Director & Head of Nephrology & Renal Transplantation,
BL Kapur Super Speciality Hospital, New Delhi
Expertise: Hypertension Nephrology, Dialysis and Renal TransplantRequest Appointment
A Senior Consultant & the Director of the Nephrology Department in BLK Super Specialty Hospital, New Delhi, Dr. Prakash pursued his MBBS & MD (General Medicine) from the Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi Medical College (GSVM) in Kanpur, and DM in Nephrology from the prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi.
Awarded several fellowships, including the FIACM, FISPD, F.I.S.N. (USA), and FICP, he has worked with other reputed institutions, including the Artemis Health Institute, Northern Railway Central Hospital, AIIMS, and the Moolchand K. R. Hospital prior to joining the BLK Super Specialty Hospital.
In the three decades that he has been working, he has performed more than 800 successful Kidney Transplants. Trained under Dr. D. G. Oreopoulus at the University of Toronto in Canada, Dr. Prakash had started Live Related Renal Transplant Program at the Artemis Health Institute in Gurgaon, the first-of-its-kind in the state of Haryana.
He is proficient in performing Dialysis, Kidney Transplant, Medical Treatment of Kidney Stones, Hemodialysis, Newer Modalities in Dialysis, and Diabetes Control by Reversing Serum Creatinine Levels etc. He also specialises in transplants across different blood groups, second transplants and transplants in highly antigenic patients. He has also made transplants in HIV patients which was earlier a contra indication.
He was awarded the General Manager, Northern Railways’ Best Physician’s Award, the Best Clinical Paper Cash Award at the 32nd ESPEN Congress in Glasgow in 2002 and also a scholarship to attend the Post WCN Satellite Symposium in Singapore in 2005.
Regularly invited as a guest speaker at many prominent International Conferences, he has authored more than 45 publications and research articles and has also served as the editor of the Newsletter of the Delhi Nephrology Society.
He is a member of various prestigious organizations, including the International Society of Nephrology, European Society of Dialysis & Transplantation, Asian Society of Transplantation, Association of Physicians of India, Indian Society of Nephrology, Peritoneal Dialysis Society of India, Indian Society of Organ Transplantation, Indian Society of Hemodialysis, Indian Academy of Clinical Medicine, Northern Chapter of Indian Society of Nephrology, and the Delhi Society of Nephrology.