Dr. C. Arvind
Profile of Dr. C. Arvind
Dr. C. Arvind completed his graduation (MBBS) from the Govt Medical College in Mysore with Distinction in 1989 and went on to do his post-graduation (DNB) in General Medicine in Madras. He was awarded the prestigious Commonwealth Scholarship ODASSS to undergo training in Nephrology at the Hammersmith Hospital, Royal Post-Graduate Medical School in London, U.K. He completed the Diplomate in Nephrology Examinations of the University of London with a mark of Distinction in 1995.
Over the next 5 years (1997-2002) he worked as a Nephrologist at the Singapore General Hospital in Singapore gaining experience in this field, and enjoying a prolonged stint in research, having published and presented several papers.
He joined Bangalore Hospital in 2003, then Agadi Hospital, The Sagar Hospitals and the Sharada Dhanavanthari Charitable Dialysis Centre as a Consultant Nephrologist.
He is the Past President (Convenor) of the Nephrology Association of Karnataka (NAK). Through the NAK, he has set up a website (www.nak.org.in) for kidney patients with information on kidney disease and how to prevent it. He was the Organizing Secretary of the 1st Symposium of the Nephrology Association of Karnataka in 2009. He has been a speaker and / or a chairperson in several conferences, CMEs and meetings and continues to indulge in clinical research.
Lately, he has taken to twitter to converse with the world on Nephrology topics. He has set up a Nephrology case discussion forum called #ECNeph and has connected with Nephrologists in 18 countries all over the world
- MBBS- Govt Medical College in Mysore
- MD – Madras
- Diplomate in Nephrology - University Of London, UK
- Awarded the Lalana Narayan Gold Medal for highest aggregate marks in general surgery in the final year MBBS examinations.
- Awarded the prestigious Commonwealth Scholarship (ODASSS) for higher studies in the U.K.
- Passed the University of London Diploma in Nephrology examinations of June 1995 with Distinction.
- Awarded the prestigious Commonwealth Scholarship ODASSS to undergo training in Nephrology at the Hammersmith Hospital, Royal Post-Graduate Medical School in London, U.K.
- Past President (Convenor) of the Nephrology Association of Karnataka (NAK).
- Organizing Secretary of the 1st Symposium of the Nephrology Association of Karnataka in 2009.
- Speaker and / or a chairperson in several conferences, CMEs and meetings and continues to indulge in clinical research.
- Won the Nathan Hellman Social Media Award for the year 2018, an award given for the dissemination of Nephrology world-wide through social media.
- Prominent member and Lead on the Social Media Committees of various conferences including the World Congress of Nephrology 2017 in Mexico, the AVATAR 2017 Conference in Goa.
- Team Leader for the Social Media Committee of ISNCON 2017 in New Delhi.
- Appointed as the Team Leader for ISNeducation as well as a member of the ISN Education Working Group and has been successful in harnessing his Social Media skill-set in Melbourne where his team covered the World Congress of Nephrology in April 2019 on Facebook and Twitter.
- Disseminated intravascular coagulation as a cause for haemorrhage in a case of Polycythaemia Rubra Vera. The Antiseptic, 1991, vol 88, no: 6, 293-295.
- A variant albumin in a Maldivian woman. The Antiseptic, 1992, vol 89, no: 2, 71-72.
- A case of hepato-bronchial fistula diagnosed by hepato-biliary scintigraphy. Bombay Hospital Journal, 1992, vol 34, no: 2, 203-206.
- Hepato-biliary Scintigraphy in the diagnosis of biliary disease. The Antiseptic, 1992, vol 89, no: 6, 299-302.
- A case of non-secreting/non-releasing type of Multiple Myeloma. The Antiseptic, 1993, vol 90, no: 6, 286-289.
- A retrospective study of 1247 cases of intra-cranial tuberculomata diagnosed by computerised tomography. J Assoc Physicians India, 1993, vol 41, no: 9, 559-561.
- Is the abdomen still a Pandora’s Box? The Antiseptic, 1994, vol 91, no: 2, 54-56.
- Management of Steinstrasse in post-renal lithotripsy patients.Indian Journal of Surgery, 1994, vol 56, no: 2, 66-72.
- Descending thoracic Aortic dissection. The Antiseptic, 1994, vol 91, no: 3, 102-104.
- Biliary Lithotripsy - A review of 89 cases. Bombay Hospital Journal, 1999, vol 36, no: 2, 217-20
- Analysis of risk factors in Urolithiasis. The Antiseptic, 1994, vol 91, no: 5, 161-164. Dialyser Reuse. Indian Journal of Nephrologv, 1996, vol 6, no: 3, 71-80.
- Role of blood transfusion in renal transplantation: is it still effective in the cyclosporine era? Journal of the Association of Physicians of India, 1997, vol 45, no: 6, 473-479
- Analgesic Nephropathy. Journal of the Indian Medical Association, 1997, vol 95, no 5, 138-141
- Secondary Hyperkalemic paralysis due to renal failure. Indian Journal of Nephrology,1997, vol 7,no: 1, 22-24.
- Renal emphysema. Journal of the Association of Physicians of India, 1997, vol 45, no: 9, 739-740
- Secondary Polycythemia in association with Membranous Nephropathy. Journal of the Association of Physicians of India. 1997, vol 45, no:10, p 817.
- Conversion from twice daily Sandimmune Cyclosporine to once daily Neoral in renal transplant recipients. Transplantation Proceedings, November 2000 ; 32 (7):1681-2
- Hypomagnesaemia. J Indian Med Assoc. Oct 2000; 98 (10):644-5
- The Birth of ISN Education. Kidney International November 2017, Volume 92, Issue 5, Pages 1024–1028
- Twitter-based case conferences - an online learning tool for nephrologists. EMJ Nephrol. 2018;6:47-48. Abstract Review No. AR4
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