Dr. Vinod Kumar K
Dr. Vinod Kumar K is a Consultant with a vast experience in the field of Nephrology. He specializes in General Nephrology and his areas of special interest are critical care nephrology, Pediatric nephrology and renal transplantation. He is well trained in Peritoneal dialysis and also has enormous experience in managing hemodialysis patients. He is involved in more than 400 kidney transplants, which include robotic transplants, pediatric transplants, ABO incompatible transplants and other high risk transplants (both live and deceased). He is also involved in complex multi-organ transplant surgeries. He is skilled in interventional nephrology and has a vast experience in performing kidney biopsies, hemodialysis catheter insertion both tunnelled and non-tunnelled and performing nephrology related endovascular procedures. He has rich academic experience, being a former Assistant Professor of General Medicine at Kannur Medical College, now a teacher and guide for DNB residents in Nephrology and educational supervisor for ‘Internal medical trainees’ affiliated to Royal college of Physicians (UK).
Fellow of American Society of Nephrology (FASN, American Board), Speciality Certificate in Nephrology (UK), DNB in Nephrology (St. John’s Medical College, Bangalore)| Member of Royal college of Physicians (MRCP, UK), MD in general medicine (KIMS , Hubli) | MBBS (JSS Medical College, Mysore)
Expertise & Experience
Assistant professor, General Medicine, Kannur medical College.
Senior Resident, Department of Nephrology, St. John’s Medical College, Bangalore.
Consultant, BMH Care Hospital.
Member of many national and international professional bodies in Nephrology.
Presented scientific papers in various national and international conferences.
Has won best paper award in the national conferences on two occasions.
Published multiple articles in national and international journals.
Co-authored two chapters in text book of medicine and Nephrology.
Principal investigator in one national and one international trials.
Fellow of American Society of Nephrology.
Member of Royal college of Physicians (UK).
Has a speciality certificate in Nephrology affiliated to Royal college of Physicians (UK).
Teacher and guide for DNB residents in Nephrology.
Educational supervisor for ‘Internal medical trainees’ affiliated to Royal college of Physicians.
Proficient in English, Malayalam, Hindi & Kannada