Dr Ramesh Kumar Hotchandani Nephrologist

Dr Ramesh Kumar Hotchandani


30 Years of Experience

Sikarin Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand

  • Dr Ramesh Kumar is highly experienced & coveted Nephrologist in India.
  • He has rich experience of more than 30 years.
  • He did his MBBS from Kurukshetra University & MD from Rohtak University after which he pursued MRCP from Glasgow.
  • He was honored with the prestigious Padma Shri in 1992 and the Padma Bhushan in 2003 by the President of India for his pioneering, notable and continued contributions to nephrology.
  • Dr Kumar has played a very important part in starting hemodialysis and kidney transplantation in Northern India.
  • He is a introduced continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) in India & has been leading the creation of dialysis centres all across Northern India.
  • Dr Kumar has played a major role in starting the artificial kidney program including kidney transplantation at AIIMS, Delhi.
  • He is globally recognized for identification of cytotoxic drug – Cyclophosphamide induced sterility.
  • His struggle of 20 years for the Artificial Organ Transplant Act, was recognized and passed in Parliament in May 1994.
  • He is member of many international and national nephrology societies.
  • Dr Kumar has had the privilege of being personal physician to renowned Indian & global, political & business dignitaries.
  • He has worked with some of the well-known doctors like Late (Dr) Mary G. McGeown at Queen’s University, N. Ireland and Sir Professor H.E. DeWardener at Charing Cross Hospital Medical School, London.  

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  • MBBS, 1977, Kurukshetra University 
  • MD, 1980, Rohtak University 
  • MRCP, 1982, Nephrology from Royal College Of Physicians Of Surgeons Of Glasgow

Awards and Recognitions

  • Dr Ramesh Kumar was awarded the prestigious Padma Shri in 1992 and the Padma Bhushan in 2003 by the President of India for his pioneering, notable and continued contributions to nephrology.
  • Dr Kumar has been instrumental in starting haemodialysis and kidney transplantation in Northern India.


10 procedures across 4 departments

Find Chronic Kidney Disease Treatment Abroad   Chronic kidney disease or  chronic kidney failure describes the gradual loss of kidney function over period of few months or year. Kidneys filter wastes and excess fluids from  blood, which are then excreted in urine. In the early stages of chronic kidney disease, you may have few signs or symptoms and may not become apparent until your kidney function is significantly impaired. chronic kidney disease can

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Hydronephrosis Treatment treatments abroad,

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Kidney Cancer Treatment Abroad The abnormal growth of tumor or cancer cells in kidneys is known as kidney cancer. The most common type of kidney cancer found in adults is renal cell carcinoma which occurs in renal tubules. Renal tubules help in cleaning blood and making urine. They mostly remain in kidneys; however, they can spread to other body parts too. In children, Wilms’ Tumor can be found in kidneys.

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Kidney dialysis is a treatment which usually involves using a machine to take over kidney function to filter toxins, waste, and excess fluid from the body. The treatment is required by patients whose kidneys are not functioning properly. The kidneys serve the function of filtering the blood to remove excess fluid and waste products by turning them into urine.

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Nephrology Consultation treatments abroad,

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Kidney Stones Treatment abroad, A kidney stone may not cause symptoms until it moves around within your kidney or passes into your ureter — the tube connecting the kidney and bladder. At that point, you may experience these signs and symptoms: Severe pain in the side and back, below the ribs Pain that radiates to the lower abdomen and groin Pain that comes in waves and fluctuates in intensity Pain on urination Pink, red or brown urine Cloudy or foul-smelling urine Naus

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Kidney Transplant (Living Related Donor) treatments abroad, A kidney transplant is a surgical procedure to place a healthy kidney from a living or deceased donor into a person whose kidneys no longer function properly. The kidneys are two bean-shaped organs located on each side of the spine just below the rib cage. Each is about the size of a fist. Their main function is to filter and remove waste, minerals, and fluid from the blood by producing urine. When your kidneys lose this filter

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