Dr D K Agarwal

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MBBS, MD, DM (Neph), DNB (Neph), MNAMS(Neph), MAMS(Neph), FICP, FISN

Nephrologist

Apollo Hospitals Delhi
  • 24 Years of experience
  • English,Hindi
  • 480 Recommendations
  • Monday-Saturday
    1:00 PM - 1:00 PM , 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Qualification

MBBS, MD, DM (Neph), DNB (Neph), MNAMS(Neph), MAMS(Neph), FICP, FISN

Awards and Achievements

  • Involved in Clinical Nephrology for last 19 years as out patients / inpatients /emergencies / hemodialysis / CAPD / Renal Tx.
  • Experience of more than 1000 renal Tx as Nephrologist including cadaveric and live related Tx . 
  • Involved in CAPD programme actively and presented my work on CAPD in California, USA. 
  • Visited many Institutes /Universities nationally / internationally including University of Missouri Columbia, USA. 
  • Visiting Assistant Professor of division of nephrology, department of internal medicine, University of Missouri school of medicine, Columbia, USA.
  • Contributed chapters on various topics and many papers in books / journals of international and national repute.
  • Delivered many lectures and chaired sessions in various conferences.
  • Life member / Fellow of various national and international bodies including Member of Int. Society of Nephrology, member of National Academy of Med. Sciences, Fellow of Indian Soc. of Nephrology, Fellow of Indian College of Physicians.
  • Teaching medical graduates and postgraduates for last 23 years. 
  • Deputed as examiner in Nephrology of Osmania University Hyderabad.
  • Co-ordinator of DNB PROGRAMME in Nephrology at Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, N.Delhi.
  • Best Paper Award, for presentation of paper entitled “Role of serum IgE in Idiopathic Nephrotic Syndrome,” Presented in 26th convention of Indian College of Allergy and Applied Immunology 1992. 
  • Best oral presentation award for “Florid renal transplant fungal infection-better outcome with timely intervention” in 2nd International Congress on Transplantation and Kidney Diseases 1998.
  • Awarded Member of the National Academy of Medical Sciences (MAMS) at Jaipur on April 10th, 2004.
  • Dr.B.N.Mishra Oration on “Diagnosis and Treatment of Nephrotic Syndrome.” delivered in Annual Seminar IMA-AMS U.P. Chapter organized by IMA-AMS Agra, on 19th December 2004 held at Agra, U.P.
  • Awarded Fellow Indian Society of Nephrology (FISN) in recognition of Significant Contribution for the advancement of nephrology in the year 2003. 
  • Dr. G.S. Sainani & Dr. (Mrs) Pushpa G. Sainani Oration on “Overview on renal transplantation.”and for significant and outstanding contribution towards advancement of Clinical Medicine in India delivered in ??V Annual Conference 2006 organized by IACM of India, on 7th and 8th October 2006 held at Dehradun, U.P.

SCHOLARSHIP AND AWARDS

  • Merit Scholarship of S.N Medical college Agra in MBBS
  • Paper of Merit in Biochemistry, Physiology, Medicine, Surgery and Obst. & Gynae.
  • Dr. K.S. Mathur Gold Medal of Agra University for MD  (Gen, Medicine) Examination1988.
  • 3rd Prize, in the postgraduate symposium of AIDS Conducted by Indian Medical Association, held at Institute of Medical Sciences, BHU, Varanasi, in 1991.
  • Got Fellowship, of Banaras Hindu University to visit the Department of Nephrology KEM Hospital, Bombay in 1992.
  • Best Paper Award, for presentation of paper entitled “Role of serum IgE in Idiopathic Nephrotic Syndrome,” Presented in 26th convention of Indian College of Allergy and Applied Immunology 1992.
  • Best oral presentation award for “Florid renal transplant fungal infection-better outcome with timely intervention” in 2nd International Congress on Transplantation and Kidney Diseases 1998.
  • Visiting Assistant Professor in the Division of Nephrology, Department of internal medicine, University of Missouri – School of Medicine, Columbia, USA in 2000.
  • Awarded Member of the National Academy of Medical Sciences (MAMS) at Jaipur on April 10th, 2004.
  • Dr.B.N.Mishra Oration on “Diagnosis and Treatment of Nephrotic Syndrome.” delivered in Annual Seminar IMA-AMS U.P. Chapter organized by IMA-AMS Agra, on 19th December 2004 held at Agra, U.P.
  • Awarded Fellow Indian Society of Nephrology (FISN) in recognition of Significant Contribution for the advancement of nephrology in the year 2003.
  • Dr. G.S. Sainani & Dr. (Mrs) Pushpa G. Sainani Oration on “Overview on renal transplantation” and for significant and outstanding contribution towards advancement of Clinical Medicine in India delivered in ??V Annual Conference 2006 organized by IACM of India, on 7th  and 8th  October 2006 held at Dehradun, U.P.
  • Academic Achievements Award in recognition of paper “Renal Transplantation in HIV Patients” received from Dr. Prathap C Reddy , Chairman of Apollo Hospitals Group on 01/12/2014

Research and Publications

  • Total Publications: 59 (International as well National) Few of them are:
  • J Prakash, S.K Shahi, US Rai, SR Gadela, K Tripathi and DK Agarwal. Infectious complications in renal allograft recipients. Transplantation Proceedings 1992; 24 (5): 1943
  • RG Singh, DK Agarwal, Usha, A Jha, B Dubey, and V Bhargava. What decides: High mortality in paediatric acute renal failure? In Kobe Journal of Medical Sciences. 1993; Vol 39. No. 2
  • RG Singh, DK Agarwal, Usha, K.V. Johny and jaiprakash.10 yrs follow up of Idiopathic focal and segmental Glomerulosclerosis. Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation 1994; 5(3): 354-358
  • Singh RG, Usha, Agarwal DK, Basavraj, Prakash J. Fifteen years of experience of focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) in North India. Nephrology 1997 Vol.3, Supplement 1, S-99.
  • Agarwal DK, Sharma AP, Gupta A, Sharma RK, Masih SPP, Kumar R. Peritoneal equilibration test (PET) in Indian patients on CAPD: Does it affect patient outcome? (Abstract). Per. Dial Int. 2000; 20 (1): S5
  • Sharma AP, Gupta A, Sharma RK, Aggarwal DK, Sural S., Masih S. Serum albumin in CAPD patients. Its values of start (SAI), its drop (DSA), or its value during the course of CAPD (SA2): which predicts patient survival better? (Abstract) Per Dial. Int. 2000; 20 (1): S66. 
  • Agarwal DK, Sharma AP, Gupta A, Sharma RK, Masih SPP, Kumar R. Peritoneal equilibration test (PET) in Indian patients on CAPD: Does it affect patients outcome? Advances in Peritoneal Dialysis.2000; 16:148-151.
  • Sharma AP, Gupta A, Sharma RK, Agarwal DK, Sural S, Masih SY. Serum albumin in CAPD patients Its Value of start (SAI), its drop (DSA), or its value during the course of CAPD (SA2): Which predicts patient survival better? Advances in Peritoneal Dialysis.2000; 16:119-122
  • Agarwal DK, Mehta AR, Sharma AP, Sural S, Kumar A, Mehta B, Gupta A, Sharma RK Gupta RK. Coinfection with leprosy and tuberculosis in a renal transplant recipient. Neph Dial Transplantation 2000; 15:1720
  • Agarwal DK, Metha AR, Sharma AP, Gupta A, Gulati S, Kumar A, Mehta B, Gupta RK. Mycophenolate mofetil as an effective alternative to cyclosporine in post transplant hemolytic uremic syndrome. Nephro dial Transplantation 2000; 15: 2064
  • DK Agarwal, AK Gupta, PK Wahal. A study of serum myoglobin in acute myocardial infarction as early diagnostic indicator, by rapid latex agglutination test. Journal of Internal Medicine, Oct. – Dec 1992, Vol.4. No 4:63-67

Work Experience

  • Experience of 19 years in the field of Nephrology including specialization in Renal Transplant, haemodialysis, CAPD and all kidney problems and diseases along with critical kidney patients with emergency management Well experienced in handling kidney patients due to Diabetes and Hypertension and other diseases
  • Worked in various institutes of National and International repute as Senior consultant, Nephrologist like Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad,
  • Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow etc. Experienced at division of Nephrology,
  • Department of Medicine, University of Missouri, School of Medicine, Columbia, USA.
  • Working as Senior Consultant Nephrology, Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, N.Delhi since 23.10.2000.

Certifications & Professional Memberships

  • Life Member Association of Physicians of Indian 1990
  • Life Member Indian Society of Electrocardiology 1990
  • Life Member Indian Society of Nephrology 1991
  • Life Member Indian Society of Organ Transplantation 1991
  • Life Member Hyderabad Transplant forum 1994 Fellow Indian Assoc of Clinical Medicine 1994
  • Life Member Hypertension Society of India 1994 Life Member Indian Medical Association 1997
  • Fellow IMA Academy of Medical Specialties 1997 in Nephrology Fellow Indian College of Physicians 2001 Member (MAMS) National Academy of Medical 2003
  • Sciences (India) NAMS Fellow Indian Society of Nephrology (FISN) 2003

Medical Council Registration

DMC 14387

Special Interests

  • Kidney Transplant
  • Kidney diseases in DM & HTN
  • Peritoneal Dialysis & Haemodialysis
  • Renal Transplant in HIV patients & in ABO Incompatible patients
  • Intensive Renal Care
  • Cadaveric Renal Transplant

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