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Introduction

 

The Department of Nephrology at SVIMS Tirupati was established in 1994 and serves as a tertiary care referral centre for coastal and Rayalaseema districts of Andhra. The Department of Nephrology, is devoted to the study, diagnosis, and treatment of kidney disease. It offers residents and faculty unparalleled prospects for research and clinical training in an atmosphere with ample opportunity to participate in University and community service, in an exciting academic environment committed to excellence, innovation and diversity.

We have an MCI-recognised DM Nephrology program since 2013.

It provides services in Clinical Nephrology including treating OPD patients, inpatients, critical care nephrology, acute kidney injury and kidney transplantation. It performs all nephrology procedures such as kidney biopsies, central venous catheterisation, temporary haemodialysis, plasma exchange, continuous therapies and peritoneal dialysis - both acute and CAPD. It is a recognised teaching centre for Nephrology and supports research related to nephrology. It supports the largest Maintenance Haemodialysis unit in the South East Asia performing around 60000 sessions per annum.

KEY FEATURES 

 

·         Curriculum designed to train physicians to become consultants, teach Nephrology and perform research

·         Teaching through bedside clinics and supervision of practice

·         Infrastructure to facilitate learning

·         Separate Nephrology ward with acute room

·         Standardised Nephrology care through 23 station Haemodialysis facility

·         Kidney transplant facility (Live Donor & Cadaver)

·         24 hour emergency care and haemodialysis

·         HLA Typing and WBC cross match.

 CORE COMPETENCIES 

 ·         OPD services

·         Separate Nephrology ward with 28 beds

·         Largest Haemodialysis unit

·         Kidney transplant unit

·         Critical care and continuous therapies

·         Plasmapheresis

·         Other standard Nephrology procedures.

 

 

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