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Dr. Kunal Gandhi






Dr Kunal Gandhi is currently associated with Amrita Hospital, Faridabad as a Consultant and Assistant Professor of Nephrology and has an experience of over 10 years in field of Nephrology and Kidney Transplant. He did his DM in Nephrology from prestigious Sawai Man Singh Medical College and Hospital, Jaipur following which he has worked in some of the leading hospital of India. He has gained extensive experience in managing complicated nephrology patients. He is also well versed in Kidney Transplant including high risk transplants such as ABO-incompatible transplant and deceased donor transplants. He has a passion for interventional nephrology and has performed more than 1000 kidney biopsies, chronic (permacath) and acute dialysis catheter insertions. He has over 20 publications in peer reviewed national and international journals. He has also been actively involved in several landmark clinical trials evaluating newer therapies for chronic kidney diseases and kidney transplants.
  • MBBS – Dr DY Patil Medical College, Pune (2009)
  • MD (General Medicine) – - Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore (2013)
  • DM (Nephrology) – Sawai Man Singh Medical College, Jaipur (2016)
  • Competently perform all medical, diagnostic, and surgical procedures considered essential for the area of practice including
    • placement of temporary vascular catheters
    • placement of tunneled catheter
    • ultrasound guided renal biopsy
    • percutaneous insertion of CAPD catheter
    • acute peritoneal dialysis catheters
  • Competence in dialysis therapy including hemodiafiltration (HDF), continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT) and peritoneal dialysis.
  • Well-versed with evaluation and management of renal transplant donor and recipient including high risk kidney transplants
    • ABO incompatible transplant
    • Transplant after desensitization
    • Swap transplant
    • Deceased donor transplant
    • Combined Liver – Kidney Transplant
  • Actively involved in teaching DNB Nephrology residents and dialysis technicians.
  • ISN-ANIO Clinical Nephropathology Certificate (2016)
  • Haryana Medical Council – 21128
  • International Society of Nephrology
  • Indian Academy of Nephrology
  • Indian Society of Nephrology
  • Delhi Medical Association
  • Indian Medical Association
  • Delhi Nephrology Society
  • Torrent Young Scholar Award – Nephrology 2016 - North Zone winner
  • Research Travel Grant for Top 10 publications – ERA-EDTA 2017, Madrid, Spain
  1. Gandhi K. ‘Purple Urine Bag Syndrome: a case report’. Int. Journal of Medical Update.2013July;8(2):65-66
  2. Gandhi K, Adhikari P, Basu A, Achappa B. Association between a11β-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 1 gene polymorphism and metabolic syndrome in a South Indian population. Metab Syndr Relat Disord. 2013 Dec;11(6):397-402.
  3. Gandhi K, Shetty M. Profile of liver function test in patients with dengue infection in South India. Med J DY Patil Univ 2013;6:370-2
  4. Gandhi K, Prasad D, Malhotra V, Agrawal D. Half-and-half nails. Indian J Nephrol. 2014 Sep;24(5):330.
  5. Prasad D, Agarwal D, Malhotra V, Mathur M, Gandhi K. Successful outcome of tacrolimus-associated thrombotic microangiopathy in renal transplant recipient with plasmapharesis. Indian J Transplant. 2014 July;8(3):92-95.
  6. Gandhi K, Prasad D, Agarwal D, Beniwal P, Malhotra V. Images in transplantation. Indian J Transplant. 2014 Oct;8(4):124-125.
  7. Gandhi K, Prasad D, Malhotra V, Beniwal P. Glomerulonephritis with monoclonal IgG deposits. Indian Journal of Nephrology. 2015;25(3):187-188.
  8. Gandhi K, Kimmatkar P, Malhotra V, Agrawal D, Beniwal P. An interesting case of renal allograft dysfunction with multiple renal arteries of the transplanted kidney. Indian J Transplant. Volume 9, Issue 1, January–March 2015, Pages 41–42
  9. Agrawal D, Gandhi K, Prasad D. Renal transplantation in inherited thrombophilias. Indian J Transplant. Volume 9, Issue 1, January–March 2015, Pages 43–45
  10. Prasad D, Gandhi K, Beniwal P, Agarwal D, Malhotra V. Outcome of Acute Stylet Peritoneal Dialysis in Acute Kidney Injury in the Era of CRRT & SLED:A Single Centre Experience from India. Ind J Peritoneal Dialysis. 2015 April;28(1):6-12
  11. Raveendran N, Gandhi K, Dsouza A, Prasad D, Malhotra V, Agrawal D, Beniwal P. Bilateral renal cortical necrosis in a patient undergoing in vitro fertilization. Indian J Nephrol 2016;26:311-2
  12. Gandhi K, Prasad D, Malhotra V, Agrawal D. Gitelman's syndrome presenting with hypocalcemic tetany and hypokalemic periodic paralysis. Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl. 2016 Sep-Oct;27(5):1026-1028.
  13. Gandhi K, Prasad D, Malhotra V, Agrawal D, Beniwal P, Leon Dsouza AV. Clinicoepidemiological profile of peritonitis complicating acute peritoneal dialysis: A single-center experience. Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl. 2017 Sep-Oct;28(5):1133-1137.
  14. Prasad P, Khullar D, Gupta N, Grover R, Chhabra G, Gandhi KR, Gupta S, Bagai S. Retransplantation after post transplant lymphoproliferative disorder: overcoming the obstacles! CEN Case Rep. 2020 Aug;9(3):200-203.
  15. Bagai S, Gandhi KR, Chhabra G, Grover R, Khullar D. A Forgotten Cause of Thrombocytopenia in Post Renal Transplant Setting. Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl 2020;31:1152-3.
  16. Gupta N, Khullar D, Prasad P, Grover R, Chabbra G, Gandhi KR, Bagai S. Rare Occurrence of PLA2R-Positive Membranous Nephropathy in a Patient with Sjogren's Syndrome and CIDP. Indian J Nephrol. 2020 Mar-Apr;30(2):117-120.
  17. Bagai S, Khullar D, Gandhi K, Panigrahi D, Bashir S, Saxena V. Isolated left side superior vena cava in a dialysis patient: Right direction, wrong turn! Hemodial Int. 2021 Dec 29. (Epub ahead of print.)
  18. Panigrahi DK, Bagai S, Singh KN, Gandhi KR, Prasad P, Chhabra GD, Grover R, Khullar D. Clinical profile and outcome of coronavirus disease-2019 in kidney transplant recipients admitted to a tertiary care center: A retrospective study. Indian J Med Spec 2022;13:45-50.
  19. Kumar Panigrahi D, Bagai S, Gandhi KR, Prasad P, Kumar S, Singh K, Ahamad T, Singh H, Prasad V, Shrishail Nuchi S, Chhabra GD, Grover R, Khullar D. Pattern and Outcome of COVID -19 in Kidney Transplant Recipients Admitted in a Tertiary Care Centre during the Second Wave of the Pandemic in India: A Retrospective Study. AJRID 2022;9(1):43-52.