Dr. Gaurav Sagar

Dr. Gaurav Sagar
Dr. Gaurav Sagar

Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi


Dr. Gaurav Sagar
Consultant – Nephrology
Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi

Profile Snapshot

  • Dr. Gaurav Sagar is currently working as a consultant nephrologist at Apollo Indraprastha Hospital, New Delhi. He has over ten years of experience in renal medicine with special interest in vascular access, kidney transplant and critical care nephrology.
  • Dr. Sagar has been a pioneer in practicing and promoting Interventional Nephrology in North India and was part of the team which conducted the first ABO incompatible transplant in North India.


  • Adult Nephrology
  • Dialysis / Haemodialysis
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria) Treatment
  • Acute Renal Failure
  • Laparoscopic Nephrectomy
  • Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) treatment
  • Kidney Failure Treatment
  • Kidney Dialysis
  • Ureteroscopy (URS)
  • Kidney Stone Treatment
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hemodiafiltration (HDF)
  • Renal (Kidney) Surgery
  • Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy

Work Experience

  • House Job at LNJPN Hospital
  • Senior Resident at L.H.M.C and Associated Hospitals
  • Specialist at Charak Palika Hospital
  • DNB Fellow at Indraprastha Apollo Hospital


  • MBBS – G B Pant Hospital / Moulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, 1996
  • MD – Medicine – Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi, 2002
  • DNB – Nephrology – National Board Of Examination, 2009


  • Indian Medical Association (IMA)
  • Indian Society of Nephrology (ISN)

Awards & Recognitions

  • Dr. Sagar organized the first Workshop in Intervention Nephrology in North India.
  • He is also known for being amongst the first few nephrologists in India who has received a formal training to do tunneled dialysis catheter. In the last three years he has done more than 50 tunnelled dialysis catheters.
  • He was instrumental in organizing a workshop on vascular access, the first of its kind in India in corroboration with DNS in September 2010. The workshop had excellent attendance with accolades from all those who attended.
  • He was part of the team which carried out all combined liver-kidney transplant cases in last three years. His experience in liver transplant has helped him understand the complexities associated with this challenging field.
  • He had a poster presentation in the prestigious vascular access conference at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia titled “End of the road therapy: Vascular access in a difficult situation”.
  • He has come up with the concept of vascular access clinic which hopefully would soon be shaping up.
  • He is also working on angioplasty and stenting of occluded AVF which he hopes to develop in next 2-3 years. Surveillance of vascular access is also an area of special interest where he is pursuing research.
  • He is a part of the team which carried out the first successful ABO incompatible renal transplant at Indraprastha Apollo Hospital. He has ample experience in managing difficult situations in renal transplant


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