Cleaning the blood is one of the main jobs of the Kidneys while others are controlling chemicals and fluids in the body, helping control the blood pressure and make red blood cells. When the kidneys lose their filtering ability, the human body becomes overloaded with dangerous levels of toxins. This becomes very disturbing for the patients as this severely hampers their quality of life and make them feel as if their life has spun out of control.
To help them, our Nephrologists at Fortis Malar stand as the frontrunner in delivering a broad spectrum of effective treatments from preventive care to complex interventions and surgeries. We are proud to be home to the eminent Nephrologists who are at the forefront of kidney treatment.
Our areas of care include Acute kidney injury, Glomerular disease, Chronic kidney disease, End-stage kidney disease, Kidney stones, Intrinsic kidney diseases and Kidney cancer. And the scope of care encompasses all stages of kidney disease, from the earliest noticeable changes in kidney function through end-stage renal disease.
Our Nephrologists follow an efficient, streamlined approach towards medical care, promising accurate diagnosis and effective treatment. They direct all aspects of treatment including early intervention, transplant support and dialysis services. Safety is the paramount, patient is closely monitored and doctors pay attention to details at every step of the treatment process.
Our specialists conduct various valuable screening services for the detection of kidney ailments in patients with both minimal and high-risk factors. Blood tests include Glomerular filtration rate or GFR, Serum creatinine, Blood urea nitrogen or BUN, Urinalysis, Albumin/creatinine ratio or ACR, 24-hour urine collection, Creatinine clearance while Imaging tests of kidneys include CT Scans, X Rays and Ultrasounds.
The Nephrology department at Fortis Chennai Hospital invests it’s time, efforts and expertise into helping patients manage their kidneys with various non-invasive interventions too. Extremely talented and well-trained doctors collaboratively work towards fabricating new paradigms for diagnosing and treating multifarious kidney ailments.
A kidney transplant is inevitable when a patient is diagnosed with end-stage renal disease. For patients seeking a kidney transplant, our surgeons serve as the advocates during this time, guiding them through the process as seamlessly as possible.
Our specialists play an active role in the research studies that seek to find safe and effective ways to prevent, detect or treat diseases. Fortis Malar prides itself on having a strong portfolio of experienced and knowledgeable healthcare experts who are committed to providing outstanding clinical and integrated kidney care to patients. Our Nephrologists identify reversible conditions, administer specific therapies, recommend dietary and lifestyle changes to slow the progression of kidney decline, and also institute regular follow-up.
We serve as a torch-bearer model of health care by offering an amalgamation of world-class technologies and expert treatment through trusted and experienced hands.
With a good track record for high success rates, our Nephrologists and Kidney Specialists are dedicated to providing the highest quality care for patients with kidney disorders.Fortis Malar shines as the best Nephrology hospital in Chennai.
The ‘Mecca of Medicine’, Fortis Hospital has enriched the lives of many Chennaites, and has earned a reputation of delivering world-class healthcare services at their modern facilities.