Dr. Nishanth Girija Kumar is a fully accomplished Consultant Nephrologist with an extensive experience in adult kidney diseases.
He graduated from Government Medical College Thiruvananthapuram, the University of Kerala in 2013. He further went on to pursue his MD in Internal Medicine at Saint Vincent Hospital, the University of Massachusetts, USA, and DM in Nephrology at the prestigious Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, USA.
In 2019 he received the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) certification and then in 2020 the American Board of Medical Specialities (ABMS) certification in Nephrology. He is also a Certified Clinical Hypertension Specialist (AHSCP-CHS). In addition, he completed MRCP UK part 1 (Membership of the Royal College of Physicians of the United Kingdom).
In 2020, he was appointed at Davita Dialysis, USA as Medical Director. In his functions he was also affiliated with many hospitals in the USA as a Consultant Nephrologist including Baptist Health Hospital, Twin Lakes Regional Medical Centre, Taylor Regional Hospital, Med Centre Health Bowling Green, Flaget Memorial Hospital, and Nephrology Associates of Central Kentucky LLC. He is an active member of the American Society of Nephrology.
Dr Nishanth’s expertise encompasses all “adult kidney diseases”, with a special interest in Glomerular diseases and Home Dialysis modalities.