Nephrology

Dr. Sunil Prakash

Director & Head of Nephrology & Renal Transplantation,
BL Kapur Super Speciality Hospital, New Delhi

Expertise: Hypertension Nephrology, Dialysis and Renal Transplant

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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.

  • M.B.B.S from GVSM Medical College, LLR Hospital Kanpur
  • M.D. (Internal Medicine) from GVSM Medical College, LLR Hospital, Kanpur
  • D.M. (Nephrology) from All India Institute of Medical Sciences
  • FISPD
  • F.I.S.N., (USA), University of Columbia, USA
  • K.P.S.P.G., Dept. of Medicine, GSVM Medical College
  • Trained at Dept. of Nephrology, AIIMS, New Delhi
  • Underwent training in critical care of patients of infectious diseases at the prestigious ‘National Medical Centre’, Tokyo, Japan
  • Visited for training at St. George Hospital, Post Graduate Medical School, Kogarrah, Sydney, Australia
  • He has been practising in this field for 31 years now.
  • 2012 – Present: Senior Consultant & the Director of the Nephrology Department, BLK Super Specialty Hospital
  • 2007 – 2012: Director & Head of Nephrology and Transplant Services at Artemis Health Institute
  • 1995 - 2007 Sr. Nephrologist at Northern Railway Central Hospital
  • 1993 – 1995:  Senior Resident, Department of Nephrology, AIIMS, New Delhi
  • 1986: Moolchand Chand hospital
  • Awarded General Manager Northern Railways’ Best Physician’s award for outstanding performance for the year 1996-97
  • Awarded Travel Grant by International Society of Nephrology to present papers in XIVth International Congress of Nephrology at Sydney, 24th to 29th May, 1997
  • Awarded Travel Grant by International Society of Nephrology to present papers in XVth International Congress of Nephrology at Buenos Aires, 2nd to 6th May, 1999 to present research papers in the Congress
  • Awarded Scholarship from the International Society of Peritoneal Dialysis (FISPD) for 3 months training in advanced techniques in CAPD and other therapies at the Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Canada from March to May, 2000
  • Awarded Fellowship of International Society of Nephrology(FISN) to train at University of Missiouri, University Sciences Center, Columbia , USA from 1st May to 30th June, 2002
  • Awarded best clinical paper cash award at the 32nd ESPEN congress at Glasgow in August, 2002
  • Delivered Fresenius Kabi Symposium on Slowing the Progression of Chronic Renal Insufficiency at the IXth  Asia pacific Congress of nephrology in Pattaya, Thailand, 16th February, 2003
  • Awarded Travel Grant by International Society of Nephrology to present research papers in XVIIth International Congress of Nephrology at Berlin, Germany in June, 2003.
  • Awarded Fellowship of Indian Academy of Clinical Medicine (FIACM)
  • Delivered oration in the annual meeting of Nephrology Society of Thailand, on 6th August, 2004 at Bangkok, Thailand
  • Awarded Travel Grant to present original paper in Inaugural ISPD-EUROPD 04 conference on peritoneal dialysis in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, from 28th to 31st August, 2004
  • Awarded Travel Grant to present his paper in the 3rd WCN congress at Singapore, from 26th to 30th June, 2005
  • Awarded scholarship to attend Post WCN Satellite Symposium at Singapore, from 30th June to 1st July, 2005
  • Awarded Fellowship of Indian College of Physicians (F.I.C.P) in January, 2006
  • Awarded Fellowship of Indian Society of Nephrology (F.I.S.N) in November, 2006
  • Member of International Society of Nephrology
  • Member of European Society of Dialysis and Transplantation
  • Life member of Asian Society of Transplantation
  • Life member of Association of Physicians of India
  • Life member of Indian Society of Nephrology
  • Life member of Peritoneal Dialysis Society of India
  • Life member of Indian Society of Organ Transplantation
  • Life member of Indian Society of Hemodialysis
  • Life member of Indian Academy of Clinical Medicine
  • Life member of Northern Chapter of Indian Society of Nephrology
  • Life member of Delhi Society of Nephrology
  • Hon. Editor, Delhi Nephrology Society Newsletter, from 2006 to 2010