Dr. Amit Sharma

Dr. Amit Sharma
Nephrologist, Chandigarh

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

  • Dr. Amit Sharma is Consultant Nephrologist and Kidney Transplant Physician at Fortis Hospital, Sector 62, Phase VIII, Mohali
  • Languages :Punjabi, Hindi, english

Experience

REGISTRAR, NEPHROLOGY, INDIRA GANDHI MEDICAL COLLEGE, SHIMLA JULY, 2008 -  JUNE, 2009

SENIOR RESIDENT INTERNAL MEDICINE, PGIMER, CHANDIGARH JULY, 2009 -  MARCH, 2010

SENIOR RESIDENT NEPHROLOGY, SIR GANGA RAM HOSPITAL, NEW DELHI MARCH, 2010 -  MARCH, 2013

ASSOCIATE CONSULTANT NEPHROLOGIST, SIR GANGA RAM HOSPITAL, NEW DELHI APRIL, 2013 -  JUNE, 2013

CONSULTANT NEPHROLOGIST AND KIDNEY TRANSPLANT PHYSICIAN, FORTIS HOSPITAL, MOHALI JULY, 2013 -  Present

Specialities

  • Nephrology

  • Kidney Transplantation

Expertise

1.    Clinical Nephrology: Experience in managing a diverse spectrum of clinical nephrology patients.

2.    Dialysis: Experience of working in one of the largest centers in the country providing maintenance hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis support in addition to dialysis support in critically-ill patients.

3.    Renal transplantation: Received hands-on training ranging from pre-transplant evaluation to post-transplant follow-up of renal transplant patients at a center performing approximately 250 renal transplants annually. Performing high risk kidney transplant including ABO incompatible kidney transplant.

4.    Vascular access (Arteriovenous fistula and arteriovenous shunt) creation: Expertise in creating vascular access with creation of more than 300 arteriovenous fistulae and shunts independently.

5.    Acute peritoneal dialysis catheter insertion.

Education

MBBS, 2003, TRIVANDRUM MEDICAL COLLEGE, TRIVANDRUM, INDIA

MD (INTERNAL MEDICINE), 2008, INDIRA GANDHI MEDICAL COLLEGE, SHIMLA, INDIA

DNB (NEPHROLOGY), 2013, SIR GANGA RAM HOSPITAL (GRIPMER), NEW DELHI, INDIA

Practice Information

Fortis Hospital, Mohali

Fortis Hospital, Mohali

Sector 62, Phase - VIII, Mohali, Mohali, Chandigarh - 160062

MON & FRI - SAT

12:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Patient Experience

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Achievements & Contributions

  • Effects Of Ketoanalogs And A Protein-Restricted Diet On Retarding The Renal Function Decline In Chronic Kidney Disease Stage 4 And 5 Patients.
  • Subcutaneous emphysema secondary to pulmonary cavity in absence of pneumothorax or pneumomediastinum. Respiratory Medicine (2007).
  • Binswanger’s disease. Journal of Association of Physicians of India (2007).
  • Enalaprilat induced acute parotitis. Journal of Association of Physicians of India (2008).
  • White Cerebellum sign: Red flag in the emergency department. Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine (2013).
  • Arteriovenous Fistula (AVF) monitoring and surveillance. Clinical Queries: Nephrology 2014.
  • First Prize in Nephrology Quiz at APEX Annual Board Review Course, Mumbai in April 2011
  • Second Prize in Nephrology Quiz at Annual conference of Delhi Nephrology Society, Delhi in April 2011.
  • Awarded grant by Young Nephrologist Platform, European Renal Association- European Dialysis and Transplant Association (ERA-EDTA) in 2014
  • Delivered talk on “Journey through nephrons and journey of nephrons” in Post-Graduate Nephrology course, 2010, Delhi (Organized by Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in collaboration with Harvard Medical School and Mayo Clinic, USA).
  • Paper presentation on “Low Prevalence of Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C Viral Infections in a Large Dialysis Centre: Outcome of Strict Enforcement of Universal Infection Control Practices at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi” in International Society for Hemodialysis Conference, March 2011, Delhi.
  • Delivered talk on “Parvovirus B-19 causing Anemia Post-Renal Transplant” in Delhi Nephrology Society meet in September 2010.
  • Delivered talk on “Malignancy in renal transplant recipients” in Delhi Nephrology Society meet in August 2011.
  • Delivered talk on “Early BK virus with CMV co-infection in Renal Transplant Recipient” in Delhi Nephrology Society meet in October 2011.
  • Poster presentation on “Evaluation of Calcium, Phosphorus & Parathyroid Hormone level in Pre and  Early Post  Renal Transplant period” at North Zone Indian Society of Nephrology conference, Chandigarh in February 2012.
  • Delivered talk on “Transport Mechanisms in Dialysis: Diffusion, Convection, Osmosis” in Annual course for Dialysis nurses, organized by Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in March 2012.
  • Indian Society of Nephrology
  • Peritoneal Dialysis Society of India
  • American Society of Nephrology
  • International Society of Nephrology
  • European Renal Association - European Dialysis and Transplant Association (ERA-EDTA)
  • Young Nephrologists\' Platform (YNP)