Nephrology - Ernakulam

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Nephrology is a specialty of medicine and pediatrics that deals with the study of normal kidney function, kidney problems, the treatment of kidney problems and renal replacement therapy (dialysis and kidney transplantation).


Nephrologists are medical specialists who provide diagnosis and treatment for all diseases related to kidneys.
While urologists and nephrologists both treat kidney problems, urologists are surgical specialists who focus on the anatomical or structural disorders of the kidneys and the urinary tract.


The Nephrology department of the hospital provides comprehensive treatment for all kidney diseases to all age groups, from neonatal to the elderly patients. With excellent support from the Urology unit of the hospital, we provide the best renal and kidney care in the region.


The services we offer


The Nephrology department provides treatment to for the following types of kidney diseases:
• Kidney and bladder stones
• Kidney infections
• Kidney cysts
• Glomerular disorders
• Renal vascular diseases affecting the kidneys
• Acute and chronic renal failures
• Urine abnormalities
• Nephrotic syndrome
• Acid base imbalances
• Tubulointerstitial diseases
• Autoimmune diseases of kidneys
• Effects of drugs/toxins on kidneys
• Cancer of kidney, urethra or bladder


Facilities we offer


Along with the excellent diagnostic and surgical infrastructural facilities and the multidisciplinary support available in the hospital, our nephrology department offers treatment and services like dialysis for all age groups.



Meet our specialist


Dr. K M Abdul Rashid

Dr.K.M.Abdul Rashi, MD

Consultant Nephrologist


Consultation timings: 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM (Monday – Saurday)


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