Department of Nephrology

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Department of Nephrology

Valluvanad hospital is the first hospital in Palakkad district to have a full time Nephrologist.The department is headed by Dr S P Maharajan MBBS,MD,DM who has experience in major centres like Global Hospital Chennai. 

Special features of Nephrology Department are:

  • Full fledged Dialysis unit with state-of-the-art Fresenius 4008 S dialysis machines
  • Dialysis for Snake bite, poisoning,Dengue fever,Leptospirosis(Rat fever),CKD,diabetic nephropathy etc
  • Dialysis catheter insertion
  • Permcath insertion
  • Continuous Ambulatory Peritonial dialysis catheter insertion and CAPD follow up
  • Kidney biopsy
  • Renal transplantation follow up
  • Jugular and femoral catheter insertion


News & Events

  • The first 1.5 Tesla 16 Channel Silent MRI and 128 Slice CT in Palakkad district started functioning in Valluvanad Hospital.

  • Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery launched under the guidance of Dr Jyothish K, MDS & Dr Arun V, MDS

  • The Departments of Cardiology,Nephrology and Oncology have been empaneled under the Medical Reimbursement Scheme for Government Employees.

  • E P study facility launched. The First hospital in Malabar with this facility.

  • A full -fledged Dialysis Unit With Fresenius 4008 S Dialysis machines has been launched .

  • Emergence into a renowned centre for safe and painless deliveries.

  • Department of Plastic Surgery started & functioning from 20-01-2020.

  • Annual CME on Management Of Monsoon Illness( Valluvanad Crtiticare 2019) was held on 28-07-2019.