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Dr. Maheiish Rokade - Best Nephrologist in Pune

A nephrologist is a doctor or specialist in treating infections of the kidney. In addition to the fact that nephrologists have a specialty on diseases that explicitly influence the kidney, but at the same time, they also have a vast knowledge of how kidney infection or disinfection can influence different parts of your body. For this, a nephrologist performs various tests to check the health of your kidney which includes Blood tests and urine tests. Dr Maheiish Rokade is a Consultant Nephrologist in Pune and Transplant Physician practicing in Pune for the past 10 years.

Dr. Maheiish Rokade has a passion for Nephrology and has a vision to touch upon lives of kidney failure patients by spreading awareness about kidney disease. He is one of the Best Nephrologist in Pune.

As a Nephrologist in Pune, he provides treatment for kidney stones, hemolytic uremic syndrome, kidney infections, kidney cancer, nephrotic syndrome, polycystic kidney disease, chronic kidney disease, kidney swelling due to glomerulonephritis or interstitial nephritis, protein or blood in the urine, renal artery stenosis, end-stage kidney disease, Acute & Chronic kidney failure.

With that, Dr Maheiish Rokade treats other factors that cause kidney disease or dysfunction, including high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, autoimmune conditions, such as lupus, medications

Best Nephrologist in Pune

Patients

1425

Treatments

1200

Year Of Experience

10

Nephrology FAQ

What is Nephrology?

Nephrology is a part of medicinal science that focuses on the diseases of Kidneys and their treatment.

What do the kidneys do?

The kidneys are essential for life with their complex system of veins and complex system of tubes and tubules that filter blood of its waste items and overabundance water.
The kidneys keep up the liquid, electrolyte, and acid-base regulation that are modified by several illness conditions also drugs and poisons.

What is the difference between Urology and Nephrology?

The fields of nephrology and urology share some overlap since the two of them include the kidneys. While a nephrologist centers around ailments and conditions that affect the kidney directly, a urologist centers around diseases and conditions that can influence the male and female urinary tract.

The urinary tract incorporates the kidneys, yet additionally a few different parts, for example, the ureters, bladder, and urethra. A urologist likewise works with the male conceptive organs, for example, the penis, testicles, and prostate. Urologist treat following diseases:
• prostate enlargement
• Urinary tract cancer
• Enlargement of prostate
• Cysts in Kidney etc.
While Nephrologist treats:
Hypertension
Kidney failure
Acute Kidney Injury
Chronic Kidney Disease etc.

When to visit a nephrologist?

Your primary doctor can help you preventing the early stages of the kidney diseases, But, sometimes these early stages may not have any symptoms. Daily testing can help monitoring the kidney function and diseases if you have
• recurring kidney stones
• heart disease
• acute chronic kidney disease
• high blood pressure
• a rare or inherited cause of kidney disease
• diabetes
• Excess of blood or protein in your urine
• a family history of kidney problems

Does a nephrologist perform surgery?

A nephrologist check patient with problems related to kidney disease. They perform various test i.e. Blood & Urine test to check the health of Kidney. In few cases they also suggest X ray, CT scan, Ultrasound or kidney biopsy. A nephrologist doesn’t perform any surgery. Surgeries are usually performed by Urologist.

What types of Test Nephrologist Perform?

There are lot of tests which can be used to find out the health of your kidneys. These tests are performed on either a blood or pee sample.
Blood tests
• Glomerular filtration rate (GFR). This test quantifies how well your kidneys are separating your blood.
• Serum creatinine. Creatinine is a waste item and is available at more elevated levels in the blood of individuals with kidney dysfunction.
• Blood urea nitrogen (BUN). As with creatinine, discovering high-level of this waste item in the blood is an indication of kidney dysfunction.
Urine tests
• Urinalysis. This test finds out the presence of anomalous measures of blood, glucose, protein, or microscopic organisms.
• Albumin/creatinine proportion (ACR). This pee test quantifies the measure of the protein albumin in your pee. albumin in the pee is an indication of kidney dysfunction.
With that, there are another test also i.e.:
• Ultrasounds, V-Rays, CT scans for imaging tests of the kidneys,
• dialysis,
• kidney biopsies
• kidney transplants

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