Dr. Vijay Kher

Chairman Nephrology , Kidney and Urology Institute


Set up high-volume Nephrology departments at several major hospitals in North India

Inspector for DNB and DM recognition for National Board of Examination and Medical Council of India

Published more than 180 research articles in peer reviewed journals

With more than 40 years of experience, Dr. Vijay Kher is among the best nephrologists in India. He has set up successful Nephrology departments at Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srin..

Medical Qualifications

Clinical Fellowship NephrologyUniversity of Cincinnati, Medical Centre, USA1983
Research Fellowship HypertensionHenry Ford Hospital, Detroit, USA1981
DNB (Nephrology)National Boards, India1980
DM (Nephrology)PGIMER, Chandigarh1979
MD (Internal Medicine)PGIMER, Chandigarh1977
MBBSGlancy  Medical College, Amritsar1973

Specialization and Expertise

  • Clinical Immunosuppression
  • ABO Incompatible Transplantation
  • Paired Exchange Donation
  • Steroid Free Immunosuppression

Memberships & Certifications

  • American Society of Nephrology
  • International Society of Nephrology
  • Indian Society of Nephrology, Scientific and Credential Committee Past Chairman
  • Transplantation Society
  • Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative

Awards & Accomplishments

  • Professor K L Wig Oration, 2013, 2013
  • J M Patel Oration, 2009
  • R T Jain Oration, 2007
  • Dr. B S Chaubey Oration, 2006
  • Delhi Nephrology Society Oration, 2006
  • Khullar Oration, 2005
  • R K Jalota Oration, 1992
  • Best Paper Award, Indian Society of Nephrology Annual conference, 2009


  • Nephrology (Carlton) 2018 :   Methodological Challenges to collecting Clinical and Economic Outcome Data: Lessons from the Pilot Dialysis Outcomes India Study. March 2018, 2018
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  • Kidney International 2018 :   Primary outcomes of the Monitoring in Dialysis Study indicate that clinically significant arrhythmias are common in hemodialysis patients and related to dialytic cycle, 2018
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  • Pediatric Transplant 2018 :   Pediatric ABO-incompatible kidney transplantation: Evolving with the advancing apheresis technology: A single-center experience, 2018
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  • The Journal of Vascular Access 2018 :   Haemodialysis vascular access: current practices amongst Indian nephrologists, 2018
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  • Hemodialysis International 2018 :   Feasibility of sustained low efficiency dialysis in critically sick pediatric patients: A multicentric retrospective study, 2018
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  • J Assoc Physicians India :   Management of Hypertension in Chronic Kidney Disease: Consensus Statement by an Expert Panel of Indian Nephrologists, 2017
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  • Kidney International :   A novel CFHR1-CFHR5 hybrid leads to a familial dominant C3 glomerulopathy, 2017
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  • Asian J Transfus Sci :   Median channel shift less than the cutoff in flow cytometric crossmatch: Not to be ignored, 2017
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  • Pediatr Transplant :   Pediatric renal transplant practices in India, 2018
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  • Kidney International :   Understanding kidney care needs and implementation strategies in low- and middle-income countries: conclusions from a "Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes" (KDIGO) Controversies Conference, 2016
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