Dr. Abhijit Tarafdar Nephrologist in Kolkata

Dr. Abhijit Tarafdar

Nephrologist, Kolkata

MBBS, MD (Med), DM (Nephro)

  • 1 Hospital
  • 34 Years Experience


Dr Abhijit Taraphder MD (Med), DM (Nephro) is one of the leading nephrologists in Kolkata practising since 1987. He is a Senior Consultant, Chief of Academics and Research, Department of Nephrology, at Apollo Gleneagles Hospital in Kolkata.

He received his medical degree from Calcutta Medical College (1982) and completed his MD in General Medicine from Calcutta University (1986). He received his DM in Nephrology from PGIMER Chandigarh (1991). He is excellent in academics and won several medals during his medical degree. He either topped or a rank holder in the entrance and final examinations.

Dr. Taraphder's academic interest is reflected in his many years of teaching experience at IPGME&R in Kolkata. He was also an Examiner, Paper-Setter and Thesis Adjudicator at several institutions in the country. He is an active member of the Indian Society of Nephrology, and has given lectures and presented papers at ISN events and other national and international conferences. Dr. Taraphder has also made several research publications in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Languages : English


  • Nephrology



MBBS, 1982, Calcutta Medical College, Kolkata, India

MD (General Medicine), 1986, Calcutta University, India

DM (Nephrology), 1991, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India

Practice Information

Apollo Gleneagles Hospital, Kolkata

Apollo Gleneagles Hospital, Kolkata

Near Saltlake Stadium, No. 58, Canal Circular Road, Kolkata, West Bengal - 700054


10:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Achievements & Contributions

  • Nephrogenic fibrosing dermopathy: A series in a non-Western population” J Am Acad Dermatol. 2006; 54: 155-9. 
  • Pregnancy related acute renal failure in eastern India. International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics (2010). Doi: 10.1016/j. ijgo. 2010.06.026. 
  • Ten year follow-up of children after acute renal failure from a developing country. Nephrol Dial Transplant. (2009) 24: 829-833.
  • Fungal Infection in Renal Allograft Recipients. Transplantation Proceedings. Vol 24, No. 5 (October), 1992: pp 1940-1942.
  • Renal Amyloidosis Complicating Takayasu's arteritis – A rare association. Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation. 1992.
  • Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis a brief review. Indian Journal of Dermatology. 2011: 56(1); pp 54-58. 
  • Delivered lecture at the ISN Symposium on "HIV & Kidney disease". Kochi, 2005.
  • Convener as well as speaker in the symposium on Diabetic Nephropathy at ISNCON, 2009, Guwahati.
  • Quiz Master for Post-Doctoral students at ISN 2006 (Bhubaneswar) and 2010 (Trivandrum). 
  • Member: Scientific Committee, Indian Society of Nephrology during the period 2008-2010 (both years inclusive)
  • Member: Core Group to finalise dialysis quality in India

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