Dr Vidyashankar P Kidney specialist in Bangalore

Dr. Vidyashankar P

MBBS, DCH, DNB, DM (Nephrology)

Lead Consultant - Nephrology


Dr. Vidyashankar P. is the Lead Consultant Nephrologist. Underwent Nephrology training from prestigious Seth GS Medical College and King Edward Memorial Hospital, Mumbai under the renowned nephrologists, Dr. Alan F Almeida and Dr. N.K Hase. He is a Baxter Scienticia Scholar in CAPD University of Bejing. He excels in Percutaneous CAPD catheter insertion and Perm catheter insertion.

Dr. Vidyashankar’s expertise is in Critical care Nephrology, Transplantation, CAPD and Pediatric Nephrology. He is an active Member of Indian Society of Nephrology, Member of International Society of Nephrology and also a Member of European Dialysis and Transplantation Association. Having an appreciable number of publications and paper presentations nationally and internationally. Dr. Vidyashankar was involved in numerous research programs such as, Validity of Iron studies in the diagnosis of iron deficiency in the presence of inflammation of hemodialysis and pre-dialysis patients, Efficacy and safety of Lanthanum carbonate in the management of hyperphosphatemia of chronic kidney disease, Factors determining the inflammatory state in hemodialysis patients: a cross sectional study

Area of expertise

  • Adult Kidney transplantation
  • Pediatric kidney transplant
  • ABO incompatible kidney transplant
  • Diseased donor kidney transplant
  • High risk transplant like second transplant, sensitized patients
  • High DSA and anti HLA antibody patients
  • High PRA kidney transplants
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Dialysis / Hemodialysis
  • Acute Renal Failure
  • Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria) Treatment
  • Proteinuria
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Electrolyte Disorders
  • Hypertension Treatment

Awards and Recognitions

Third Position In MBBS Final Examination Conducted By The Gulbarga University, Karnataka. Winner Of Indian Academy Of Pediatrics Quiz At Zonal Level, 1999 (Bangalore), Held By Indian Academy Of Pediatricians.

Won the First Prize In National Neonatology Forum Quiz At Zonal Level, 2001 (Trichur), Held By Indian Academy Of Pediatricians.

Secured Rank 1 in All India Entrance Examination Conducted By Directorate Of Medical Education, Maharashtra.

Won the First Prize In Nephropathology Quiz at The Renal Pathology National Work Shop (2006) Held In Mumbai Khurdeshji Bhurjis Best Research Paper in West Zone 2006 For Determinants Of Inflammation In Hemodialysis Patients.

First Position In DM Nephrology Examination-Mumbai University Memberships Karnataka Medical Council International Society of Nephrology (ISN) Indian Society of Nephrology (ISN) European society of dialysis and transplantation