Dr. Reetesh Sharma

Dr. Reetesh Sharma
  • Name Dr. Reetesh Sharma
  • DesignationDirector & Head - Nephrology & Kidney Transplant Medicine
  • SpecialistNephrology & Kidney Transplant Medicine
Hospital Designation
Director & Head – Nephrology & Kidney Transplant Medicine
  • More than 20 years of experience
  • Medanta – The Medicity – December 2009 – January 2018
  • Fortis Escorts Hospital, Okhla, New Delhi – January 2008 – December 2009
  • Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi – July 2004 – October 2007
Brief Profile

Dr Reetesh Sharma,Director and Head Nephrology and Kidney Transplant Medicine, & best nephrologist, has received training in Internal Medicine at one of the country’s leading institutes (KEM Hospital, Mumbai) and in Nephrology at the Apollo Hospitals. In addition he underwent advanced training in transplant at the Maastricht Hospital, Netherlands and in ABO incompatible transplant at the Tokyo University Hospital, Japan. His areas of expertise include kidney transplantation (including high risk ie blood group and HLA incompatible), chronic kidney disease and dialysis. Prior to this he was associated with Medanta-the Medicity since it’s inception in 2009. He also established the dialysis services at the Fortis Escorts Hospital, New Delhi in 2008. With more than a decade of experience, he has been involved in more than 2000 transplants across Medanta, Fortis and Apollo hospitals. He believes in practicing the science of medicine like an art, with a human touch.

  • M.B.B.S
  • MD
  • DNB – Nephrology
  • Advanced Training in Transplant – Maastricht Hospital, Netherlands – Sep 2012
  • Preceptorship Training in ABO-incompatible Transplant, Tokyo University Hospital Japan – Nov 2017
  • Jayakar’s Post Graduate Award in Clinical Medicine for the year 2002-2003, for standing first in inter-collegiate competitive examination.
  • Best paper presentation: Post-partum acute renal failure – at Renal Sciences Update, Delhi Nephrology Society 2005.
  • Best paper presentation: Steroid free transplantation- ISNCON 2010
  • Best paper presentation: Acute Kidney Injury in cardiac surgeries- ISNCON 2012
Specialty Interest
  • Kidney Transplantation
  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Swamy A, Pazare AR, Mehta S, Shivane V, Sharma R: Straight Back Syndrome. The Ind. Pract. 2003;56(9):635-638
  • Vijay Kher, Reetesh Sharma, Salil Jain: Newer therapies for management of Lupus Nephritis- Renal Sciences Update 2005, Annual conference- Delhi Nephrology Society.
  • Kher V, Jain S, Sharma R: Post partum HUS/TTP – Apollo Medicine Journal 2005.
  • Sharma R, Jain S, Kher V. ANCA-associated Goodpasture’s syndrome in a patient with rheumatoid arthritis on penicillamine. Indian J Nephrol 2012;22:45-7
  • Gupta PN, Pokhariyal S, Bansal S, Jain S, Saxena V, Sharma R et al. Renal transplant across ABO barrier. Indian J Nephrol 2013;23:214-6
  • Sharma R, Kher V: Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) as a risk factor for Coronary Heart. Disease (CHD): J Preventive Cardiology 2014
  • Bansal S B, Sethi S, Sharma R, Jain M, Jha P, Ahlawat R, Duggal R, Kher V. Early corticosteroid withdrawal regimen in a living donor kidney transplantation program. Indian J Nephrol 2014;24:232-8
  • Jain V, Mehta Y, Gupta A, Sharma R, Raizada A, Trehan N. The role of neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin in predicting acute kidney injury in patients undergoing off-pump coronary artery bypass graft: A pilot study. Ann Card Anaesth 2016;19:225-30
  • Jha P K, Bansal S B, Sethi S K, Jain M, Sharma R, Nandwani A, Phanish M K, Duggal R, Tiwari A K, Ghosh P, Ahlawat R, Kher V. ABO-incompatible renal transplantation in developing world – crossing the immunological (and mental) barrier. Indian J Nephrol 2016;26:113-8
  • Narendra S Choudhary, Amit Kumar, Vijay Bodh, Shyam Bihari Bansal, Reetesh Sharma, Manish Jain, Sanjiv Saigal, Neeraj Saraf. Efficacy and safety of sofosbuvir-based regimens in chronic hepatitis C patients on dialysis. Indian Journal of Gastroenterology, 2017, Volume 36, Number 2, Page 113
  • Sidharth Kumar Seth,Nikita Wadhwani,Pranaw Jha,Rajan Duggal,Reetesh Sharma,Shya m Bansal,Vijay Kher. Uncommon cause of fever in a pediatric kidney transplant recipient: Questions. Pediatr Nephrol (2017) 32: 1525
  • Sidharth Kumar Sethi, SB Bansal , Nikita Wadhwani, Aseem Tiwari,Dinesh Arora,Reetesh Sharma,Ashish Nandwani, Dinesh Yadav, Amit Mahapatra, Manish Jain, Pranav Jha,Prasun Ghosh, Anil Bhan, Maninder Dhariwal,Veena, Vijay Kher. Pediatric ABO-Incompatiable Kidney Transplantation : Evolving with the Advancing Apheresis Technology : A Single- Centre Experience Pediatr Transplant 2018; e13138
  • Delhi Nephrology Society
  • Indian Society of Nephrology
  • Indian Society of Organ Transplant
  • International Society of Nephrology (ISN)
  • ERA – EDTA
OPD Timings

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  • Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu & Sat 10:30 am to 2:30 pm, 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Fri 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm.
  • Video Consultation: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu & Sat 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
  • Room No. 113, First Floor