Dr.A. Chandra Shekar

Dr.A. Chandra Shekar
Nephrologist, Bangalore

MBBS, MD (Internal Medicine), National Board (DNB) Nephrology

Dr.Chandrashekar graduated from Bangalore Medical College and obtained his Masters in Internal
Medicine from M.S. Ramaiah Medical College. He worked in Critical Care Division
for 2 years and served as a lecturer and Assistant Professor of Medicine in the
same medical college. After getting the National Board degree in Nephrology, he
worked alongside several eminent nephrologists in NU Hospitals and Manipal
Hospital in Bangalore and then went on to head the Department of Nephrology at
Sri Narayani Hospital and Research Centre, Vellore.  Subsequently he became one of the core
members of the transplant team at Apollo Hospitals, Bangalore and was engaged
in several living and deceased donor renal transplantations.

 

He has three years of postgraduate Medical teaching experience
and several years of Clinical Nephrology and Renal transplantation experience.
He is adept in managing a gamut of kidney diseases including acute
kidney injury, chronic kidney disease, diabetes, hypertension, urinary tract
infection, stones, electrolytes and acid-base disorders, hereditary and
pregnancy-related kidney diseases. He is committed to make dialysis and
transplantation services affordable to every needy patient and is focusing on
ways to overcome preventable kidney diseases at a community level.

 

Chandrashekar has
published articles in indexed journals and is currently a Journal Reviewer for
a popular medical journal called 'Hemodialysis International.' He has won an
award for best paper in the original article category at a national conference
held in Kochi.  Recognizing his outstanding
service in the field of Nephrology, he has been conferred 'Prathibha Puraskar'
award by an NGO on the eve of Doctor's Day, 2016 in New Delhi. He also was
felicitated with Abdul Kalam Memorial Award (Vaidya Ratna Award) by Mr.
Rosaiah, the former Governor of Tamil Nadu and Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh
at a ceremony in Hyderabad.


Experience

Consultant Nephrologist and Transplant Physician, People Tree Hospitals, Bangalore 4a4, 2015 -  Present

Nephrologist and Transplant Physician, Apollo Hospitals, Bangalore July, 2012 -  March, 2015

Consultant Nephrologist, Sri Narayani Hospital, Vellore January, 2011 -  June, 2012

Sr Registrar Nephrology, Manipal Hospital, Bangalore April, 2010 -  May, 2011

Resident Nephrology, N. U. Hospitals, Bangalore July, 2006 -  June, 2009

Assistant Professor Medicine, M.S. Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore June, 2010 -  December, 2010

Lecturer Medicine, M.S. Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore July, 2005 -  June, 2006

Sr Registrar ICU, M. S. Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore June, 2004 -  June, 2005

Sr Registrar Cardiology, M. S. Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore January, 2004 -  March, 2004

Senior Consultant Nephrologist, KIMS Superspeciality Hospital, Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh January, 2016 -  Present

Specialities

  • Nephrology

  • Renal Transplant

  • General Medicine

  • Critical Care

Procedures

  • Central Line Insertion

  • Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy

  • Dialysis

  • Dialysis Access Procedures

  • Dialysis Catheter Placement

Conditions

  • Acute Renal Failure

  • Chronic Kidney Diseases

  • Diabetic Kidney Disease

  • Diabetic Nephropathy

  • Disorder of Kidney

Expertise

  • Kidney failure
  • Kidney stones
  • Hypertension
  • Diabetes-related kidney diseases
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Hereditary and cystic kidney diseases
  • Fluid, electrolytes and acid-base disorders
  • Dialysis
  • Renal transplantation
  • Plasma exchange

Education

MBBS, 2000, Bangalore Medical College, Bangalore, India

MD (Internal Medicine), 2003, M.S. Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore, India

National Board (DNB) Nephrology, 2010, N.U. Trust, Bangalore, Bangalore, India

Postgraduate Certification in Transplantation Science, 2016, Postgraduate School of Medicine, University of Liverpool, UK, Liverpool, UK

Practice Information

Private Practice Information

Speciality Clinic

Speciality Clinic

No. 349, 2nd Cross, 1st Block, R.T. Nagar, Bangalore, Karnataka - 560032

  • (+91) 9886540011

Patient Experience

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Achievements & Contributions

  • Ph D Research Scholar at Renal Research Laboratory, Centre for Biomedical Research, School of Biosciences and Technology, VIT Univeristy, Vellore, India
  • Third prize for Original Study - 2015  Indian Society of Renal and Transplantation Pathology and International CME in Renal Pathology
  • Prathiba Puraskar 2016, on the eve of Doctor's Day, 2016 in New Delhi, India
  • Abdul Kalam Memorial Award (Vaidya Ratna Award) presented by Mr. Rosaiah, former Governor of Tamil Nadu and Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, in Hyderabad, 2016. 
  • A Chandrashekar, S Ramakrishnan, D Rangarajan.  Survival analysis of patients on maintenance hemodialysis. Indian Journal of  Nephrology. July 2014;Vol 4:206-213.
  • Badrinathan Sridharan, Chandrashekar Annamalai, Shivendra Pratap Singh, Rajesh Nachiappa Ganesh, Pragasam Visvanathan. Role of iron and renal transferrin expression on contrast induced acute kidney injury. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2015;30 (suppl 3):135-136. 
  • Chandrashekar A, Ramakrishnan S, Dilip R. "Survival analysis of elderly patients on maintenance hemodialysis.” The Indian Society of Nephrology, Southern Chapter, 2008, Mysore, India.
  • Chandrashekar A, Ramakrishnan S, Dilip R. "New-onset diabetes mellitus after renal transplantation – center experience.” The Indian Society of Organ Transplantation Conference, October 2008, Ludhiana, Punjab, India.
  • Chandrashekar A, Ramakrishanan S, Dilip R. "CMV infection and renal transplantation – experience at N.U. hospital.” The Indian Society of Organ Transplantation Conference, October 2008, Ludhiana, Punjab, India.
  • Chandrashekar A, Ramakrishnan S, Dilip R. "Fungal infection and renal transplantation – center experience.” The Indian Society of Organ Transplantation Conference, October 2008, Ludhiana, Punjab, India.
  • Chandrashekar A, Badrninathan S, Shivendra PS, Rajesh NG, Umesh L, Pragasam V. "Effects of Iohexol in Experimental Wistar Rats.” ISNCON 2014, Kolkata, India. 
  • Chandrashekar A, Badrinathan S, Ashish R, Rajesh NG, Pragasam V. "Renal Hemosiderosis in Contrast-induced Acute Kidney Injury.” ISRTPCON 2015, Cochin, India.
  • Nephrology Association of Karnataka
  • Indian Society of Nephrology
  • International Society of Nephrology