Dr Vijay Kher
Chairman - Kidney and Urology Institute, Medanta
Nephrologist - MD, DM (Nephrology), DNB, Research Fellowship Hypertension (USA), Clinical Fellowship Nephrology (USA)
With more than 40 years of experience, Dr. Kher is among the best nephrologists in India. He's credited with setting up successful Nephrology departments at Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences - Srinagar, SGPGI - Lucknow, Apollo Hospitals - New Delhi, Fortis Hospitals - New Delhi and Medanta, The Medicity - Gurugram. An astute clinician, a teacher par excellence and a keen researcher, Dr. Kher has more than 180 publications in peer reviewed journals and has delivered more than 350 lectures at national and international scientific events.
His research interests are kidney transplantation (clinical immunosuppression, preemptive kidney transplantation and steroid free immunosuppression, cost-containment), progression of renal disease, acute kidney injury and glomerulonephritis. He has been awarded fellowships of National Academy of Medical Sciences, Royal College of Physicians (Edinburgh) and Indian Society of Nephrology.
awards & affiliations
Professor KL Wig Oration, JM Patel Oration, Delhi Nephrology Society Oration
Best Paper Award, Indian Society of Nephrology
Member, American Society of Nephrology
Member, International Society of Nephrology
Ex-Chairman, Indian Society of Nephrology, Scientific and Credential Committee