|Name||Dr. Mahesh Shivaji Rokade|
|Qualifications||M.B.BS, MD(Medi), DNB(Nephro), FISPD|
Experience in Brief
- MD Training: I have trained at B.J Medical College, Pune under the esteemed guidance of Professor Dr. R.B.Amin and Professor Dr. Dileep Kadam from 2000-2003.
- Lecturer in Medicine: After completion of post graduation, I worked as a lecturer in the department of Medicine, BJMC and SGH, Pune for a year from 2003-2004.
- Nephrology Training: I joined Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital (MPUH), Nadiad, Gujarat as a DNB registrar, registered for June 2005 seat. During my 3 years tenure of residency at MPUH, Nadiad I learned the basics and intricacies of clinical nephrology. MPUH is a tertiary care Nephrology center placed in a small town called Nadiad 50kms from Ahmedabad and Vadodara. Approximately 100 live related renal transplants are done every year at this center. It has got state of art dialysis set up with 20 dialysis machines with 24-hour dialysis facility running in 4 shifts. During my 3 years of residency, I was posted in general wards (1 year), ICU and renal transplant unit (1year), dialysis unit (6 months) and special rooms (6 months) to get a comprehensive exposure of nephrology. I was trained under the expert guidance of Professor Dr. Mohan Rajapurkar, Professor Dr. Vidya Acharya and Dr. Sishir Gang.Expertise in Nephrological procedures: During my 3 year’s residency at MPUH, Nadiad I have performed approximately 150 native and renal allograft biopsies, 150 IJV double lumen catheter insertions, 60 femoral catheter insertions and 25 tunneled cuffed catheter insertions and 50 peritoneal dialysis catheter insertions. During my renal transplant unit posting, I have worked up and actively managed approximately 50 live related renal allograft recipients and donors.
- Fellowship of International Society of Peritoneal Dialysis: After completion of Nephrology residency I have successfully completed 2 months of training in continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD), use of automated peritoneal dialysis, management of infectious and non infectious complications of CAPD viz. peritonitis, ultra filtration failure, etc. This training was undertaken at Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow (SGPGIMS, Lucknow) under the esteemed guidance of Professor Dr. Amit Gupta and Professor Dr. R.K Sharma.
- Indian Society of Nephrology West Zone Annual Conference (ISN-WZ) 2005 held at Nagpur, Maharashtra.
- ISN-WZ 2006 at Mount Abu.
- Indian Society of Organ Transplantation (ISOT) 2006 held at Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
- ISOT-2007 held at Bangalore.
- ISN Annual Conference 2007 held at New Delhi.
- ISN-WZ 2008 held at Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
- ISN Annual Conference 2008 held at Pune.
Papers Presented At Conferences
- “Strongyloides stercoralis hyperinfection syndrome in a patient of crescentic glomerulonephritis” : A case study presented at ISN-WZ 2005, Nagpur.
- Outcome of HbsAg seropositive renal allograft recipients: A single center experience. Podium presentation at ISN-WZ 2006 held at Mount Abu.
- Outcome of HbsAg seropositive renal allograft recipients: A single center experience. Podium presentation at ISOT 2006 held at Ahmedabad.
- Outcome of kidney transplantation in secondary renal amyloidosis: A single center experience. Poster presentation at ISOT-2007 at Bangalore and ISN 2007 at New Delhi.
- “Respiratory hyperinfection with Strongyloides Stercoralis in a patient with renal failure” A case study published in NATURE CLINICAL PRACTICE – NEPHROLOGY, October 2007 (Vol.3, Number 10) www.nature.com/clinicalpractice/neph
- Co-Author in Chapter 33. Cardiovascular Disease in chronic kidney disease published in textbook of RENAL DISEASE – Prevention and Management, A Physician’s perspective (The Association Of Physicians of India, Indian College of Physicians)