Dr. Abi Abraham M has more than 25 years of experience both as a clinician and academician.
He has a wide range of experience in renal transplantation, critical care nephrology, vasculitis, lupus and electrolyte disorders.
He has been awarded three prestigious fellowships, has widely cited publications in peer-reviewed journals, memberships in many renal societies and held administrative positions in organizations.
He was the Associate Professor of Nephrology, Christian Medical College, Vellore.
Managed nearly 1300 renal transplants in Lakeshore hospital in the last 10 years.
Successfully performed several complex kidney transplants including sensitized, re-transplant, elderly transplant and pediatric transplants.
Established a successful large maintenance dialysis programme.
Developed Lakeshore Hospital as the biggest set up for critical care nephrology and as the centre performing largest number of CRRT in the state of Kerala.
Awarded fellowship of Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (Glasgow,UK).
Awarded fellowship of American Society of Nephrology (ASN).
Fellow of the Indian Society of Nephrology (ISN).
Member of several national and international renal and transplant societies.
Has several publications in national and international journals on optimizing immunosuppression, infections in the transplant recipients, lupus nephritis and fluid and electrolyte disorders, which are widely cited.
Held the posts of President and Secretary of the Nephrology Association of Kerala (NAK).
Executive member of Indian Society of Nephrology Nephrology Southern Chapter (ISNSC).
Stood first in the country for examination for Diplomate of the National Board (DNB).
One of the leading experts of the country in performing complex kidney transplants (concluding sensitized, elderly and paediatric).
Have thousands of patients with kidney diseases on regular follow up.
Coordinated more than 1500 kidney transplant.
Running the largest centre of Critical care nephrology in Kerala.
Performed the first liver dialysis in Kerala.
Has conducted three international updates on Kidney Transplantation and three national Symposiums on Critical care nephrology.
Played keen role as Organising Chairman in the annual meet of Indian Society of Organ Transplantation (ISOT 2020)
Dr. Abi Abraham M
Director - Nephrology and Chief of Renal Transplant Services