Dr. Dilip Rangarajan completed his MBBS in 1985 from the prestigious Madras Medical College. He joined MD (General Medicine) at Madras Medical College in 1987 after topping the entrance e......more
Dr. Dilip Rangarajan completed his MBBS in 1985 from the prestigious Madras Medical College. He joined MD (General Medicine) at Madras Medical College in 1987 after topping the entrance examination for post-graduation in Tamil Nadu. His stint in nephrology began in 1990 when he joined as a registrar in nephrology department at Pandalai hospital and Guest hospital, Chennai. He successfully completed DNB nephrology from Madras Medical College in 1994. He has headed the department of nephrology at Sundaram medical foundation, Chennai from 1994 before taking over as head of department nephrology at NU hospitals 2001. He is currently the Medical Director at NU Hospitals. He has vast experience in handling critical care nephrology patients, haemodialysis patients and renal transplants. He has devised safety practices in haemodialysis which has considerably improved the quality of life in patients on haemodialysis. He does internal audits in various departments in the hospital pertaining to quality. He runs a DNB nephrology programme at NU hospitals. He also runs a training programme for dialysis technicians (CMDT/DMDT and BSc Renal dialysis) at NU hospitals. He has various presentations at regional/national and international forums and many publications at the national level. He holds memberships in international society of nephrology, Indian society of nephrology, Indian society of nephrology-southern chapter, Indian society of organ transplant, peritoneal dialysis society of India, nephrology association of Karnataka. On February 25th 2018, Dr. Dilip Rangarajan received honorary FRCP in Glasglow, UK.
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Dr. Dilip says that at NU Hospitals, most of the doctors are full-time consultants and so they can pay undivided attention to the patients. The doctors look at all aspects of patient care. Further, minute details of patient care are examined and looked after. He says that as per the core values of NU Hospitals, everything exists for the sake of the patient. These core values are emphasised at all levels to the doctors and the hospital staff. To administer effective patient care, the doctor should understand the medical condition of the patient and take immediate action for treating it. Therefore, the doctor must be well-read and up-to-date. He or she must have a good grasp of the problem in the current existing modalities of therapy for the problem. Dr. Dilip says that, compassionate patient care requires that the doctor should be able to understand and empathise with the patient
MBBS - Madras Medical College, Chennai - 1985
MD - General Medicine - Government General Hospital, Chennai - 1987
DNB - Nephrology - Government General Hospital, Chennai - 1992
Publication , Native Valve Escherichia coli endocarditis following urosepsis: Indian Journal of Nephrology
Publication , A study of impact of cost,effective nutritional supplement in patients on maintenance hemodialysis
Publication , Tuberculosis in Patients on Maintenance Haemodialysis
Publication , Acute Renal Failure Due To Leptospirosis
Publication , Acute Renal Failure in Diabetes Mellitus (Prospective Study); J Nephrol Ther Volume ,(5) Membranous Nephropathy and Graves? Disease: A Case Report and Literature
Publication , Syndrome of Tubulointerstitial Nephritis and Uveitis
Publication , Post transplant thrombotic microangiopathy causing acute renal failure
Publication , Lupus Nephritis
Publication , ubjective Global Assessment of Nutritional Status of Patients on Maintenanence Haemodialysis
Publication , Survival analysis of patients on maintenance hemodialysis
Publication , Approach to Renal Failure
Publication , Ischemic Renal Disease
Publication , Prescribing Drugs in Renal Diseases
Indian Society of Nephrology – ID 514
Indian Southern Chapter of Nephrology Association
Nephrology Karnataka Association
International Society of Nephrology
National Kidney Foundation
European Renal Association – European Dialysis and Transplant Association (ERA-EDTA)
NUTS of SAARC – LM178
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I am 72 years old male. I have problem of Urine urgency. I can stay away from home for any work for 3 -4 hrs. Without any problem. But the moment I reach home I feel urge of passing Urine. Some times slightest delay causes to loose control and urine is passed in pants. This happens occasionally. I have urine retention of about 15 - 20 ml. Checked before 4 years. I am not diabetic. My BP is well controlled within limits with medication. I have allergic Asthma but it seldom troubles me and gets controlled by some Homeopathic medicine.
Mr. lybrate-user, Thanks for the query. Urgency may be due to benign prostatic enlargement (BPH), so please get yourself examined by a surgeon and also get an ultra sonography of pelvis done to find out if there is enlarged prostate. Thanks.
Why my motion is in black color and very bad smell. I am a CKD patient. I am undergoing hemodialysis treatment. How much water I can drink per day.
Please check if you are taking oral medicine for low hemoglobin level. Otherwise get your stool checked.
I am suffering from ckd from last few years. Approx 2-3 years. Please tell me about diet control exercise (daily walking in k.m.s) also treatment of nephrologist to how many years.
The foods that you should likely avoid on a renal diet. Dark-coloured colas. In addition to the calories and sugar that colas provide, they also contain additives that contain phosphorus, especially dark-coloured colas. Avocados..canned foods. Whole-wheat bread. Brown rice. Bananas..dairy. Oranges and orange juice.
I suresh, recently found stones in rightside kidney and can you give some suggestions to that prevent and treatment against stones.
Hello,take homoeopathic medicines 1.Lycopodium 30 (4 drops in little water) twice a day for 15 days 2.Berberis Vulgaris Q (10 drops in little water) thrice a day for 15 days and revert. Increase fluid intake, especially water. Recommended intake of water is 12-15 glasses per day
Hi I am 20 year my problem is Decrease urine output from 7 days. I am eat normally but urine are not eliminate. I have no diabetes, no take medication but my kidney are not response a normal kidney. And gas problem in abdominal. So what can I do?
Hello my mom is 53 years old and she diagnosed kidney disease. Kidney are shrinked and serum creatinine level is 4.3 uric acid 7.8 and ultrasound report show white colour of kidney. And doctors suggest the dialysis can you please guide us what we do.
If he she feeling fine, doesnt get breathless, if her potassium and acid levels are fine , then she doesnât require dialysis at this creatinine. However, it all depends upon her overall clinical condition