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Madras Medical College, Institute of Nephrology, GN Clinic



This is a public-funded GN OPD at the Madras Medical College, which was first set up as a weekly clinic in 2018. Patients with various glomerulonephritides are on follow up, including lupus nephritis, steroid-dependent nephrotic syndrome, IgA nephropathy, and C3 glomerulopathy. All medications (including immunosuppressants), investigations, consultations, and hospitalisations are entirely free of cost. The GN clinic caters to around 75 patients every week, and is staffed by the faculty and residents of the Institute of Nephrology, Madras Medical College.


Prof. N. Gopalakrishnan Director, Institute of Nephrology Madras Medical College


Dr. R. Sakthirajan, Assistant Professor

Dr. Dineshkumar Thanigachalam, Assistant Professor

Dr. Sheik Sulthan Alavudeen, Assistant Professor

Dr. Shivakumar Dakshinamoorthy, Assistant Professor

Dr. M. Seenivasan, Associate Professor

Prof. S. Jayalakshmi, Professor


Dr. Anila Abraham Kurien

Director, Renopath Center for Renal and Urological Pathology

Active Clinical Trials

TESTING-ON - follow-up data on the TESTING trial cohort of IgA nephropathy

Current non-trial studies

iTangible - multicentric long-term observational study on various glomerulonephritides

Accepting trainee applications?


Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital, Park Town, Chennai 600 004

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