Dr. Vijay Kher

Dr. Vijay Kher
Dr. Vijay Kher

Medanta - The Medicity, Gurugram


Dr. Vijay Kher
Chairman – Nephrology, Kidney & Urology Institute
Medanta – The Medicity, Gurugram

Profile Snapshot

  • Dr. Vijay Kher is a nephrologist or renal specialist with over 31 years of experience. He currently practices at Medanta Mediclinic in Defence Colony, Delhi. He did his MBBS from Glancy Medical College, Amritsar. He completed his DNB – General Medicine from Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh in 1977.
  • He is a member of American Society of Nephrology, Indian Society of Nephrology (ISN), Indian Society of Organ Transplantation (ISOT) and International Society of Nephrology (ISN). Some of the services provided by the doctor are: ABO Incompatible Transplantation, Steroid Free Immunosuppression, Clinical Immunosuppression, Kidney Disease Treatment and Acute Renal Failure etc.


  • ABO Incompatible Transplantation
  • Steroid Free Immunosuppression
  • Clinical Immunosuppression
  • Kidney Disease Treatment
  • Acute Renal Failure
  • Paired Exchange Donation

Work Experience

  • 1985 – 1987; Chief Nephrologist & Head Dept. Of Nephrology, Narinder Mohan Hospital & Research Centre
  • 1987 – 1993; Additional Prof & Head, Dept. of Nephrology, SGPGIMS
  • 1993 – 1997; Prof & Chairman Dept. of Nephrology, Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences
  • 1997 – 2006; Senior Consultant & Co-ordinator-Dept. of Nephrology, Indraprastha Apollo Hospital
  • 2006 – 2009; Director-Nephrology & Transplant Medicine at Fortis Healthcare
  • Current Chairman – Nephrology, Kidney and Urology Institute; Medanta  The Medicity, Gurugram


  • Clinical Fellowship Nephrology-University of Cincinnati, Medical Centre, USA;  1983
  • Research Fellowship Hypertension- Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, USA; 1981
  • DNB (Nephrology)-National Boards, India; 1980
  • DM (Nephrology)-PGIMER, Chandigarh; 1979
  • MD (Internal Medicine)-PGIMER, Chandigarh; 1977
  • MBBS-Glancy Medical College, Amritsar; 1973


  • American Society of Nephrology
  • International Society of Nephrology
  • Indian Society of Nephrology
  • Transplantation Society

Awards & Recognitions

  • Professor K L Wig Oration; 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

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