Best Nephrologist in Chennai

Dr. R. Balasubramaniyam


M.B.B.S., D.N.B.(General Medicine) D.N.B.(Nephrology)





About the Doctor

Consultation Timing & Days: 9 am - 5 pm, Monday to Saturday 
Degree: MBBS, DNB(Medicine), DNB(Nephrology)
Designation: Chief Nephrologist
Department: Nephrology
Brief Profile:
Senior Consultant Nephrologist with 19 years of experience. Performed over 500 renal transplantations including living and cadaver transplants. Induction free Immuno suppression program in living related renal transplantation with excellent long term survival is the highlight of our transplant program. Pioneer in CAPD in India. Studied the peritoneal transport characteristics in Indian patients and modified the PET graph to accommodate for Indian patients.  Academically oriented with 75 publications and presentations in various National and International forums. Recognized post graduate teacher in Nephrology and in General Medicine.
Clinical Expertise & Services Offered:
  • Renal Transplantation - living, cadaveric and Pediatric
  • Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Hemodialysis, Continuous Renal Replacement Therapies,
  • Diabetic Kidney Disease
  • Critical Care Nephrology
  • General Nephrology
  • Hypertension
Professional Experience:
  • Consultant Nephrologist - Coimbatore Kidney Center, 1997-99
  • Chief Nephrologist - K.G.Hospital, Coimbatore, 1999-2014.
  • Chief Nephrologist - Kauvery Hospital, Chennai since June 2014.
Professional Membership: 
  • Indian Society Of Nephrology
  • Indian Society of Peritoneal Dialysis
  • International Society of Nephrology
  • International Society Of Peritoneal Dialysis.
  • 'Maharaja of Travancore' Prize for proficiency in Gen.Medicine in Undergraduate
  • "Best Doctor Award" from TN Govt-2013
  • "Star of KG Hospital" - awarded by Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, President of India 2003
  • Vocational Excellence award-Rotary club of Coimbatore North-2013
Languages Known: Tamil and English


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