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 department of kidney hospital in Ernakulam 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 department of kidney hospital provides treatment 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
The department of kidney hospital has a modern dialysis unit with cardiac monitors for treatment.
Dr.K.M.Abdul Rashid, MD
Senior Consultant Nephrologist