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Pediatric Nephrology

Pediatric Nephrology

Pediatric Nephrology deals with acute and long-term illnesses that affect children's renal function, fluid and electrolyte balance in kidneys. Kidney failure, high blood pressure, hereditary kidney illnesses, kidney stones, urinary tract infections, and anomalies in the urine, such as blood and protein, are just a few of the conditions that can be treated by a Nephrologist.

At Rainbow Children's Hospital, we have a 100% success rate in our Pediatric Renal Transplantation Programme which includes, both ABO compatible and incompatible transplantation. Our expertise lies in treating Nephrotic Syndrome including Complicated and Steroid-Resistant Nephrotic Syndrome, Acute Nephritis , Acute Kidney injury, Chronic Renal Failure, Hereditary Nephropathy. Renal Tubular Disorders, Childhood Hypertension (High Blood Pressure) & Pediatric Renal Transplantation including ABO compatible and ABO incompatible transplantation, Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy includes CVVH/CVVHD/ CVVHDF, Plasmapheresis, CAPD (Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis).

With specialised expertise in kidney transplants, chronic renal failure, acute kidney injuries & urogenital abnormalities. We are the first multispeciality hospital in India to offer neonatal hemodialysis services and have successfully performed over 1000 hemodialysis sessions including 600 sessions of CRRT, even for babies with weight as less as 3 kgs.

The Pediatric Nephrology department at Rainbow children’s Hospital has advanced and sophisticated facilities for the diagnosis and treatment of several renal diseases including the following.
- Acute kidney injury
- Acute nephritis
- Childhood hypertension (high BP)
- Chronic renal failure
- Developmental abnormalities of the kidneys
- Haematuria (blood in urine)
- Hereditary nephropathy
- Nephrotic syndrome (there is a protein leakage through the kidneys)
- Pyelonephritis
- Renal Calculi (kidney stones)
- Renal tubular disorder leading to acid-base and electrolyte disturbances
- Renal Vasculitis
- Urogenital abnormalities and their surgical management
- Vitamin D refractory Rickets
- Voiding disorder like bedwetting

Key Highlights




Recurrent Wheezing in Children

Dr. Aparna


Banjara Hills


Kidney Transplants in Children

Dr Mainak Deb

Consultant Pediatric surgeon, Pediatric Urologist and Pediatric Renal Transplant Surgeon

Bannerghatta Road, Bengaluru, Bannerghatta, Banjara Hills


Pediatric pancreatitis: What is it and how is it treated?

Dr. Lavanya Kannaiyan

Pediatric Urologist & Pediatric Surgeon

Rainbow Children's Hospital, Banjara Hills



Cerebral Palsy in Neonates

Andhra Jyothi


Children with Congenital Heart Disease

Hyderabad Times