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Dr. Nitin Nayak M MBBS, DCH, DNB (Pediatrics), Fellowship in Pediatric Nephrology Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist
Dept of Nephrology, NU Hospitals

Vision:

There is a large unmet need in pediatric nephrology in India. Very few children with renal problems actually consult a pediatric nephrologist. There is a lack of knowledge among the public & doctors about pediatric kidney ailments. As a pediatric nephrologist, Dr. Nitin aims to create awareness among the general public, pediatricians & also other doctors who regularly manage children regarding the renal problems that afflict children, the various presentations of the same, tools for early identification, and the various treatment options available. He intends to develop pediatric nephrology as a specialty at NU hospital so that in conjunction with the pediatric-urology team, the vast unmet need in these fields can be addressed.

Dr. Nitin is a life member of the Indian Academy of Pediatrics & Indian Society of Pediatric Nephrology & a member of the International Pediatric Nephrology Association.

Interests:

Dr. Nitin has developed a special interest in tubular disorders. His other fields of interest are chronic kidney disease & pediatric hypertension. Nutrition and Immunization in children with renal disease is another area of interest. He firmly believes that a firm basis in general pediatrics is essential for the practice of pediatric nephrology.

Expertise:

Dr. Nitin has done his Diploma in Child Health & DNB in Pediatrics. He has obtained a Fellowship in Pediatric Nephrology (RGUHS)from St. John’s Medical College Bangalore, which is among the very few centers offering such training in India. He has independently managed children with the difficult nephrotic syndrome, acute nephritis, renal vasculitis, acute kidney injury & chronic kidney disease. He has monitored children on both hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis. He is competent in procedures such as renal biopsies, acute peritoneal dialysis & hemodialysis catheter insertions. He has worked up patients for renal transplant and followed them up after the transplant.

Dr. Nitin is conversant in 5 Indian languages and believes that communicating with patients in their mother-tongue helps in building a good rapport with them. A cheerful countenance, diligence, compassion and clear communication are his strengths.

Papers Presented:

1.Podium presentation on “Effect of ATT on endometrial function in women with genital tuberculosis” at AICOG 2015 in Chennai, India.

2. A poster on “Estrogen-oocyte ratio and its effect on pregnancy rate in women undergoing IVF-ET antagonist cycles” at LIFE 2015 in Bangalore, India.

3. Coordinated IUI training program at Milann.

4. She received the Robotic Surgeon Council scholarship award in April 2017.

5.Career Goal: To set up state-of-the-art, world-class technology in infertility treatment. .

NU Hospitals has been pioneering in Nephrology, Urology and Fertility (IVF) treatment over the last 20 years. Our highly specialised experts are richly experienced in treating rare and complex conditions. It was one of the first in Karnataka to conduct a successful kidney transplantation surgery and also the first to equip Urology department with the most advanced flexible endoscopes. Having a robust team of subspecialty specific urology team at NU has significantly improved the overall success rates. Men’s Health Clinic is one of its kind in South-India dealing with Men’s Sexual and Reproductive Health. Our Male and Female Fertility (IVF) specialists comprehensively support the couples with the latest treatment and heartfelt compassion every step along the path to parenthood. At NU, every aspect of healthcare is coordinated and the entire team works together to provide exactly the care one needs. We are constantly updating the policies and collaborations to ensure that people in need are getting access to the most cutting-edge care and treatment.


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