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Doctor Profile
Dr. Vijay Kher

Dr. Vijay Kher, DNB (Nephro)

Chairman - Nephrology and Renal Transplant Medicine Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, Okhla Road


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  • DNB (Nephro) - National Boards, India (1980)
  • DM (Nephro) - PGIMER, Chandigarh (1979)
  • MD (Int.Med) - PGIMER, Chandigarh (1977)
  • MBBS - Glancy Medical College, Amritsar, Punjab (1973)

  • Chairman - Div. of Nephrology & Renal Tx Medicine Fortis Escorts Kidney & Urology Institute, Fortis Escorts Hospital Okhla Road, New Delhi (2016-current)
  • Chairman - Div. of Nephrology & Transplant Medicine Medanta Kidney & Urology Institute Medanta – The Medicity, Gurgaon (2009- 2016)
  • Director - Deptt. of Nephrology & Transplant Medicine Fortis Healthcare, NCR, Delhi (2006-2009)
  • Senior Consultant & Coordinator - Deptt. of Nephrology, Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi (1997-2006)
  • Prof & Chairman - Deptt. of Nephrology, SGPGIMS, Lucknow. (1993-1997)
  • Additional Prof & Head - Deptt. of Nephrology, SGPGIMS, Lucknow (1987-1993)
  • Additional Prof & Head - Deptt. of Nephrology, SGPGIMS, Lucknow (1987-1993)
  • Chief Nephrologist & Head - Deptt. of Nephrology,Narinder Mohan Hospital & Research Center,Ghaziabad(1985-87)
  • Asstt. Prof Nephrology - Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar, Kashmir (1983-85)
  • Clinical Fellowship Nephrology - Univ. of Cincinnati, Medical Centre, USA(1981-83)
  • Research fellowship hypertension - Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, USA(1980-1981)


  • Regional Research Coordinator (South Asia) of International Society of Nephrology (2015)
  • Expert Work Group – KDIGO – Transplant Recipient Evaluation
  • Member of AKI Network – USA
  • Member of Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative
  • Chairman, Scientific Committee (2013-2016) of Indian Society of Nephrology.
  • Chairman Credential Committee Indian Society of Nephrology (2010-2013)
  • Prof. K L Wig Oration - by AMCOL International on 29th March 2013
  • JM Patel Oration- Indian Society of Organ Transplant at Varanasi 2009
  • RT Jain Oration – West Zone Indian Society of Nephrology 2007
  • Fellow Royal College of Physicians – Edinburgh – 2006
  • Delhi Nephrology Society Oration – Ist Oration on World Kidney Day 2006
  • Dr. B.S. Chaubey Oration – Central Zone Indian Society of Nephrology 2006
  • Khullar Oration – Indian Society of Nephrology – 2005
  • Best Paper awards at the Annual Conference of Indian Society of Nephrology in 2002, 2004, 2005 & 2009.
  • Invitation by International Society of Nephrology to present 'Nephrology Forum' published monthly in Kidney International – 2nd Indian Nephrologists bestowed this award.
  • Fellow Academy of Medical Sciences (FAMS) INDIA – 1994.
  • Best Paper Award at International Congress of Organ Transplantation in the Developing Countries at Singapore, 1992
  • RK Jalota Oration from IMA College of Physicians – 1992
  • Awarded Fellowship of Indian Society of Nephrology – 1991
  • Bansal Gold Medal and Oration of Indian Society of Nephrology for excellence in research in India – 1991
  • Pfizer Postgraduate Gold Medal –1979.
  • Best Medical Graduate – Amritsar Medical College – 1973

Contributions to Medical Education:

  • Has delivered more than 350 lectures and orations at National & International scientific forums.
  • DM & DNB Examiner for Nephrology
  • Inspector for DNB & DM recognition for National Board of Examination & Medical Council of India.
  • A Visiting Professor at Various reputed National & International universities.

Dr. Vijay Kher has established Academic and Clinical departments of Nephrology at Sher-i-Kashmir, Institute of Medical Sciences in Srinagar, SGPGI Lucknow, Apollo Hospital, Fortis Hospitals and Medanta-The Medicity. His research interests have been Kidney Transplantation (Clinical Immunosuppression, ABO Incompatible Transplantation, Paired Exchange Donation, Steroid Free Immunosuppression, Pre-emptive Transplantation and Cost-containment), Progression of Renal Disease, Acute Kidney Injury and Glomerulonephritis. An astute clinician, a teacher par excellence and a keen researcher, Dr. Kher combines these assets with a friendly and inclusive demeanor to inspire the Nephrology fraternity in India.