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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.

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


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

Current 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?


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