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Dr. Gaurav Sagar


Qualification: MBBS, MD, DNB

Speciality: Nephrology

Hospital: Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi

Languages spoken: English,Hindi,Punjabi

Location: New Delhi

Experience :

  • 12 Years Post MD 10 Years Experience in Nephrology
  • Working in Apollo Hospitals since last Assignment

Awards & Accomplishments:

  • First Workshop in Intervention Nephrology in North India.
  • He was an amongst the first few nephrologists in India who has received a formal training to do tunneled dialysis catheter. In the last three years I have done more than 50 tunnelled dialysis catheters.
  • He was instrumental in organizing a workshop on vascular access, the first of its kind in India in corroboration with DNS in September 2010.The workshop had excellent attendance with accolades from all those who attended.
  • He was part of the team which carried out all combined liver-kidney transplant cases in last three years. My experience in liver transplant has helped me understand the complexities associated with this challenging field. I have been managing replacement therapies in these critical patients and am well versed with MARS as well as CRRT.
  • He had a poster presentation in the prestigious vascular access conference at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia titled “End of the road therapy: Vascular access in a difficult situation”.
  • He has  come up with the concept of vascular access clinic which hopefully would soon be shaping up.
  • Under my expertise our team has been running a successful stand-alone dialysis unit in collaboration with CGHS at Sadiq Nagar CGHS dispensary. We are doing 500 dialysis in a month in three shifts daily. Our unit has been a role model for others with appraises from the government sector as well.
  • He is  also working on angioplasty and stenting of occluded AVF which I hope to develop in next 2-3 years. Surveillance of vascular access is also an area of special interest where I am pursuing research.
  • He is a part of the team which carried out the first successful ABO incompatible renal transplant at Indraprastha Apollo Hospital. I have ample experience in managing difficult situations in renal transplant