VIMS & RC started the department of Nephrology in 2005 with the vision of providing quality services to underprivileged patients at affordable cost. Nephrology is the study of kidneys and disorders associated with them.
Our specialists are well versed and have expertise in treating different kidney disorders. They use evidence-based treatments to offer a multi-disciplinary approach to resolve ailments related to kidneys. The department administers comprehensive nephrology services, including:

  • Nephrology Consultation
  • Haemodialysis services to inpatients and outpatients
  • Peritoneal dialysis (CAPD)
  • Renal transplantation

Nephrology consultation is available from 9 AM to 4 PM on all working days.

The Haemodialysis unit at Vydehi Hospital collaborates with Fresenius Medical Care (Dialysis Service) India Pvt. Ltd. to provide quality dialysis at an affordable cost. We provide 24/7 haemodialysis facilities to patients.
 We have the following facilities at the dialysis unit.

  • It has state-of-the-art ten brand new Fresenius 4008s machines, one 5008 model brand new CRRT machine and one multi-filtrate model CRRT Fresenius machine.
  • We support ICU dialysis in Medical ICU, Neurosurgical, and CTVS ICUs.
  • There is a separate machine dedicated to HCV-infected patients. 

There are facilities for peritoneal dialysis catheter implantation and CAPD (Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis). The Government of Karnataka has recognised the department of nephrology for conducting successful Renal transplantation.