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Dr. Ramprasad Ramalingam
Dr. Ramprasad Ramalingam MBBS, MD (Gen-Medicine), DNB (Nephrology)
Consultant Nephrologist & Transplant Physician
Dept of Nephrology, NU Hospitals

He completed his undergraduate studies at ‘The Tamilnadu Dr.M.G.R. Medical university from Government Stanley Medical College, Chennai and postgraduation degree from Government Stanley Medical College, Chennai. He completed national board training (DNB) in Nephrology from Meenakshi Mission Hospital and Research Center ,Madurai. He is a nephrologist with a clinical focus on Acute kidney injury, fluid and electrolyte disorder and kidney transplantation. He has clinical experience in Nephrology since 11 years; teaching experience since 5 years. He is skilled in nephrological interventions namely renal biopsy, central vein catheter insertion and acute peritoneal catheter insertion. He is passionate towards his profession and compassionate with his patients.

Professional Qualifications

  • DNB (Nephrology): Meenakshi Mission Hospital, Madurai
  • MD (General Medicine): Govt Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai
  • MBBS: Govt. Stanley Medical College, Chennai

Skills and Interests

  • Central vein catheterisation tunnelled catheter insertion,
  • Acute peritoneal catheter insertion, renal biopsy.
  • Reading Tennis.

Awards/ Achievements

  • Dissertation (M.D): “Study on prevalence and risk factors of Diabetic
  • Nephropathy in newly detected type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
  • Paper presentation: Indian Society of Transplantation conference 2007

Paper Publications

  • Acute interstitial nephritis due to proton pump inhibitors Indian Journal of Nephrology 23 (4), 304 –
  • Comparison study of quality of life in CAPD Vs Hemodialysis Indian Journal of Peritoneal
    dialysis.vol.21; Aug 2011.
  • Comparative Study on Malnutrition In CAPD Vs Hemodialysis Patients From a Single Center

Initiated Dialysis Unit and established Nephrology Department in ACS Medical College and Hospital, Chennai.

  • Dr.k.Sampathkumar M.D., D.M., FISN, FRCP,
  • Senior Consultant Nephrologist, Meenakshi Mission Hospital, and Research Center, Madurai.Phone:9994872250.

Prof. N.Raghu .M.D.

  • HOD, Professor of Medicine, ACS Medical College & Hospital, Chennai.
  • Phone:9789322465

Work Experience

July 2015-present

  • Consultant Nephrologist and Assistant Professor in General Medicine
  • ACS Medical College and Hospital, Chennai-77.

August 2014-march 2015

  • Senior Registrar, nephrology department
  • Apollo Specialty Hospital, Ayanambakkam, Chennai

June 2013-February 2014

  • Senior Registrar, nephrology department NU hospitals, Bangalore.

Dec 2009-April 2013

  • Registrar, nephrology department
  • Meenakshi Mission Hospital and Research centre,
  • Madurai (April 2010-April 2013 DNB trainee).

April 06 to sep 09

  • Senior Resident in General
  • Medicine (post-graduation)
  • Govt, Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai


  • General Practitioner

03 Sep TO JUNE 04

  • Casualty Medical Officer
  • St. Isabel Hospital, Chennai

Feb 01 to Aug 03

  • Medical Officer
  • BRS Hospital, Chennai.

Poster presentation

  • Indian society of nephrology conference 2007
  • Indian society of nephrology southern chapter 2011
  • Indian society of nephrology southern chapter 2014

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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