Department of Nephrology in Fortis Hospital comprises of the best nephrology doctor in Kolkata and a state-of-the-art unit, equipped with most advanced technologies to manage all sorts of Nephrological Emergencies. The Department offers the highest standards of medical care to domestic as well as international patients. The team is experienced in treating complex cases of Acute Kidney Failure, Chronic Kidney Failure, Renal Hypertension apart from treating general Nephrology complications, and Dialysis. The team is also highly skilled in performing major cases of Renal Transplants.
At Fortis Hospital, the team, led by the best nephrologist in Kolkata, focuses on complete patient safety and comfort and renders specialized services such as SLED (Slow Low-Efficiency Dialysis), CRRT (Continous Renal Replacement Therapy) and Plasmapheresis for critically ill patients. The department also consists of advanced dialysis centers with round the clock facility service and is equipped with Dialysis Stations with separate units for patients with compromised immunity such as Hepatitis B and HIV patients.
The department’s transplant services are devised to provide advanced care and productive results even in complicated cases like renal transplants. We have a renowned team of nephrology doctors, and urologists who provide technical expertise for conducting challenging and lifesaving procedures and offer complete post-operative care to minimize the chances of infection and speedy recovery.
The team is highly dedicated and also works closely with other departments like Urology, Pathology, Radiology, and Nuclear Medicine. Our nephrologists in Kolkata branch are proactive in providing patient education with a focus on Preventive Nephrology. The Nephrology Department offers world-class facilities, follows International guidelines and has established itself as one of the finest nephrology centers in Kolkata.
Q1. Who is a Nephrologist?
A nephrologist is a physician who is trained in internal medicine, and who pursues additional training in kidney diseases. Nephrologist helps take care of the patient with compromised kidneys.
Q2. What are the symptoms of Kidney disease?
The symptom of a kidney disease may include blood in the urine, urine that is foamy, fatigue, and high blood pressure, weight loss, ankle swelling from retained fluid, anemia, nausea, or vomiting.
Q3. What is dialysis?
Dialysis is a procedure through which a person’s blood is cleansed of the toxins or wastes that kidneys normally remove. It is used when the kidney does not perform its function optimally. Dialysis is done to keep the right level of chemicals, fluids, and salts in the body functions.