Dr. Avinash Ignatius

MD (Internal Med), DM (Nephro)

Senior Consultant and HOD

Department of Nephrology

Areas of Expertise:

  • Nephrology: Acute Kidney Disease, Chronic Kidney Disease, Critical Care Nephrology
  • Dialysis: Hemodialysis, Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Kidney Transplant: Live or Deceased Donor Kidney Transplant


  • MBBS (2000)

Vijaynagar Institute of Medical Sciences, Bellary, Karnataka

  • MD Internal Medicine (2004)

St John's Medical College, Bengaluru, Karnataka

  • DM Nephrology (2009)

All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi

Years of Experience:

18 years


English, Hindi, Marathi

Additional Information:

  • Founder Member and Treasurer: Pune Branch of Indian Society of Nephrology
  • Life Member: Indian Society of Nephrology, Ind Soc Organ Transplantation
  • Member: International Society of Nephrology, European Renal Association

Awards and Achievements

  • Nephrologist of the Year 2020, issued by Navbharat Times
  • Healthcare Leadership Award - Pune, issued by CMO Asia - Oct 2018
  • Icons of HealthIcons of Health, issued by Times of India - Dec 2018
  • Leadership and Delegation Programme for Nephrologists, Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad – March 2019
  • UVA Darden Executive Education & Lifelong Learning: - Executive Management Program for Healthcare Professionals - Jun 2021


  • A Successful Renal Transplant after Cytomegalovirus Colitis in a Dialysis Patient. Saudi Journal of Kidney Disease and Transplantation 23(1):133-134. - Jan 1, 2012
  • Acute Kidney Injury in Children. Childhood Renal Disorders (pp.15-33): Elsevier (ISBN 978-81-312-3024-4) - Jan 1, 2011
  • Nutritional Management in Nephrotic Syndrome. Kidney Disease and Nutrition (pp. 36-46): Elsevier (ISBN 978-81-312-2763-3) - Jan 1, 2011
  • Dialysis. End Stage Renal Disease (pp. 109-135): Elsevier (ISBN 978-81-312-2629-2) - Jan 1, 2010
  • Swine influenza: nephrologist's perspective. Iranian Journal of Kidney Diseases 3(3), 175-6. - Jan 1, 2009.

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