Girish Namagondlu

Dr.Girish Namagondlu
Consultant Nephrologist and Transplant physician
Renal Transplant

Dr Girish is a specialist in Nephrology with a brilliant academic career, which formed a sound foundation for this clinical practice. Having trained in some of the world renowned hospitals in UK, he has gained expertise in the field of nephrology and is able to handle the most challenging cases.

His responsibilities included managing around 100 hemodialysis cases every week. He has been involved in specialty clinics like general Nephrology, Transplant, hemodialysis and pre transplant and liver donor assessment. He has managed High Dependency Unit for renal transplant cases. He has vast experience in renal procedures like tunneled hemodialysis lines, PD catheters and renal biopsies.

His major interest is in management of acute post transplant cases, including common immediate and late complications. He also manages post kidney and pancreas transplant cases and prescription of immunosuppressants, along with dose adjustment and complications. He is an active member of the Multi-disciplinary team for high risk transplants. Has worked as part of a team involved in the management of ABO incompatible transplants

In addition, he is an expert in management of Acute Kidney Injury patients on hemofiltration. Consequent to his work in different types of hospitals he has experience in management of acute and chronic kidney disease. He has regularly co-ordinated with a team of physicians and led hemodialysis access planning, adequacy, anemia and bone profile decisions

He performs medical insertions of peritoneal dialysis catheter and its complications, dialysis prescription and changes.

He values ethics and practices evidence based medicine and follows international and national protocols in patient management. His communication skills in counselling patients and family has enabled him to get the patients to come for follow up and long term treatment.


  • Nephrology
  • Renal Transplant

Special Interest

  • Transplant related nephrology


Previous Organizations

1 Consultant Nephrologist, Apollo Hospitals, Bangalore India from October 2013 till joining Columbia Asia
2 Consultant Nephrologist, Royal London Hospital, Barts Health NHS Trust, UK from October 2012 to September 2013
3 Post CCT Renal Fellow at Royal London Hospital, Barts Health NHS Trust, UK from January 2012 to September 2012


MBBS Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Bangalore India 2001
MRCP( General Medicine )Royal College of Physicians, UK2006
MRCP and CSST in Nephrology and General MedicineRoyal College of Physicians, UK2011
EDTM (European Diploma of Transplant Medicine) European Society of Organ transplantation2013


  • Endovascular repair of symptomatic hemodialysis access graft pseudo aneurysms
    LINK : Journal of vascular access, August 2013 9:0 (0): ) (epub ahead of publication )
  • Standardising home visits to identify risk factors for peritonitis-impact of home hygiene, exchange technique and patient motivation
Bashettihalli, Doddaballapur, Bangalore – 561203, Karnataka, India
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