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Dr. Vishal Saxena

Nephrology & Renal Transplant
Senior Consultant
Work Experience: 

Dr. Vishal Saxena is a graduate of Institute Of Medical Sciences(IMS), Benaras Hindu University(BHU) and did his Nephrology training from Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals (National Board Of Examination) in 2005. Prior to joining Fortis Gurgaon as senior Consultant, he was working as Consultant Nephrologist at Medanta the Medicity.

Professional Memberships: 
  • Delhi Nephrology Society
  • Indian Society of Organ Transplant
  • Indian Society of Nephrology
  • Formerly Member of European Dialysis & Transplant association
Speciality Interests: 
  • Renal Transplantation including ABO incompatible transplants
  • Primary glomerular diseases
  • Critical care Nephrology
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
Research Experience : 

Renal transplantation across ABO barrier

P. N. Gupta, S. Pokhariyal, S. Bansal, S. Jain, V. Saxena, R. Sharma, M. Jain, P. Jha, S.K. Sethi, P. Ghosh, A. Tewari, R. Ahlawat, V. Kher

    Indian Journal of Nephrology 05/2013; 23(3):214-6.

    Steroid Free Transplant in a Living Donor Kidney Transplant Programme

    S. B. Bansal, S. Pokhariyal, S. Jain, V. Saxena, R. Ahlawat, V. Kher, P. Ghosh

    Transplantation 11/2012; 94(10S):314

    Comparison of azathioprine with mycophenolate mofetil in a living donor kidney transplant programme

    S. B. Bansal, V. Saxena, S. Pokhariyal, P. Gupta, V. Kher, R. Ahlawat, M. Singhal, S. Gulati

    Indian Journal of Nephrology 10/2011; 21(4):258-63.

    Cardiovascular evaluation in renal transplant recipients: A preliminary study

    P. N. Gupta, S. Bansal, V. Saxena, S. Jain, S. Pokhariyal, R. Sharma, M. Jain, R. Goel, V. Kher

    July 2011

    Evaluation of cardiac risk assessment in living kidney donor surgery

    R. Goel, S. Pokhariyal, S. Jain, S. Bansal, V. Saxena, R. Sharma, M. Jain, P. N. Gupta, V. Kher

    Indian Journal of Transplantation, Vol. 5, Issue 3, Supplement, Pages 119-160 (July – September 2011)

    Steroid free immunosuppression in kidney transplantation: a useful alternative

    S. Gulati, V. Saxena, S. Pokhariyal, M. Singhal, S. B. Bansal, R. Sharma, R. Ahlawat, V. Kher

    December 2010

    Successful treatment of recurrent FSGS post kidney transplant with plasmapheresis and rituximab – A report of 2 cases

    M. Singhal, S. B. Bansal, V. Saxena, S. Pokhariyal, S. Gulati, R. Ahlawat, V. Kher

    December 2010

    Steroid free immunosuppression in children – a pilot study

    P. N. Gupta, S. Gulati, V. Saxena, S. Pokhariyal, R. Ahlawat, V. Kher

    December 2010

    Changing spectrum of infections in renal transplant recipients

    V. Saxena, S. Pokhariyal, S. B. Bansal, M. Singhal, S. Gulati, A. Kumar, R. Ahlawat, V. Kher

    December 2010

    Steroid free immunosuppression in kidney transplantation: Initial experience in Asian Indian population: 980

    S. Gulati, V. Saxena, S. Pokhariyal, S. B. Bansal, R. Ahlawat, V. Kher

    Transplantation 90 · July 2010

    Role of Azathiaprine as maintenance immunosuppressive agent in kidney transplantation The Indian scenario

    S. Jain, V. Kher, S. Pokhariyal, V. Saxena, S. B. Bansal, S. Gulati, M. Singhal

    March 2009

    Steroid free/ Withdrawal immunosuppression in kidney transplantation a small initial experience from our centre

    V. Kher, S. Gulati, M. Singhal, S. Bansal, S. Pokhariyal, P. N. Gupta, V. Saxena, R. Ahlawat

    Indian Journal of Transplantation,Vol. 3, Pages 1-40 (January – March 2009)

    Role of Azathiaprine as maintenance immunosuppressive agent in Indian scenario

    V. Saxena, S. Pokhariyal, S. Bansal, S. Gulati, M. Singhal, P. N. Gupta, R. Ahlawat, V. Kher

    Transplantation 90 · July 2010

    Impact of IL – 2R antibodies and Tac/ MMF/ Str Vs. Tac/ Aza/ Str in prevention of early rejections in a live donor kidney transplant program; Single centre experience

    M. Singhal, S. B. Bansal, S. Pokhariyal, S. Jain – V. Saxena, S. Gulati, V. Kher, R Ahlawat

    Indian Journal of Transplantation,Vol. 2, Pages 1-55 (July – September 2008)

    Chapter in books

    Publications

    Jha JP, Saxena V- Ischemic nephropathy November 1999 in JAPI

    V Kher, R Ahlawat, V Saxena, N H Khan, S Jain – Pre-emptive renal transplantation: ensuring better graft and patient survival? Transplantation Proceedings 2004, Vol. 36, 620S.

    Kher V, Ahlawat R, Saxena V, Khan NH, Jain S, Kaul S: Basiliximab in renal transplantation: Experience from a Single Center. Transplantation Proceedings 2004, Vol. 36, 621 S.

    Saxena V, Kher V, – Acute renal failure in critically ill patients postgraduate medicine – Medicine emergencies, Ed PC Manoria, 2005, pp 152 – 164.

    Saxena V, Sardana R, Kher V – Infections in organ transplant recipients. J International Medical Academy, JIMSA, 2004:17 (3) 174-179.

    Saxena V, Kher V: Newer forms of renal replacement therapy: AIIMS nephrology update, 2002.

    Saxena V, Sarin A – Continuous renal replacement therapy in ARF patients – Apollo Medicines Journal

    Saxena V, Sarin A – Unusual case of autoimmune disease – SLE with myasthenia grains and graves disease – Apollo Medicine Journal

      • Kher V, Saxena V - Acute renal failure in critically ill patients. Postgraduate Medicine - medical emergencies, ed. P.C. Manoria, 2005, p.p 152 - 164
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      • Vascular Access. 'A Primer on Dialysis – An Indian Perspective’ editor Saxena V, Vijay Kher, 2008, publisher Ranbaxy Superspecialities Limited pp 53-62.
      • Complications during hemodialysis. 'A Primer on Dialysis – An Indian Perspective' editor Saxena V. Vijay Kher, 2008, publisher Ranbaxy Superspecialities Limited pp 83-94.
      • Infections in organ transplant recipients. Saxena V, Sardana R, Kher V J International Medical Academy, JIMSA, 2004:17 (3) 174-179.
      • Renal & Vascular Complications Of Diabetes Mellitus -Saxena V, Agarwal V, Kher V –Elsiever publications
    Doctors Timing: 
    Sunday: Closed
    Monday: 12:00-15:00, 16:00-19:30
    Tuesday: 12:00-15:00, 16:00-16:30
    Wednesday: 12:00-15:00, 4:00-19:30
    Thursday: 12:00-15:00, 16:00-16:30
    Friday: 12:00-15:00, 16:00-19:30
    Saturday: 12:00-15:00, 16:00-16:30
    Main Speciality: 
    Nephrology & Renal Transplant

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