Nephrology Services at KLE Hospital, Belagavi


3 Doctors


Dr. Mallikarjun Shivaputrappa Karishetti (Khanpet)

Department of nephrology started in 1993 under supervision of physician Dr. Kalaghate with 1 hemodialysis machine. Dr. Mallikarjun Karishetti ( khanpet) joined the department in 2005 and later Dr. Ritesh Vernekar and Dr. Ravi Sarvi joined and established the department. Started BSc dialysis technician course in 2020 with yearly intake of 10 and DM nephrology course in 2021with 3 students per year.

Department has 40 hemodialysis machines, 2 SLEED machines, dedicated post renal transplant ICU.

Provision for treatment of critical patients, point of care dialysis at most critical areas.

Department caters services in following areas. Critical care areas like medical ICU, post surgical, cardiology, cardiothoracic, obstetric and gynaecology, neurology.

Acute kidney injury, chronic kidney disease, mantainance hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis for acute and for mantainance.

Active Transplant programme, living related as well cadaveric is going on.

Department has close working relationship with urology, pead nephrology, nuclear medicine , microbiology and radiology

Department has established, schedule of teaching with in house faculty as well from overseas ( Australia) and other nephrology colleague( MPUH Nadiad).

Department pursuing active research in nephrology with multiple publications.

  • CRRT and across blood group transplant and swap transplant

  • Acute kidney injury
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Diabetic nephropathy
  • Hypertension
  • Cystic disease of the kidney
  • Renal transplantation and further care of living or cadaveric


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Nephrology Expert at KLE Hospital - Dr. Mallikarjun Shivaputrappa Karishetti

Dr. Mallikarjun Shivaputrappa Karishetti (Khanpet)

MD Medicine DNB Nephrology
Chief Consultant

Dr. Ritesh R Vernekar

MBBS, DM Nephrology
Consultant, Nephrology Dept

Dr. Ravi Sarvi

MD(Internal Medicine), DM(Nephrology)
Consultant Nephrologist and Transplant Physician