3000 dialysis done per month.  All modalities of dialysis care, and clinical research studies are carried out on a regular basis.


The mission of the Department of Nephrology, consistent with the Sri Ramachandra University is to:

  • Provide the highest quality care for patients with kidney disease and hypertension.
  • Train students, residents and postdoctoral fellows 
  • Conduct state-of-the-art research into the causes, prevention and treatment of kidney disease and hypertension.


It has a MCI recognized 3 year DM postgraduate course. In addition it also has 4 year BSc. course in Dialysis Technology (Allied Health sciences) and recently 2 year course in MSc.  Renal Sciences.


  • 1995- First live  renal transplant
  • 1995- B.Sc  Allied Health Sciences course in dialysis technology
  • 1996- First Cadaver renal transplant- one of the leading centres in India
  • 2002- DM Nephrology course
  • 2003- Division of Pediatric Nephrology
  • 2006- MSc. Renal Sciences
  • 2010 – 1st Paediatric kidney transplant
  • 2011 – DM Nephrology seat increased to 3 seats
  • 2014- ISN Training Program In Intervention Nephrology By Dr.Lathakshar Kumbhar,Detroid, Usa For  10 Days  In March 2014


The faculty of Nephrology consists of adequately trained and highly qualified nephrologists who are competent enough to deal  with all aspects of kidney diseases, intensive nephrology care, all modalities of dialysis and renal transplant including recent advances in diagnosis and therapeutics. In addition to unique diagnostic capabilities, nephrology staff members regularly organize  several specialty clinics.

Treatment Provided for : 

  • Acute Kidney injury
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Diabetic nephropathy
  • Polycystic kidney disease, and other inherited renal disease
  • Kidney stone disease
  • Reflux and obstructive nephropathies
  • Hypertension
  • Electrolyte disturbances
  • Intensive care nephrology
  • Interventional nephrology
  • Dialysis- acute and chronic perironeal dialysis, hemodialysis, CRRT
  • Renal transplantation (Adult and Paediatric)
  • Paediatric acute peritoneal dialysis and haemodialysis


Sri Ramachandra Medical Centre is a well known tertiary care hospital maintaining international standards in providing  integrated renal health services.

Department comprises of 

  1. A team of eminent and highly qualified doctors with wide experience. 
  2. Special counsellors committed to help patients and relatives.
  3. Expert committee to offer ethical consent and opinion for renal transplant.
  4. Adherence to government regulatory rules & regulation.
  5. Special post operative care and Intensive care unit well maintained by infection control team and monitored by senior specialists.