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Dr Arghya Majumdar
Dr Arghya Majumdar
Qualifcation MD, DNB, MRCP, Higher Speciality Training in Nephrology & Transplantation (Queen Elizabeth Hospital, University Hospitals, NHS Trust, Birmingham, UK)
Specialities Nephrology
Specialities

Nephrology

Dr Arghya Majumdar
Senior Consultant & HOD

POSTS HELD

PRESIDENT, INDIAN SOCIETY OF NEPHROLOGY, EAST ZONE- 2014, 2015, 2019 HEAD, DEPT OF ACADEMICS & RESEARCH, AMRI Hospitals, Kolkata- 2010 ACADEMIC HEAD, CMRI Hospitals, Kolkata, 2014

WORK EXPERIENCE

1.3.2015- Date Director & Head of Nephrology, AMRI Hospitals, Kolkata

1.1.2013- 28.02.15 Consultant Nephrologist- CMRI Hospital, BM Birla Heart Research Centre, Kothari Medical Centre (till 8’14), Woodlands Hospital, Head, Dept of Nephrology, AMRI Hospitals, Dhakuria, Kolkata

2004- Dec 2012 Head, Dept. of Nephrology, AMRI Hospitals, Kolkata, India

1.5.2000- 2004 Consultant Nephrologist, AMRI Hospital, Kolkata, India

1.4.98 – 31.12.99 Staff Grade Physician/ Clinical Fellow: Renal Medicine: Queen Elizabeth Hospital, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Trust, Birmingham, UK (Teaching Hospital).


 

FACILITIES AT DEPT OF NEPHROLOGY- AMRI HOSPITALS DHAKURIA

  • Clinical Nephrology services- OPD Clinics
  • Haemodialysis- with latest computerised machines for smooth uncomplicated dialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis- commencement, training and monitoring programme
  • Critical Care Nephrology services- dialysis in all types of critically ill patients with Slow low efficiency dialysis (SLED) or Continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT)
  • Extracorporeal Therapies- Plasmapheresis, Charcoal Haemadsorption, Cytosorb,Toraymixin
  • Kidney transplant- Live related kidney transplant programme with 100% success rate

Membership

  • Member of the Indian Society of Nephrology
  • Member of the International Society of Nephrology
  • Member of the American Society of Nephrology
  • Member of the Indian Society of Haemodialysis
  • Member of the Indian Society of Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Member of the Association of Physicians of India
  • Member of the Indian Medical Association
  • Member of the Royal College of Physicians (UK)

 

Research Experience

  • ASCEND study- A randomised, double blind, placebo controlled, parallel group study to assess the effect of the endothelin receptor antagonist avosentan on time to doubling of serum creatinine, end stage renal disease or death in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and diabetic nephropathy- A FDA approved international multi- centre study- published in JASN
  • Microalbuminuria and VEGF A- Diagnostic and prognostic significance- submitted as thesis for PhD in Biochemistry to the Jadavpur University- by my student S. Basu
  • Multiple thesis and audit projects- conducted by my DNB & MPharma students & supervised by me as a guide.

DISSERTATION

‘Asymptomatic Cardiac Dysfunction in IDDM and NIDDM Cases’- University of Calcutta, for MD & National Board of Examinations, New Delhi, for DNB.

PUBLICATIONS

  1. Original article: Microabuminuria: A novel bio- marker of sepsis. Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine (2010), 14 (1):22-28 (Final author)
  2. Original Article: Renal Pathological findings in infective endocarditis. Nephrol Dial Transplant (2000), 15:1782-1787. (1 st author
  3. Review Article: Lipid abnormalities in renal disease: Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine (2000), 93(4):178-182 (1 st author)
  4. Original Article: Glomerular prolapse as precursor of one type of segmental sclerosing lesion. Journal of Pathology. (2000), 190(4):478-483 (3 rd author)
  5. Original article: Assessment of accuracy of Cockcroft-Gault and MDRD formulae in critically ill Indian patient:. Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine 2013) 17 (2 ) Pages : 71-75
  6. Review article: Sepsis related AKI. Indian journal of Critical Care Medicine (2010),14 (1)
  7. Case report: Rhabdomyolysis in a case of status epilepticus: Journal of the Association of Physicians of India, (1993).
  8. Case report: Renal amyloidosis and angioimmunoblastic lymphadenopathy: Nephrol Dial Transplant (1998) 13:453-454.
  9. Case report: Vancomycin dependant enterococci in a uraemic patient with sclerosing peritonitis: Nephrol Dial Transplant (1999), 14:765-767. (1 st author)

BOOK- AUTHOR

  • ICU Protocols: Author of 4 chapters and Section editor of ‘Renal system’ in the ICU Protocols- a stepwise approach- Chawla R, Todi S, Springer Publications, 2012 under the aegis of ISCCM
  • Chapter- ‘Lasix challenge test’- in Critical Care Update 2017- Todi S, Kulkarni A, Zirpe K. Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers. 2017
  • Chapter- ‘Microangiopathic Hemolytic anaemia’ - in Critical Care Update 2018- Todi S, Zirpe K, Kulkarni A, Mehta Y. Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers. 2018
  • Chapter- ‘Urine output or serum creatinine: that is the question’- in Critical Care Update 2019- Todi S, Dixit SB, Zirpe K, Mehta Y. Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers. 2019
  • Chapter- ‘Remote Ischaemic Preconditioning and protection of the kidney’- in Critical Care Update 2020- Todi S, Dixit SB, Chaudhury D, Mehta Y. Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers. 2020
  • Chapter- ‘Tidal PD’- in Peritoneal Dialysis Primer- Dakshinamurthy KV, Siva Kumar V, Ram R, Sangeeta Lakshmi B- Biocon Publishers

Doctor's Speak
Words of Appreciation
MD. Kamruzzaman

Holistic healthcare involves care and compassion with excellence and skills. At AMRI Hospitals, we're proud to be equipped with the virtues of excellent healthcare.

MD. Kamruzzaman
Kolkata
Gopal Prasad

"Catering every patient with excellence forms the foundation of our services. AMRI Hospitals recently performed a successful kidney transplant surgery under Dr. Majumdar's Team on its NRI patient, Gopal Prasad, who consecutively followed a speedy recovery post-surgery. In view of World Kidney Day, our hospital also offers a special Kidney care package starting at just 799/-."

Gopal Prasad
nepal
Gajendra Srestha

After years of dealing with kidney problems, Mr. Gajendra Shrestha recently underwent kidney transplant at AMRI Hospitals Dhakuria under the treatment of Dr Arghya Majumdar and his  Nephrology team. The family came all the way from Nepal for his treatment and are satisfied with the the outcome. Watch them share their experience.

Gajendra Srestha
Dhakuria
Min Bahadur Gurung

Unsure of where to get the right treatment for his kidney problem and transplant, Mr. Min Bahadur Gurung came to AMRI Hospitals after recommendations from his friends in Nepal. Watch him share his experience.

Min Bahadur Gurung
Dhakuria
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