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Consultant Nephrologist
Dr.K.Yuvaraja

MBBS, MD(General Medicine), DM(Nephrology)

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  • Male
  • Tamil, English
Doctor Schedule
Wed & Sat8am - 4pm
Mon, Tue, Thu & Fri11am - 4pm
Awards & Achievements
National Healthcare Excellence Award - “Best Emerging Nephrology Consultant in Tamil Nadu”- April 2021
Professional membership
  • Indian Society of Nephrology
  • Indian Society of Nephrology- Southern Chapter
  • Peritoneal Dialysis Society of India
  • Nephrology Association of Tamil Nadu And Puducherry
  • Association Of Vascular Access and Interventional Renal Physicians
  • Indian Medical Association

Work Experience

  • 2014-2015 – Registrar In Critical Care – Fortis Malar,Chennai
  • 2015-2018 – Post Graduate Resident – Srm Medical College – Chennai
  • December 2018-December 2020 – Consultant Nephrologist – Dr Rela Insititute And Medical Centre , Chennai
  • From January 2021 – Gknm

Clinical Expertise

  • Had good experience in Renal transplants, Combined liver kidney transplants, Transplants in highly sensitised patients after desensitisation, Post-transplant Mineral bone disease and in Haemodialysis
  • Well Trained in Temporary haemodialysis catheters, Renal biopsy, Lumbar puncture, central and arterial lines
  • Well acquainted with Percutaneous placement of Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis catheters (CAPD)
  • Well acquainted with Placement of Permanent Haemodialysis tunnelled catheters for patients of Chronic Kidney Disease (PERMCATHS)

Special interests:

  • Clinical nephrology, Glomerulonephritis, Extracorporeal treatments, Carcinoma in CKD

Research

  • Primary investigator – Prevalence and Risk factors of Obstructive Sleep Apnoea in Chronic Kidney Disease Patients.
  • Investigator – Psychiatric morbidity of haemodialysis patients a tertiary care centre.
  • Investigator – Causes of pyelonephritis in a tertiary care centre.
  • Investigator – Acute on chronic kidney disease in a tertiary care centre.

Publications

  • A Study on clinical features , complication and management of scorpion sting envenomation at a tertiary care hospital in rural sounth india. Volume 8, issue 3, july- september 2019
  • GITELMAN SYNDROME AND PREGNANCY- A RARE CASE REPORT, Venkatachalam Sibiya1 ; Ravi Kumar Barua 2;  Karuppanan Yuvaraj a3 Journal of Evidence Based Medicine and Healthcare , Volume 4, Number 76, 2017, pp. 4501-4502(2) https://doi.org/10.18410/jebmh/2017/897
  • Prevalence and Risk factors of Obstructive Sleep Apnoea in Chronic Kidney Disease Patients – Submitted for peer review

Presentations

  • A Cross sectional study of psychiatric morbidities in haemodialysis patients in a tertiary care centre – ISHDCON 2017, Hyderabad
  • Clinical spectrum of acute pyelonephritis in a tertiary care centre, ISNSCCON 2017, Pondicherry
  • An Analysis of acute on chronic kidney disease in a tertiary care centre – ISNCON 2017, New Delhi
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