The Department of Nephrology at VPS Lakeshore conducted a two day long transplant update for nephrologists and post graduate trainees at Hotel Crowne Plaza, Kochi on 29th and 30th April, 2017. The meeting was attended by nephrologists from the entire state and different parts of the country. Dignitaries who spoke included DR Vinay Sakhuja, former dean of PGI Chandigarh and Dr Santhosh Varghese, professor and head of nephrology at CMC Vellore.
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..