NEPHROLOGY

The Nephrology department at Healthway Hospitals provides services in Clinical Nephrology including critical care nephrology, OP and IP patient services , acute kidney injury management and kidney transplants.

Nephrologists provide care to people with kidney problems and also manage immunosuppression, pediatric nephrology, dialysis, chronic kidney disease, cancer-related kidney diseases, procedural nephrology, kidney biopsies etc. Our Nephrology department works is conjunction with several other specialists to ensure the best possible treatment to our patients.

DOCTORS

Dr. Shital Shashikant Lengade

Consultant Nephrologist and transplant physician

Dr SINDHU MALLIK ARJUN

Consultant Nephrologist and transplant physician

Dr. Shital Shashikant Lengade

Qualification

M.D(Medicine), DM (Nephrology)

Languages Spoken

Hindi,English,Konkani,Marathi

Membership

  • Indian society of Nephrology (ISN no.735)
  • Indian society of Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal dialysis society of India
  • American society of Nephrology
  • Dr Shital Lengade did his MBBS from GMC, Wanless Hospital and Research Centre, Kolhapur followed by MD Medicine from Seth G.S Medical college Mumbai. In 2004 He further did his DM Nephrology from KEM hospital, Mumbai.
    October 2007 he did Hemodialysis Preceptorship at David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA Los Angeles, USA .
  • In Nov 2018 he completed an ABO incompatible kidney transplant preceptorship at Tokyo Womens University hospital, Tokyo, Japan .
  • Currently he is a Consultant Nephrologist & Transplant Physician at Healthway Hospitals, and is also associated Rajagiri Victor Hospital, & RG STONE Hospital . He is also the Director , for APEX Kidney Care, Goa and Honorary Nephrologist and Transplant
  • Physician at GMC Hospital, Bambolim.
  • He is also the Panel transplant Nephrologist for Jehangir Hospital, Pune
  1. Secured ALL INDIA 7th rank in D.M Entrance examination held in May’01 for securing fellowships in various branches with candidates from all over the country appearing for the same.
  2. Stood first in Mumbai University, M.D- Internal medicine examination held in May 1999
  3. Initiated CAPD ( and APD) programme in Goa with currently 60 patients enrolled under the same.
  4. Member of nephrology team which initiated living donor kidney transplant programme in Goa Medical College.
  5. Have performed 200 native kidney biopsies and 20 transplant biopsies till date.
  6. Initiated the Cadaver transplant registration at Healthway Hospital.
  7. Actively participates in various CME programmes, and also part of patient education programs for Goa Kidney Foundation.
  8. Regular participation in regional, national and international( world Congress ERA- EDTA, ASN, Transplant Congress, ISN -nexus) academic meeting.
  1. STUDY OF MITRAL VALVE PROLAPSE SYNDROME
  2. CLINICAL CORRELATION OF IRON DEPOSITION IN RENAL BIOPSY IN PATIENTS WITH KIDNEY DISEASES.
  1. Cryptococcal meningitis- experience; of a tertiary medical centre APICON`97
  2. Cortical sinus thrombosis-clinical experience;MAPICON`96
  3. Obstetric renal failure; West zone nephrology conference,Baroda,2001
  4. Clinical spectrum of Pediatric renal failure; ISN Conference, Jaipur 2002.
  5. Obstetric renal failure, revisited; ISN Conference,Vizag 2003.
  6. Iron deposition in renal biopsy of patients with kidney diseases-clinical correlation.
  7. West zone nephrology conference, Pune,2004.

Dr SINDHU MALLIK ARJUN

Qualification

M.D(Medicine), DM (Nephrology)

Languages Spoken

Hindi,English,Kannada

Membership

  • American Society of Nephrology
  • American Medical Association
  • American College of Physician
  • Dr Sindhu Arjun did her MBBS from Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, followed by MD Medicine from Saint Vincent Hospital, Worcester. She completed her Post- Graduate Training, Clinical Fellowship at William B. Schwartz Division of Nephrology, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA. In August 2014 the American Board of Internal Medicine certified her MD Medicine
  • In October 2017, She received the DM equivalent from the American Board of Internal Medicine in Nephrology.
  • Currently she is a Consultant Nephrologist & Transplant Physician at Healthway Hospital. She is also working with SWATI RENAL ASSOCIATES at various private multi specialty hospitals in Goa including Vision multi specialty hospital, Mapusa, Manipal Hospitals, RG stone Hospital, Porvorim, Goa Victor Hospital, Margao, Goa Healthway Hospitals, Goa Royal Hospital, Margao, Goa
  • 2003 – 2004 – Academic Excellence for distinction by Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute.
  • 2000 – 2001 – Academic excellence award for topping the class in 12th grade.
  • Paper Presented in Karnataka State Pedicon Conference 2009, Won the Award for Best Paper Presentation
  • Professional athlete and member of the state Table Tennis team from 1996 to 2001.
  • Winner – Bronze medal in Table Tennis Team Championships, in the National school games meet held in Bharuch, Gujarat, India in 2000.
  • Represented the University in Medical school inter- university Table Tennis Championships from 2003 to 2007
  • Papers/ Presentation:
    November 2015 – Attended Kidney week by American Society of Nephrology at San Diego, CA, USA
  • June 2013 – Case Report: An Unusual case of Hyperkalemia Refractory to Hemodialysis.
    Authors: Arjun S, Noroian G, Black RM.
    Status: Published in the American Society of Nephrology Kidney week print only posters
  • November 2012 – Poster Presentation: Acute Flaccid Paralysis: Lurking in the Neighborhood Authors: Arjun S, Devadoss R, Niroula R, Esposito A, Abraham G. Presented the poster in ACP Massachusetts Chapter meet in November 2012.
  •  March 2010 – Project Title: Dose Finding, Safety and Efficacy of Monthly Subcutaneous Canakinumab Administration for the Treatment of Hyperglycaemia in Metformin Monotherapy Treated Type 2 Diabetic Patients: a Randomized, Double-blind, placebo-controlled, Multi-Center Study.
  • Chief Investigator: Dr S.S.Srikanta
  • Co-Investigator: Arjun Sindhu Mallik
  • Sponsor: Novartis
  •  October 2009 – “Haematological parameters as prognostic indicators in Dengue shock syndrome” Authors: Reddy B, Arjun S
    Mentor: Dr. Prahalad Department of Paediatrics, Indira Gandhi Institute of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India.
  • TEACHING ACTIVITIES
  • July 2014 – Present: Student/Resident teaching/supervision as a part of Nephrology Fellowship.
  • August – September 2014: Small group facilitator, renal course, Tufts University School of Medicine July 2011 – June 2014: Medical student teaching/supervision on various rotations as a Resident.
  • PRESENTATIONS Harrington Rounds, Nephrology weekly conference series, 2014 – present
  • Atypical HUS v/s Malignant HTN
  • Idiopathic edema
  • Fanconi like syndrome, post renal transplantation
  • Critical Aortic stenosis in an ESRD patient – missed signs of decompensation
  • Renal involvement in APLS syndrome
  • ‘Statins used in the prevention of CI-AKI – a meta-analysis’, Journal Club, William. B. Schwartz Division of Nephrology, Tufts Medical Center, 04/2015 .
  • Primary Aldosteronism, Senior Lecture, Department of Internal Medicine, Saint Vincent Hospital, May 2014.
  • ‘Pulmonary Arterial Enlargement and Acute Exacerbations of COPD’, Journal Club, Department of Internal Medicine, Saint Vincent Hospital, November 2012