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Nephro-Urosciences & Kidney Transplantation
Centre for Nephro-Urosciences & Kidney Transplantation. The department of Nephrology at the Centre for Nephro-Urosciences & Kidney Transplantation, Meitra Hospital, Kozhikode aims to provide comprehensive clinical care integrated with transparent, ethical practices and cutting edge research. Our endeavour is to facilitate an exceptional experience for patients tethered to the best possible clinical outcomes, in tune with the larger Meitra Hospital vision. The department in phase one of inception is manned by two consultants and assisted by a dedicated team of Dialysis nurses, Technicians and other support staff. Comprehensive Nephrology care is offered; comprising of outpatient services including multidisciplinary speciality clinics, in patient renal care including consultation service and ICU dialysis, maintenance hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, treatment of poisoning, renal biopsy and management of Glomerular disease, Plasmapheresis and Plasma Exchange, The centre is equipped to provide the full range of transplantation services both living donor and deceased donor kidney transplantation. The hemodialysis unit and outpatient clinics of the CRHI are located on the first floor in the main outpatient area adjacent to the day care space. The outpatient department will function daily 9.30 AM to 5.00 PM. Maintenance hemodialysis unit will be operational Monday to Saturday 7.30 AM to 5.30 PM. Emergency hemodialysis will be provided round the clock. Inpatient services are available throughout the day.

Dr. Sarfaraz Aslam

Consultant

Dr. Sarfaraz Aslam has been working as Consultant in the Department of Nephrology at Meitra Hospital since its inception in 2017. Before joining us, he was associated with Dept. of Nephrology at Aster MIMS Kotakkal. He is well trained to perform interventions such as renal biopsy (both native and transplant kidneys), tunnelled jugular catheter insertions and percutaneous CAPD catheter insertions.  His contribution has been immense in the development of Transplant Programme and the Department at Meitra Hospital. He was part of the team which performed the institution’s first related kidney transplant in 2019.

Qualification

  • MBBS,MD, DM (Nephrology)

Primary Location

  • Calicut

Languages Known

  • English, Hindi, Malayalam, Urdu

Education:

  • MBBS from Govt. Coimbatore Medical College
  • MD in General Medicine from JIPMER, Puducherry
  • DM in Nephrology from Govt. Medical College, Kozhikode.

Expertise

  • Glomerular Diseases
  • Pre-Dialysis CKD Care
  • Renal Replacement Therapy including Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Renal Transplantation
  • Critical Care Nephrology

Experience

  • Senior resident in the Department of Nephrology, Govt. Medical College, Kozhikode
  • Consultant Nephrologist, Aster MIMS, Kottakkal

Awards & Recognition:

  • Horlicks Endowment Prize for performance in Final year I & II (MBBS)
  • The Hobart Prize for performance in Final year Part I & II (MBBS)
  • Lalgudi Mrs. Jeeva Vishwanathan Prize for performance in Final year Part I & II (MBBS)
  • Shri Venkata Subba Reddiar Gold Medal for Cardiology
  • D. B. Bisht Endowment Prize in Cardiology
  • S. Chandrasekar Endowment Prize in Neurology
  • S. C. Mitra and Mrs. Geetha Mitra Endowment Prize in Medicine

Research & Publications:

  • Efficacy and Safety of Bortezomib based regimen and Plasmapheresis in Cast Nephropathy: An Observational Study – Best Oral presentation in ISNSCCON,2016
  • Outcomes of Percutaneous CAPD catheter insertion in a Tertiary Care Centre – Best Oral presentation in NAKCON,2016
  • Clinical and Pathological Profile of patients presenting with C3 Glomerulopathy and response to Immunosuppressive therapy – Best Oral presentation in NAKCON,2016
  • Hoffmann’s syndrome: A rare neurological presentation of hypothyroidism. International Journal of Nutrition, Pharmacology and Neurological diseases. Volume 1: Issue 2: 2011
  • Clinical profile and outcome in long-term hemodialysis: A comparative study of hospital-based versus standalone units. Indian Journal of Nephrology, November 2021.

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