Kidney Health and Renal Care – Nephrology

Nephrology-Dr. Nishanth Girija Kumar-EHJ

Meet our new expert, Dr. Nishanth Girija Kumar, an accomplished Consultant Nephrologist with extensive experience in Kidney health, Renal Care, Chronic Kidney Diseases on Nephrology. 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.


  • Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
  • Proteinuria/Hematuria (Protein in urine/Blood in urine) evaluation
  • Diabetic Kidney Disease (DKD)
  • Specialized in Resistant Hypertension management ( Resistant High Blood pressure)
  • Acute Kidney Injury (AKI)
  • End Stage Kidney Disease management (ESKD) – Hemodialysis/Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Autoimmune or Malignancy related kidney diseases like SLE/Lupus nephritis, Systemic Vasculitis, Myeloma, Paraproteinemia-associated Kidney diseases
  • Kidney Stone (Nephrolithiasis) – management and prevention
  • Kidney Transplantation – follow up and immunosuppression management
  • Polycystic Kidney diseases like ADPKD
  • Glomerular and Reno-Vascular diseases
  • Nephrotic syndromes
  • Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections
  • Mineral Bone Disorders in Kidney diseases like Hyperparathyroidism, High Phosphorus, Osteoporosis, Vitamin D deficiency
  • Edema/Fluid Overload
  • Genetic kidney diseases
  • Anemia in Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Nutrition in Advanced Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Kidney diseases in Pregnancy

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