Abirami Kidney Care - Karur

Dr. T. Saravanan

Dr. T. Saravanan MD.,(Gen Med), DM.,(Nephrology)
Medical Director & CEO
Consultant Nephrologist and Transplant Physician

Education and Qualification
  • MBBS in February 2005 – Rajah Muthaiah Medical College, Annamalai university, Chidambaram, Tamilnadu, India
  • MD General Medicine – Completed in 2008 – Rajah Muthaiah Medical College, Annamalai university, Chidambaram, Tamilnadu, India.
  • DM Nephrology – PSG Institute of medical sciences – Coimbatore – Tamilnadu MGR University – Completed in August 2013.
Work Experience
  • Consultant Nephrologist at KMCH Speciality hospital, Erode Since September 2013 – November 2017 – Performed 7 Cadaveric Renal Transplantation and 8 Live related Renal transplants.
Clinical Competencies
  • Performed more than 500 Ultra sound guided hemodialysis catheter insertion.
  • Performed around 200 Fluoroscopic guided tunneled hemodialysis catheter insertion.
  • Assisted in the care of around 60 renal transplantations.
  • Performed around 1000 ultrasound guided renal biopsies.
  • Percutaneous peritoneal dialysis catheter insertion.
  • Performed more than 32 successful Renal Transplant’s in Erode.
Publications & Presentations at Conferences
  • International conference – ERA-EDTA 2016 – Poster presentation of ‘Predictors of QOL in indian patients on Maintenance hemodialysis”
  • Publication in 68th Scientific Sessions Abstract Book, the June 2008 supplement to the journal Diabetes – American Diabetes Association (ADA)
    Title of Paper – Spectrum of Inflammatory Markers (Tumor Necrosis Factor α, Interleukin-6, Sialic Acid, High Sensitive C – reactive protein) in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Patients in South-Indian Population.
  • A study on quality indicators in a maintenance hemodialysis unit
    Oral Presentation – Indian Society of Nephrology Conference – 2011 conducted at Hyderabad
  • Cutaneous Zygomycosis in a Continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis patient
    Poster presentation in PDSICON 2011 – Chennai, India
    Published in Med-E journal (November – December 2012, Volume- 2, Number – 6)
  • A Prospective study of determinants of quality of life using WHOQOL BREF scale in patients on maintenance hemodialysis – awaiting publication in Indian Journal of nephrology
  • A rare case of nephritic syndrome caused by LCDD
    Poster presentation- Indian society of nephrology conference – 2011 conducted at Hyderabad
  • Attended ERA_EDTA – 2017 at Madrid.
  • Received Mayan Awards-2018 for being a leading light of Nephrology from Lt. Governor of Pudhuchery Mrs.Kiran Bedi IPS.,
  • Kidney Transplant Fellowship in Mayo Clinic-Rochester, USA-in August 2019.
Areas of Interest
  • Kidney paired donation transplantation program
  • Care of continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis patients
  • Management of vascular access failure
  • Interventional nephrology