Qualification and Experience
Dr. K. Mahesh Prasad is a renowned nephrologist in the Mumbai region. He has more than 20 years of clinical experience. Presently, he is associated with Wockhardt Hospital, Mira Road (E) Dist. Thane, Mumbai as a Consultant Kidney specialist and Transplant Physician. Dr. K. Mahesh Prasad was previously associated with Cardinal Gracias Memorial Hospital, Vasai and Lifeline Multispeciality Hospital, Mira Road as consultant nephrology. Dr. K. Mahesh Prasad completed his MBBS from Gandhi Medical College. Later, he obtained an MD in General Medicine from Gandhi Medical College Bhopal. He passed his DNB Nephrology conducted by the National Board of Examination India. Dr. K. Mahesh Prasad was the recipient of the tanker award by the Indian Society of Nephrology 2007 New Delhi. He has obtained training in interventional nephrology from Australia.
Contribution to Medical Science
Dr. K. Mahesh Prasad is an expert in various urological interventions. He is also an avid researcher. Various research papers of Dr. K. Mahesh Prasad has been published in journals with a high impact factor. His research also includes various original works such as Psychiatric aspects of Diabetes Mellitus. His area of service includes Clinical Nephrology, CRRT (Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy), Peritoneal Dialysis, Kidney Biopsy, Intensive care Nephrology, Fistula Angiography, and Angioplasty, Renal Transplant (Live and Cadaver), Dialysis (IHD, SLED, IUF /SCUF), Fistula Thrombectomy, Dialysis Access (Perm catheter insertion, non-cuffed catheter insertion), Hypertension, Renal Ultrasound, and Doppler, and Percutaneous CAPD catheter insertion. He won the Best Doctor Award 2003 Apollo Hospital and was the first runner-up in All India Nephro PG QUIZ NIMS.
Conditions Treated by Dr K Mahesh Prasad
We have listed here the conditions that are treated by Dr. K Mahesh Prasad.
- Polycystic Kidney Disease
- Chronic Infection
- End-Stage Renal Disease
- Shrunken Kidney
- Kidney Stones
- Kidney Failure
- Symptomatic Hydronephrosis
- Polycystic Kidneys
- Kidney Injury or Trauma
- Kidney Cancer
- Chronic Kidney Disease
People who are having some serious infections, that includes tuberculosis, hepatitis and bone infections are those that could be a good candidate for a kidney transplant. Kidney transplant could be a requirement for patients who have recently recovered from cancer or who are suffering from cancer now. Kidney transplant might become a necessity for patients having severe case of liver disease or cardiovascular disease.
Signs and Symptoms treated by a Dr K Mahesh Prasad
The signs and symptoms which lead to end stage kidney disease necessitating a kidney transplant are outlined below.
- Chest Pain or Pressure
- Irregular Heartbeat
- Fluid Retention (causing swelling in your legs, ankles, or feet)
- Decreased Urine Output (although occasionally urine output remains normal)
- Kidney Disease or Kidney Failure
- Shortness of Breath
- Seizures or Coma (in severe cases)
In the eventuality that your kidney or kidneys have failed whose other name is end-stage renal disease (ESRD) then one of your options is a kidney transplant. A constant diabetic person has enough build up to cause chronic kidney disease (called diabetic nephropathy). Your kidneys could be damaged also due to prolonged history of High Blood Pressure (Hypertension).
Operating Hours of Dr K Mahesh Prasad
The operating hours of the doctor are from 10 am to 6 pm, Monday to Saturday, with an off on Sunday. You will start to recuperate in a day or two and be home bound within a week.
Popular Procedures performed by Dr K Mahesh Prasad
We bring to you the names of the popular procedures performed by Dr. K Mahesh Prasad.:
- Kidney Transplant
The kidney transplant may involve retrieving the kidney from a deceased or a living donor. The preemptive kidney transplant procedure is when the kidney is replaced before the person goes on dialysis. It is also important to check if the transplanted kidney is working properly or not and regular checkups post the surgery are required to do so..