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Dr. Vijay Kher




37+ Years of Experience



About Doctor

Dr. Vijay Kher, with 37+ years of experience. He is a leading nephrologist in India.

He has received numerous honours, including the Best Paper Award at the 2009 Annual Conference of the Indian Society of Nephrology.

Nephrology departments have been founded in his honour at the Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences in Srinagar, the SGPGI in Lucknow, the Apollo Hospitals in New Delhi, the Fortis Hospitals in New Delhi, and the Medanta - The Medicity in Gurugram.

Over the course of his career, Dr. Kher has presented more than three hundred and fifty talks at regional, national, and worldwide conferences; he has also authored or edited eleven books and contributed forty chapters to other volumes.

He has been honoured with fellowships from the Royal College of Physicians in Edinburgh, the National Academy of Medical Sciences, and the Indian Society of Nephrology.

He has affiliations with the American Society of Nephrology, the International Society of Nephrology, the Indian Society of Nephrology, the Transplantation Society, the Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative, and the Scientific and Credentials Committee Past Chairman. 

Medical Qualifications

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

Clinical Expertise

Special Interest

  • Symptomatic Hydronephrosis 
  • Kidney Injury or Trauma 
  • Chronic Kidney Disease 
  • Chronic Infection 

All Treatments

  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Polycystic Kidneys
  • Kidney Injury or Trauma
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Failure
  • End-Stage Renal Disease

Professional Work Experience

  • He headed the Nephrology Department at Narinder Mohan Hospital and Research Centre and served as its Chief Nephrologist.
  • He served as both a professor and the head of the nephrology department at the Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Research.
  • He served as the Indraprastha Apollo Hospital's Senior Consultant and Nephrology Department Coordinator.
  • His position at Fortis Healthcare was Director of Nephrology and Transplant Medicine.
  • Currently, he serves as the Chairman of the Department of Nephrology, Kidney, and Urology at Medanta The Medicity in Gurugram. 

Career Highlights

  • Regarding kidney disease, Dr. Vijay Kher is a name you can trust. He has been practising for 37 years.
  • He earned his medical degree (MBBS) from Amritsar's Glancy Medical College. He graduated with a DNB in General Medicine from the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research in Chandigarh in 1977.
  • Dr. Vijay Kher belongs to the International Society of Nephrology, the American Society of Nephrology, the Indian Society of Nephrology, and the Indian Society of Organ Transplantation (ISN).
  • Dr. Kher offers a wide range of therapies, including transplantation of ABO-incompatible organs, immunosuppression without the use of steroids, treatment for acute renal failure, and more. 

Research and Fellowships

  • American Society of Nephrology
  • Indian Society of Nephrology (ISN)
  • Indian Society of Organ Transplantation (ISOT)
  • International Society of Nephrology (ISN) 

Awards and Recoginition

  • 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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