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Doctor Profile

Dr. Amit Sharma

Dr. Amit Sharma, DNB

2+ Years Of Experience

Attending Consultant - Fortis Hospital, Mohali

Dialysis

Nephrology

Organ Transplantation

Kidney Transplant

OPD Schedule - +91 172 469 2222, +91 172 502 1222

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    12:00 PM - 04:00 PM

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After finishing his MBBS from Trivandrum Medical College (Kerala), Dr Amit Sharma did his MD in Internal Medicine from Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla. Later, he worked as Registrar in Department of Nephrology at Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla and as Senior Resident in Department of Internal Medicine at PGIMER, Chandigarh before moving to Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi for DNB (Nephrology) in 2010. He finished his DNB (Nephrology) in 2013 and worked at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi as Associate Consultant Nephrologist before joining Fortis Hospital Mohali as Consultant Nephrologist and Kidney Transplant Physician.
Designation: Consultant
Department/Specialty: Nephrology

Languages spoken: English, Hindi, Punjabi, Malayalam
Total Years’ of Experience: 6
Previous experience: Associate Consultant Nephrologist, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi.
Registrar, Department of Nephrology, IGMC, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh.
Senior Resident, Department of Medicine, PGIMER, Chandigarh.
Medical Education, Certifications and fellowships/Research Papers: MD (Internal Medicine), DNB (Nephrology)
Professional Memberships: International Society of Nephrology,
American Society of Nephrology,
European Renal Association-EDTA,
Indian Society of Nephrology,
Indian Society of Peritoneal Dialysis.
Clinical Interests/ Specialised Treatments /Area of Expertise: Kidney Transplant Medicine, Clinical Nephrology, Hemodialysis, Peritoneal Dialysis.
Awards & Honors: First Prize in Nephrology Quiz at APEX Annual Board Review Course, Mumbai in April 2011, Second Prize in Nephrology Quiz at Annual conference of Delhi Nephrology Society, Delhi in April 2011.
Research and Publications: Research -
Effects of ketoanalogs and a protein-restricted diet in chronic kidney disease stage 4 and 5 patients.
Publications -
1. Subcutaneous emphysema secondary to pulmonary cavity in absence of pneumothorax or pneumomediastinum. Respiratory Medicine (2007).
2. Binswanger’s disease. Journal of Association of Physicians of India (2007).
3. Enalaprilat induced acute parotitis. Journal of Association of Physicians of India (2008).
4. White Cerebellum sign: Red flag in the emergency department. Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine. Accepted for publication (2013)
5. Scedosporium apiospermum causing Brain Abscess in a Renal Allograft Recipient. SJKDT (Article in press)
6. Chapter on “Infections in Kidney Transplant recipients: CMV” published by Elsevier.
7. Arteriovenous Fistula Monitoring and Surveillance. Clinical Queries Nephrology 2014 (Article in Press).
Medical Breakthroughs/ Interesting Case Studies: