Nephrology is a crucial medical specialty that focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of kidney disorders. The kidneys play a vital role in filtering and managing waste in the body, and even a slight discomfort in these organs can cause significant unrest. At Sterling Hospital, our Nephrology Department is well-equipped and staffed with experienced nephrologists to provide comprehensive care for critically ill patients with kidney disorders. 


Our department offers 24x7 services, including daily outpatient services (OPD) and day-care facilities. We have a state-of-the-art haemodialysis unit managed by skilled and experienced technicians and nursing staff, equipped with 12 fully computerized B Brawn and Fresenius machines. Our specialized water treatment plant ensures the provision of high-quality water for effective dialysis, ensuring the safety and well-being of our patients. 


Diseases Treated at Department Of Nephrology , Sterling Hospital Ahmedabad 

  • Chronic kidney disease (CKD): Nephrology Department at Sterling Hospitals Ahmedabad provides comprehensive care for patients with CKD, which includes evaluation, management, and monitoring of CKD stages 1 to 5, as well as renal replacement therapy options such as dialysis or kidney transplantation. 


  • Acute kidney injury (AKI): The department specializes in the diagnosis and management of AKI, which is a sudden and severe decrease in kidney function that can occur due to various causes such as infections, medications, dehydration, or underlying medical conditions. 


  • Hypertension-related kidney diseases: Hypertension (high blood pressure) can lead to kidney damage over time, and the Nephrology Department at Sterling Hospitals Ahmedabad offers specialized care for patients with hypertension-related kidney diseases, including diagnosis, treatment, and long-term management. 


  • Diabetic nephropathy: Diabetes is a leading cause of kidney disease, and the department provides specialized care for patients with diabetic nephropathy, including monitoring, management of blood sugar levels, blood pressure control, and other preventive measures to delay the progression of kidney damage. 


  • Glomerular diseases: The department is equipped to diagnose and manage various glomerular diseases, which are conditions that affect the glomeruli (tiny blood vessels) in the kidneys, including conditions such as nephrotic syndrome, IgA nephropathy, and lupus nephritis. 


  • Urinary tract infections (UTIs): UTIs are common infections that can affect the kidneys, and the Nephrology Department at Sterling Hospitals Ahmedabad provides diagnosis and treatment of UTIs, including appropriate antibiotic therapy and preventive measures. 


  • Polycystic kidney disease (PKD): PKD is a genetic disorder that causes the formation of cysts in the kidneys, and the department offers specialized care for patients with PKD, including monitoring, management of complications, and coordination of care for kidney transplantation, if needed. 


  • Renal stones: The department provides evaluation and management of renal stones, including medical and surgical options for stone removal and prevention of recurrence. 


  • Electrolyte and acid-base imbalances: The department specializes in the diagnosis and management of various electrolyte and acid-base imbalances, such as hyperkalemia, hyponatremia, acidosis, and alkalosis, which can affect kidney function and overall health. 


  • Other kidney-related conditions: The Nephrology Department at Sterling Hospitals Ahmedabad also provides care for other kidney-related conditions, including inherited kidney disorders, kidney infections, cystic kidney diseases, and other rare and complex kidney disorders. 


For critically ill patients, our nephrology unit is equipped with a spacious facility that includes cardiac monitoring, central oxygen supply, and other emergency treatment facilities. We also provide mobile hemodialysis services in our critical care units for patients on ventilators, ensuring timely and effective care. 


Our Services Include  

  • Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT) for multi-organ dysfunction, septicaemia, refractory congestive heart failure, and other critical conditions. 
  • Peritoneal dialysis services, including Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis (CAPD) and training for end-stage renal failure patients. 
  • Renal angiography and angioplasty procedures. 
  • Renal biopsy with histopathological evaluation. 
  • Extracorporeal therapy for sepsis. 
  • Plasma exchange for specific conditions. 
  • Emergency treatments for poisoning, fluid and electrolyte imbalance. 
  • Procedures like Exchange Transfusion and Plasmapheresis. 
  • Molecular Adsorbent Recirculating System (M.A.R.S.) therapy available. 
  • Highly qualified nephrologists and skilled staff provide expert care with compassion. 


At Sterling Hospital, we are committed to providing the highest quality of care for patients with kidney disorders. Our team of highly qualified nephrologists and dedicated staff are well-prepared to manage even the most critical cases with expertise and compassion. 

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