Dr. Rachna Sahityani

Consultant Nephrologist – Head of Department

Dr. Rachna Sahityani a highly qualified Nephrologist with over 20 years of clinical expertise, boasts an expansive career as a Consultant Nephrologist and Medical Director in the USA and UAE. With a solid educational foundation including medical school training in Rajasthan, India followed by an Internal Medicine Residency and Fellowship in Nephrology from the prestigious New York Medical College in Valhalla, Dr. Rachna brings a wealth of knowledge and experience with clinical skills honed at esteemed institutions. Holding dual Board certifications in Nephrology and Internal Medicine from the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS), Dr. Rachna exemplifies a commitment to excellence in global healthcare standards.

During her tenure as a Consultant Nephrologist in the United States at various hospitals and as a Dialysis Medical Director at Fresenius Dialysis in the United States and as the Head of Department of Nephrology and Chairperson of Mortality and Morbidity Committee at Saudi German Hospital in Dubai, Dr. Rachna demonstrated exceptional leadership and clinical acumen. She played a pivotal role in establishing and overseeing comprehensive dialysis programs, ensuring the highest standards of patient care and operational efficiency.

Her ability to navigate diverse healthcare landscapes and lead multidisciplinary teams underscores her adaptability and strategic vision in delivering patient centered care. Dr Rachna provides comprehensive compassionate and evidence-based care addressing individual concerns with a collaborative approach.

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Qualifications

  • M.D
  • Fellowship in Nephrology from New York Medical College in Valhalla
  • Dual Board certifications in Nephrology and Internal Medicine from the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)
  • Member of American Society of Nephrology
  • Member of National Kidney Foundation
  • Member of International Society of Nephrology

Specializations

  • Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)- diagnosis and management of all stages of CKD with accurate diagnosis and evidence-based management
  • Proteinuria/Hematuria (Protein in urine/Blood in urine) evaluation
  • Renal Biopsy- Ultrasound and CT guided
  • Diabetic Kidney Disease (DKD) and new therapies to retard progression.
  • Resistant Hypertension management (Resistant High Blood pressure)
  • Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) management with expertise in providing CRRT/SCUF/SLED
  • Therapeutic Plasma Exchange/ Plasmapheresis for renal and other indications.
  • End Stage Kidney Disease management (ESKD) – Hemodialysis/Peritoneal Dialysis/Home Dialysis
  • Autoimmune related kidney diseases like SLE/Lupus nephritis, Systemic Vasculitis
  • Malignancy and treatment related kidney issues, Myeloma, Paraproteinemia-associated kidney diseases
  • Kidney Stone (Nephrolithiasis) – management and prevention
  • Kidney Transplantation – pre-transplant care, donor evaluation and posttransplant management of all aspects of care in this population
  • Polycystic Kidney diseases like ADPKD
  • Glomerular diseases diagnosis and management
  • Nephrotic syndromes
  • Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections
  • Mineral Bone Disorders in Kidney diseases like Hyperparathyroidism, High Phosphorus, Osteoporosis, Vitamin D deficiency
  • Edema/Fluid Overload
  • Genetic kidney diseases
  • Anemia in Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Nutrition in Advanced Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Diseases and Pregnancy

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