Nephrology

Nephrology is a specialty of medicine and pediatrics that concerns itself with the study of normal kidney function, kidney problems, the treatment of kidney problems and renal replacement therapy (dialysis and kidney transplantation). The Aster Hospital Mankhool Nephrology Department is dedicated to providing thorough medical care to those patients diagnosed with acute and chronic kidney failure. Our highly experienced team of doctors specialize in the diagnosis, treatment and care of the following kidney disorders including electrolyte disturbances; hypertension; acute kidney failure; chronic kidney disease; hematuria; proteinuria; and kidney stones, care following kidney transplant, urinary tract infections and patients on dialysis 

Furthermore the departmental infrastructure has the capacity to handle the care of those patients requiring renal replacement therapy; including dialysis and renal transplant patients. At Aster Hospital Mankhool we believe that patients and families should have access to high quality healthcare at a center that they trust.

The Nephrology department provides treatments and services:

Outpatient Department

  • Nephrotic syndrome (adult and pediatric)
  • General Nephrology
  • Calculus (stone) kidney disease
  • Urinary tract infection (UTI)
  • Hypertensive kidney disease
  • Polycystic kidney disease
  • Diabetes nephropathy (kidney complications due to diabetes)
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
  • Renal tubular acidosis
  • Acute kidney injury/disease
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Screening for early for high – risk individuals (unexplained edema, young hypertensives, proteinuria, family history of kidney disorders, long duration diabetes)

Inpatient Department

  • Critical care Nephrology- ICU dialysis
  • Treatment of kidney ailments that require monitoring and frequent assessment
  • Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring
  • Supportive services including – Radiology (MRI, CT scan, Kidney Doppler, USG, MCU), dietary services and counseling.

Procedures Conducted:

  • Hemodialysis – Outpatient and Inpatient
  • Automated kidney biopsy – USG guided
  • Peritoneal catheter insertion
  • Insertion of temporary and tunneled catheter vascular access for hemodialysis
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Dr. John Cherian Varghese

  • Nephrology
Dr John Cherian Varghese is working as a Specialist Nephrologist at Aster Hospital, Mankhool He... View more