Dr Abi Abraham M. is recognized nationally as well as internationally as an expert in the field of nephrology and kidney transplantation.
After a brilliant academic career both as an undergraduate and postgraduate student from the prestigious Christian Medical College (CMC), Vellore, he stayed on at CMC as a faculty there for 7 years. As a core faculty member, he was actively involved in patient care, training of postgraduates and research. He left CMC as Associate Professor and joined Lakeshore hospital in 2002 . He is presently working as the director of nephrology and renal transplant services at Lakeshore Hospital. He has performed more than 1500 renal transplants at Lakeshore hospital including sensitized, across the blood group (ABO incompatible transplants), re-transplants, elderly transplant and pediatric transplants. Under his leadership, Lakeshore hospital has emerged as a leader in renal transplantation particularly for recipients with complex problems (sensitized, across the blood group, elderly as well as paediatric) attracting patients from the entire state as well as neighbouring states, Maldives, Middle East and few African countries.. His other areas of expertise include critical care nephrology, reducing the progression of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), Lupus Nephritis and Vasculitis and fluid and electrolyte disorders. Under his leadership, the unit performs the maximum number of Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT) in the state. He has been awarded fellowships of Royal College of Physicians Glasgow (FRCP), American Society of Nephrology (FASN) and Indian Society of Nephrology (FISN).
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Dr Abi Abraham M recognized nationally as well as internationally as an expert in the field of nephrology and kidney transplantation. He has more than 23 years of experience both as a clinician and academician. He has a wide range of experience in renal transplantation, critical care nephrology, vasculitis, lupus and electrolyte disorders. He has been awarded three prestigious fellowships, has widely cited publications in peer-reviewed journals, memberships in many renal societies and held administrative positions in organizations..