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Chennai's First Interventional Nephrologist
Acute Kidney Damage Stopper
Nephrology, Renal Transplantation & Interventional Nephrology
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Dr.Venkatesh Rajkumar MD, DM
Dr. S Venkatesh Rajkumar has an impressive career spanning over 20 years in the field of medicine and Nephrology. He is one of the Top Nephrologists in Chennai having trained from some of the premier Nephrology Institutes in India and abroad. He is the first Trained Interventional Nephrologist in Tamil Nadu and one of the Pioneers in this field in the country. His area of expertise and interests includes general Nephrology, Renal Transplantation and Interventional Nephrology.
Presently he is working as a consultant Nephrologist at Apollo hospitals, Chennai since the last 10 years.
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It is recommended that patients over 40 years old make an annual medical appointment with a nephrologist and have blood creatinine dosage tests and urine tests.
For patients with diabetes, high blood pressure, family history of kidney problems, kidney stones, history of nephritis or urinary infection, consultation and follow-up of treatment with a nephrologist is recommended.
It is essential to know the risk factors of Kidney Disease. Avoiding or treating these factors is the only form of prevention.
The main risk factors are high blood pressure, diabetes and family diseases, but obesity, smoking, use of drugs that are toxic to the kidneys and other factors can also compromise kidney function.
General Nephrology deals with the management of common kidney problems such as kidney stones, urinary infections, high blood pressure, presence of proteins or blood in the urine etc