Director, Department of Nephrology and Transplant Services
MD (Int. med) (SVIMS), DNB Nephrology
Dr. Arun Kumar is an Internal Medicine and Nephrologist with over a 12 years of experience in treating patients out of which he has an experience of 5 years in treating kidney disorders
He has completed his graduation from Dr NTR Health University in 2010. He secured State second rank in the post graduate entrance examination held by Sri Venkateswara University. And also has completed his MD internal medicine from prestigious Sri Venkateswara Institute Medical Sciences, Tirupati. His interest in kidney diseases propelled him to pursue his DNB in Nephrology.
Dr. Arun has vast experience in treating diabetic and thyroid disorders. He has attended many national conferences across India and always keeps him updated with knowledge. He himself presented “Practical Approach to Breathlessness” at national API conference held at Mumbai in 2017 and that has been published in that year journal as well. He has done research in evaluating and treating fever of unknown origin.
He was actively involved in the management of kidney disease patients including kidney transplant recipients and dialysis patients.His keen interest is in Acute kidney injury and preventive nephrology. He is well versed in intubations, central venous catheter placement, peritoneal dialysis initiation and renal biopsies. He has done more than 150 kidney biopsies over the last 5years. He believes that early detection of kidney diseases and prevention of progression of the disease is the need of the hour and strives to make a difference to his patient's general well being