Dr. Sandeep Guleria, Nephrologist

Dr. Sandeep Guleria, Nephrologist
Designation Nephrologist & Senior Consultant - Kidney/renal Transplant
Specialty Kidney Transplant
Experience 33+ years
Department Nephrology & Urology
Hospital Name Indraprastha Apollo Hospital

With an extensive 33-year journey, Dr. Sandeep Guleria is a distinguished surgeon renowned for his expertise in gastrointestinal surgery and kidney transplants. He achieved notable milestones by performing the first successful kidney-pancreas transplants in the subcontinent and was entrusted by the government of Nepal to establish a live donor transplant program at Bir Hospital in Kathmandu. Dr. Guleria's influence extends globally as he has mentored renal transplant programs in locations including Almaty, Dehradun, Ludhiana, and Guwahati.

Acknowledged for his contributions, he has received prestigious awards such as the Padma Shri from the President of India and the Luminary Award from the IMA South Delhi Branch. His commitment is evident in his role as Vice President of the Indian Society of Organ Transplantation and a member of the ethics committee of the Transplantation Society. Throughout his career, he has held various esteemed positions, shaping the field as Junior Resident, Senior Resident, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Additional Professor, and Professor at esteemed institutions. Notably, he pioneered cadaveric renal transplantation, introduced the "donor card," established a pediatric transplant unit and a laparoscopic donor nephrectomy program at AIIMS, and initiated the renal transplant program at RML Hospital.

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