The Department of Nephrology provides comprehensive care to patients in all areas of kidney disease.
We are a major tertiary care center providing state – of the – art kidney care with the services being on par with international standards.
Our highly dedicated team of experts is at the forefront of care in the field of kidney diseases.
Pursuit of excellence , offering compassionate, comprehensive care to our patients, staying updated and implementing latest advanced developments in the treatment and prevention of kidney disease is our goal.
In addition to early diagnosis and management, an important focus is also towards preventive care by way of various patient education and awareness programs held on a periodic basis by our faculty.
The Department of Nephrology treats a wide spectrum of Kidney diseases including: Acute Kidney Injury, Chronic Kidney disease, Hypertension, Proteinuria, Hematuria, Diabetic Kidney disease, Renal Cystic diseases, Glomerular diseases like Glomerulonephritis and Nephrotic Syndrome, Lupus associated kidney disease, Urinary tract infections like Cystitis, Pyelonephritis, Kidney stones, Fluid and Electrolyte abnormalities, Hemodialysis, Peritoneal Dialysis and Kidney Transplantation.



We have been receiving many accolades and recognitions for our Dialysis Center. We have one of the city’s largest dialysis unit, with the latest technology, that provides all types of dialysis. We offer both inpatient and OPD care to all nephrology patients round the clock.
Award for the best dialysis service provider by Healthcare Leadership awards 2015.

  Technology & Infrastructure

MGM hospital has one of the city’s largest dialysis unit, with the latest technology, that provides all types of dialysis. Utmost care is given to quality with well trained and compassionate staff. A state of the art water purification plant along with regular tests ensures a continuous supply of ultra-pure water for dialysis. Our hospital is equipped with a Haemodialysis unit of international standards.


The two major causes of CKD are Hypertension (high BP) and Diabetes mellitus. You are at an increased risk for developing CKD if you have diabetes, high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease or a family of chronic kidney disease.

  • Most people with early CKD have no symptoms. Hence it is important to screen for kidney disease if you have risk factors. As the Disease progresses, following symptoms may appear:
    • Swelling over face, legs or entire body.
    • Urinary abnormalities like red colored urine, burning while passing urine, decreased urine output, increased frequency of urine especially at bedtime.
    • Shortness of breath.
    • Pain in flanks or in the groin.
    • Unexplained loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting.
    • Weakness, fatigue, bone pains.
  • Yes, many of the kidney diseases are curable and many are treatable.
    • Acute renal failure: Kidney failure appearing over hours to days, if managed in time can be completely cured.
    • Chronic renal failure: Chronic kidney diseases common causes in India are Glomerular nephritis, diabetes, and hypertension. If kidney involvement is managed appropriately, advanced failure can be either avoided or delayed..
    • Nephrotic/Nephritic Syndromes: Many of these can be cured.
    • UTIs and UT stones can be treated and recurrence avoided.
  • Simple tests to Screen for Kidney Disease:
    • Check BP.
    • Urine Routine.
    • Urine for Micro albumin. Micro albumin in urine in an early sign of CKD.
    • Blood test for Serum Creatinine: Creatinine is a waste product derived from muscles. Serum Creatinine test is used to calculate the GFR (Glomerular Filtration Rate) which gives an accurate indication of Kidney function.
    • Eat a balanced diet.
    • Exercise regularly.
    • Keep weight in check.
    • Stop smoking.
    • Monitor Cholesterol levels.
    • Annual physical examination.