Dr. Raj Kumar Sharma

Director - Nephrology & Kidney Transplant Medicine Nephrology , Kidney and Urology Institute


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Former Director & Head of Nephrology at SGPGI, Lucknow

Completed fellowships from International Society of Nephrology and American Society of Nephrology

Recipient of Vigyan Gaurav Award, Council of Science and Technology, Uttar Pradesh in 2011

Dr. Raj Kumar Sharma is the head of department, Nephrology at Medanta Lucknow. He is a former Director and Head of Department, Nephrology at Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow and also former Director, Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia . He was a member, Board of Governors, Government Post Graduate Institute of Health Sciences, Greater Noida and was a member, State Authorizing Committee (HOTA) for Organ Transplantation, Uttar Pradesh. Dr. Sharma was also Co-Chairman, Expert Group for Kidney Diseases, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. He is also an expert member, Committee SEC (Cardiovascular and Renal) of DCGI, DGHS, Government of India since 2016.

Dr. Sharma has more than 353 research papers published in national and international journals of repute. He has authored chapters in more than 25 books. He is Emeritus Editor of Indian Journal of Transplantation and Indian Journal of Nephrology. He is also the former Chief Editor of Clinical Queries Nephrology.

Medical Qualifications

F.I.SO.TIndian Society of Organ Transplantation -
F.I.SNFellow of International Society of Nephrology, USA2005
F.A.S.NFellow American Society of Nephrology2004
F.A.M.S (Nephrology) M.N.A.M.SNational Academy of Medical Sciences, New Delhi1996
D.N.B NephrologyNational Board of Examination, New Delhi1981
M.D. (Medicine)Delhi University1979
M.B.B.S.Delhi University1974