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Doctor Profile

Dr. Vivekanand Jha, DM

33+ Years Of Experience

Director - Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, Okhla Road

Nephrology

OPD Schedule - +91 11 4713 5000

  • D.M. (Nephrology) Postgraduate Medical Institute, Chandigarh, India, December 1990.
  • M.D. (Internal Medicine) Postgraduate Medical Institute, Chandigarh, India, December 1988.
  • M.B.B.S. Patna Medical College, Patna, India, December 1983.
  • International Society of Nephrology Exchange Research Fellow, Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA 1999-2000.

  • Head, Department of Translational and Regenerative Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh 2006-2013.
  • Professor In-charge, Medical Education and Research Cell, PGIMER, 2010-2013.
  • Professor of Nephrology, PGIMER, Jul 2008 - Mar 2016.
  • Co-ordinator, Stem Cell Research Facility, PGIMER, 2006 - 2010.
  • Additional Professor of Nephrology, PGIMER, Jul 2002 - June 2008.
  • Associate Professor of Nephrology, PGIMER, Jul 1998 - Jun 2002.
  • Assistant Professor of Nephrology, PGIMER, Oct 1992 - Jun 1997.
  • Pool Officer in Nephrology, PGIMER, Jul 1991 - Sept 1992.
  • Senior Resident (Nephrology), PGIMER, Jan 1989 - Jun 1991.
  • Junior Resident (Internal Medicine), PGIMER, Jan 1986 - Dec 1988.

Professional Management

  • Executive Director, George Institute for Global Health 2013-current.
  • Head, Department of Translational and Regenerative Medicine, PGIMER, 2006-2013.
  • Professor In-charge, Medical Education and Research Cell, PGIMER, 2010-2013.
  • President-Elect, International Society of Nephrology (2017- present).
  • President-Elect, Asian Pacific Society of Nephrology (2016- present).
  • Chair, Education Committee, International Society of Nephrology (2015-present).
  • Chair, Education Ambassador Program, International Society of Nephrology (2015-present).
  • Chair, Education Committee, The Transplantation Society (2104-present).
  • Councilor, The Transplantation Society (2012- present).
  • Member, WHO Expert Advisory Panel on Human Cell, Tissue and Organ Transplantation (2011- present).
  • Member, Executive Committee, International Society of Nephrology (2011- present).
  • Councilor, International Society of Nephrology (2011- present).
  • Member, Education Committee, International Society of Peritoneal Dialysis (2010-present).
  • Member, Education Committee, International Transplantation Society (2010-2015).
  • Secretary, Indian Society of Nephrology (2009-2015).
  • Member, Executive Committee, Declaration of Istanbul Custodian Group (2009-2015).
  • Member, Global Workgroup for developing guidelines for management of Glomerulonephritis by the Kidney Disease-Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) initiative (2009-2011).
  • Member, Ethics Committee, The Transplantation Society (2009- 2010).
  • Member, Steering Committee of WHO initiative on data harmonization in transplantation.
  • Chair, Asia Subcommittee, Renal Disaster Relief Task Force, International Society of Nephrology (2007- present).
  • Co-chair, Education Advisory Committee, International Society of Nephrology (2007- 2011).
  • Member, Workgroup for developing guidelines for management of kidney transplant recipient by National Kidney Foundation (USA) and the Kidney Disease-Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) initiative (2006-09).
  • Member, Executive Committee, Protection of the rights of kidney donors constituted by The Transplantation Society and International Society of Nephrology (2007- present).
  • Executive Committee Member, The Board of Asian Forum of Chronic Kidney Disease Initiative (2007- present).
  • Awarded Ross Bailey Lecture, Asian Pacific Congress of Nephrology, Perth (2016).
  • Awarded Honorary International Membership of the Japanese Society of Nephrology (2016).
  • Awarded Dr CM Seth Oration, Indian Medical Association, Dehradun (2016).
  • Awarded World Kidney Day Oration, St John's Medical College, Bangalore, March 2016.
  • Awarded Dr BS Chaubey Oration, Central India Nephrology Society and Association of Physicians of India, Vidarbha Chapter, Nagpur. February 2015.
  • Awarded J.M. Patel Oration of the Indian Society of Organ Transplantation, October 2014.
  • Awarded Fellowship of The Royal College of Physicians (Edinburgh) 2014.
  • Awarded Balaji Gold medal and Nephrology Chair Oration, Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences, Tirupati, January 2014.
  • Awarded Dr P. Brahmayya Sastry Oration of the Andhra Medical College, Vishakhapatnam, March 2012.
  • Awarded Dr Sita Devi Oration by The CARE Foundation, Hyderabad 2011.
  • Awarded Fellowship of The National Academy of Medical Sciences (India) 2010.
  • Awarded Fellowship of The Royal College of Physicians (London) 2009.
  • Awarded Dr Shiv Narain Singh Oration, Patna Medical College, Patna Feb 2006.
  • Received best paper award at the Annual Conference of the Indian Society of Nephrology (2003).
  • Awarded the Dr. Coelho Memorial Lectureship in Experimental Medicine by the Association of Physicians of India (2003).

Clinical Interest:

  • All aspects of nephrology and kidney transplantation.
  • Global Health, integrative medicine.
  • Use of technology to deliver improved healthcare.