Dr. (Prof.) A K Bhalla is a highly experienced Nephrologist based in New Delhi. He is currently Director Dialysis Services, Senior Consultant and Co-Chairman of the Department of Nephrology at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital located at Rajinder Nagar in New Delhi. His area of special interest has been the development of Peritoneal Dialysis as a modality of Renal replacement therapy in India. He received special training at Singapore General Hospital in 1994 in this area, and then pioneered this... [+]

Fellowships

  • Fellow, Indian Society of Nephrology (FISN). 2007.
    India

Accreditation

  • Member, International Society of Nephrology.
  • Member, European Renal Association.
  • Member, Indian Society of Organ Transplantation (ISOT).
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Recognition

  • Awarded Padma Shri by the President of India.

    2010

  • Best Paper Award: Survival of patients on peritoneal dialysis. Annual Conference of PDSI at Calcutta.

    2002

  • Second Best Graduate, Government Medical College, Amritsar.

    1979

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Research

Drug Trial: A randomised, double blind, placebo controlled, parallel group study to assess the effect of the endothelin receptor antagonist Avosentan on time to doubling of serum creatinine, end stage renal disease or death in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and diabetic nephropathy. [Principal Investigator]
Clinical trial: A multicenteric, l prospective, phase III clinical study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of Zydus Recombinant Human Epoetin Alpha (e-HuEPO) in maintaining hemoglobin level in Chronic Renal Failure (CRF). [Principal Investigator]

Publications

Article
Bhatia M, Nandeeshwara SB, Bhalla AK, Rana DS. Periodic limb movement in chronic renal failure: An actigraph evaluation. Sleep Med. 2007; S53.
Article
Wattal C, Joshi S, Gupta A, Bhalla A K  et al. The pp67 mRNA assay in treatment and monitoring of cytomegalo virus disease in renal transplant patients in India. Transplant Infections Disease 2004:6; pp. 90-92.
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