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Dr. Padmanabhan S MBBS, DNB (Gen-Medicine), DM (Nephrology) Sr. Consultant Nephrologist & Transplant Physician
Dept of Nephrology, NU Hospitals

Career Highlights:

  • Organizing Secretary, 7th Annual Congress of Indian Academy of Nephrology, Held in April 2012, Bangalore.
  • ISPD fellow Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada under Dr.D.G.Oreopoulos, October and November 2003.
  • Program Director for PG Diploma in Dialysis Technology, Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences, Tirupati, India.(February 2002).
  • Organizing Secretary XXII Annual Conference of Southern Chapter of Indian Society of Nephrology, Tirupati, India. (February 2002)
  • Started CAPD program in Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences, Tirupati, India. (January 2001)
  • Started Maintenance hemodialysis Program in Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences, Tirupati, India. (July 2000)

Dissertations

  • A study of clinical profile and the role of thymectomy in Myasthenia Gravis
  • A study of types and prevalence of comorbidity complicating patients with chronic renal failure in Northern India.

Professional Membership:

  • Life Member – Association of Physicians of India
  • Life Member – Indian Society of Nephrology
  • Life Member – Southern Chapter of Indian Society of Nephrology
  • Life Member – Indian Society of Hemodialysis
  • Life Member – Indian Society of Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Life Member – Nephrology Association of Karnataka
  • Life Member – Nephrology Association of Tamilnadu and Puducherry (NATPU)
  • Member – International Society of Nephrology
  • Member – The Transplantation Society
  • Member – American Society of Nephrology
  • Member – European Renal Association – European Dialysis and Transplant Association
  • Instructor for ACLS – American Heart Association

Areas Of Special Interest:

  • Critical Care Nephrology
  • Preventive Nephrology
  • Hemodialysis
  • Transplantation Nephrology

Publications:

Chapter in Books

  • Tiwari SC, PADMANABHAN S: Chronic Renal Failure: In Geriatric Care in India. Edited by Dr. O.P. Sharma pp. 328-338.

Review Articles

PADMANABHAN S, Tiwari SC. Continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT). Journal International Medical Sciences Academy. Vol. 15 No.3, July – September 2002, pp. 137-141.

  • Tiwari SC, PADMANABHAN S: Management of patients with chronic renal disease. Journal of Internal Medicine of India. Vol. 2 No. 2, April-June 1999, pp. 149-154.

Original Articles

  • SUBRAMANIAN P, Chinthalapalli H, Krishnan M, Tarlo SM, Lobbadez T, Pineda ME, Oreopoulos DG: Pregnancy and Sarcoidosis: An insight into the Pathogenesis of hypercalciuria. CHEST 2004; September 126(3) 995-8.
  • Venkata RK, Kumar S, Krishna RP, Kumar SB, PADMANABHAN S, Kumar S: Tuberculosis in Chronic Kidney Disease. Clin Nephrol. 2007 April; 67(4):217-20.
  • Avinash B, Kalyan N, Lakshmi AY, Padmanabhan S, Siva Kumar V: Acute renal failure in acute pancreatitis – the role of pancreatic computed tomography severity index (CTSI). Indian Journal of Nephrology; Jan – March 2005: Vol 15, No. 1.
  • Sunder S, Taskapan H, Jojoa J, Krishnan M, Khandelwal M, Izatt S, Chu M, Subramanian P, Chintalapalli H, Lobbadez T, Jassal V, Bargman JM, Oreopoulos DG: Chronic peritoneal dialysis in the tenth decade of life. Int. Urol Nephrol 2004; 36(4) 605-9.
  • Bhowmik D, Modi G, Ray D, PADMANABHAN S, Gupta S, Agarwal SK, Tiwari SC, Dash SC: Total dose iron-dextran infusion in anaemic haemodialysis patients. Indian Journal of Nephrology, Vol. 9, No.2, April-June, 1999, pp.46-48.
  • Sivasankar B, Raju KR, Anand V, Malu S, PADMANABHAN S, Tiwari SC, Nibriti Das and Srivastava LM: Levels of plasma soluble complement receptor – 1 (SCR 1) in Normal Indian adult population. Indian Journal of Clinical Biochemistry 1999; 14 (2): 237-240.

Case Reports

  • Sunil Kumar K, Lakshmi AY, Padmanabhan S, Vengamma B, Siva Kumar V: Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis in nephrotic syndrome. Indian Journal of Nephrology; July – September 2005: Vol 15, No. 3.
  • Sunil Kumar K, Ramakrishna C, Padmanabhan S, and Siva Kumar V: Hyperkalemic quadriparesis in a patient of ESRD. Indian Journal of Nephrology; July – September 2005: Vol 15, No. 3.
  • Siva Kumar V, Lakshmi AY and Padmanabhan S: Pancreatic cysts in adult polycystic kidney disease. Indian Journal of Nephrology; January – March 2004: Vol 14, No. 1.
  • Lakshmi AY, Abirami K, Padmanabhan S, Sivakumar V: Prostatic cysts in adult polycystic kidney disease. Indian Journal of Nephrology; January – March 2004: Vol 14, No. 1.
  • Hithaishi C, PADMANABHAN S, Siddartha Kumar B, Siva Kumar V, Ectopic Thoracic Kidney. Indian Journal of Nephrology. 13 No.2, April – June 2003, pp. 114-115.
  • Hithaishi C, Gogoi R, PADMANABHAN S, Siddartha Kumar B, Lakshmi AY, Venkataramanappa M, Sivakumar V. Subphrenic abscess in a patient with nephrotic syndrome. Indian Journal of Nephrology; 2003 13:36-37.
  • Bhowmik D, PADMANABHAN S, Dinda A, Modi G, Gupta S, Agarwal SK, Tiwari SC, Dash SC: Hepatitis C Virus-related cryoglobulinemic glomerulonephritis. Journal of Associations of Physicians of India. Feb 2002. 50:275-277.
  • Modi GK, Bhowmik D. PADMANABHAN S, Gupta S, Agarwal SK, Tiwari SC, Dash S: Lymph leakage following subclavian vein catheterisation. Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation. Vol. 14 No.2, Feb 1999, 447-448.

Letters to the editor

  • Padmanabhan S, Lakshmi AY, Siva Kumar V: Membranous Nephropathy and distal RTA with medullary nephrocalcinosis. Indian Journal of Nephrology; January – March 2005: Vol 15, No. 1.
  • Abirami K, Padmanabhan S, Siva Kumar V, Das GC: Amlodipine induced gingival hyperplasia. Indian Journal of Nephrology. 14 No.2, April – June 2004.
  • Hithaishi C, Lobbadez T,Padmanabhan S, Pineda ME, Oreopoulos DG: No beneficial effects of icodextrin on blood glucose control. Perit Dial Int. March – April 2004, 24(2) 199-200.
  • PADMANABHAN S, Rajasekhar D, Siva Kumar V. Cardiac and renal toxicity to a herbal concoction. Indian Journal of Nephrology. Vol.13 No.3, July – September 2003, pp. 114-115.

Advanced Training in Nephrology:

  • ISPD Fellow, Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (October & November 2003)
  • Senior Resident, Department of Nephrology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India (July 1997 to June 2000)
  • Senior Resident, Department of Nephrology, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, India (January 1997 to June 1997)

Training in Internal Medicine

  • Registrar in Internal Medicine, Sundaram Medical Foundation, Chennai, India (June 1995 to March 1996)
  • Senior House Officer, Southern Railway Headquarters Hospital, Perambur, Chennai, India (September 1991 to December 1994)

Papers Presented:

  • Deceased donor renal transplantation with standard and extended criteria donors – A single-centre experience – Anil Kumar BT, Manjunath S, Narendra S, Javali D and Padmanabhan S – Presented at the Annual Conference of the Indian Society for Organ Transplantation held in Bhubaneswar, October 2013. (Awarded Best Paper Prize)
  • Gabapentin for intractable hiccups in a patient on continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis patient (CAPD) – Padmanabhan S, Anil Kumar BT, Manjunath S – Presented at the Annual Conference of Peritoneal Dialysis Society of India October 2013 in Cochin.
  • Icodextrin induced symptomatic hyponatremia in a Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis (CAPD) patient – A case report – Padmanabhan S, Anil Kumar BT, Manjunath S – Presented at the Annual Conference of Peritoneal Dialysis Society of India October 2013 in Cochin. (Awarded Best paper prize)
  • Successful use of Intra Catheter Streptokinase in the Treatment of Recurrent/ Resistant Peritonitis in Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis (CAPD) Patients – Padmanabhan S, Anil Kumar BT, Manjunath S – Presented in the Annual Conference of Peritoneal Dialysis Society of India October 2013 in Cochin.
  • Reversible Renal Dysfunction in Hypothyroidism – Padmanabhan S, Anil Kumar BT, Manjunath S, Satish Babu KN –Presented in World Congress of Nephrology May 2013 in Hong Kong.
  • Reversible Renal Dysfunction in Hypothyroidism – Padmanabhan S, Anil Kumar BT, Manjunath S, Satish Babu KN – Presented at the Annual Conference of Southern Chapter of Indian Society of Nephrology to be held in Vijayawada on February 2013 – (Awarded Best Paper Prize)
  • ‘The PIT-VIPER Connection’ – Padmanabhan S, Anil Kumar BT, Madhu Muddaiah, Satish Babu –American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists Annual conference in Philadelphia in May 2012.
  • ‘The Acid Clue’ – Padmanabhan S, Suryanarayan Sharma, Madhusudhan BK
    APICON January 2012 held at Calcutta. – Received The Best Paper Award.
  • Liver abscess and Acute Renal Failure – an unusual association. Padmanabhan S, Abirami K, Siva Kumar V, Das GC. The annual conference of the Indian Society of Nephrology held at Visakhapatnam, December 2003.
  • Tuberculosis in chronic renal failure patients – SVIMS experience. Padmanabhan S, Abirami K, Siva Kumar V. Annual conference of the Indian Society of Nephrology held at Visakhapatnam, December 2003.
  • Prevalence of Depression in Maintenance Dialysis Patients. Siva Kumar V, Abirami K, Padmanabhan S, Das GC. The annual conference of the Indian Society of Nephrology held at Visakhapatnam, December 2003.
  • Lupus Nephritis: SVIMS Experience. Padmanabhan S, Hithaishi C, Siddhartha Kumar B, Phaneendra, Sivakumar V, Kumaraswamy Reddy M. API AP Chapter Annual Conference, Kurnool, September 2002.
  • Liver Abscess and Acute Renal Failure – Cause or co-incidence at XXIII Annual Conference of Southern Chapter of Indian Society of Nephrology held at Coimbatore, February 2002
  • CAPD – Our Initial Experience at VI Annual conference of the Peritoneal Dialysis Society of India held at Mahabalipuram, Chennai, India, September 2002.
  • Acute Renal Failure – SVIMS Experience at XXII Annual Conference of Southern Chapter of Indian Society of Nephrology held at Tirupati, February 2002
  • Morbidity and Mortality on MHD at XXII Annual Conference of Southern Chapter of Indian Society of Nephrology held at Tirupati, February 2002
  • The spectrum of Renal Histo-Pathology from 448 Renal Biopsies-Retrospective Study at XXII Annual Conference of Southern Chapter of Indian Society of Nephrology held at Tirupati, February 2002
  • Comorbid conditions complicating patients with CRF in Northern India at 30th ISN Annual Conference held at Patna, India, 1999.
  • Late Diagnosis of Chronic Renal Failure and poor outcome at 30th ISN Annual Conference held at Patna, India, 1999.
  • Clinical Experience of Erythrocytosis in Living-Related Renal Transplantation – AIIMS Experience at 10th ISOT Conference held at New Delhi, January 1998.

Session Chaired

Chaired a session in the Southern Chapter of ISN annual conference held in Calicut from 13-15th February 2015.

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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