Nephrology Nephrology


The Department of Nephrology is a sub-speciality of the Centre of Excellence for Nephro-Urosciences & Kidney Transplantation at Meitra Hospital. This department exclusively manages all acute and chronic conditions related to the renal system or kidneys and specializes in treatments ranging from dialysis support to kidney transplants, including functional clinical assessments and diagnostic tests. 

At the department, we house the best infrastructure with a cutting-edge Dialysis division that includes ICU haemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, sustained low-efficiency dialysis, and plasmapheresis to provide our patients with the best treatment experience with utmost comfort, safety, and precision.

Specialized Clinics

General Nephrology Clinic: A dedicated unit for pre-dialysis, chronic kidney disease care, and complete evaluation and management of renal disorders function on an outpatient basis. The unit also has an IPD facility. 

Kidney Transplant Clinic: This specialized unit offers extensive renal transplantation and dialysis services. Services such as pre-and post-diagnostic services and follow-up of the patients are conducted with utmost precision.

Glomerulonephritis Clinic: The department has a dedicated clinic for the diagnosis and medical management of acute and chronic glomerulonephritis.

World Kidney Day

Conditions and Treatments

Uncompromised healthcare services. Always.

Frequently Asked Questions

Does kidney disease run in families?

Kidney disease may run in families. You may be more likely to get kidney disease if you have a close relative with kidney disease. Genes and lifestyle choices affect your health.

What tests check for kidney disease?
  • Blood test: eGFR
  • Blood test: Serum creatinine test
  • Blood urea nitrogen (BUN) test
  • Urine test
  • Kidney ultrasound
  • Kidney biopsy
When should I be concerned about creatinine?

Creatinine levels of 2.0 or more in infants and 5.0 or more in adults may indicate severe kidney damage. People who are dehydrated may have elevated creatinine levels.