Dr. Tarun Kumar Saha


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Dr. Tarun Kumar Saha is a Consultant Nephrologist at PACE Hospitals. He has nearly 20 years' post-DM experience, with expertise in IJ Catheterisation, Sub-Clavian Catheterisation, Graft and Native Kidney Biopsy, Intermittent Peripheral Dialysis (IPD), Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis (CAPD), Automated Peritoneal Dialysis (APD), Haemodialysis, Sustained Low Efficiency Dialysis (SLED), Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT), Tunnel Permcath insertion and Percutaneous CAPD Catheter insertion.

Dr. Saha's academic qualifications include an MBBS degree from Nil Ratan Sirkar (NRS) Medical College & Hospital in 1987 followed by an MD (Internal Medicine) degree from PGIMER, Chandigarh in 1992; a DM super specialty degree in Nephrology from PGIMER, Chandigarh in 1995 and a DNB (Medicine) in 1995. He has also completed Steps I and II of the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) and holds an Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) Certificate.

Before coming to PACE Dr. Saha served at several hospitals in India. He was Consultant Nephrologist at Heritage Hospitals in Varanasi (April-October 2001) and started the first Kidney Transplant Centre in eastern Uttar Pradesh. From 2001-2005 he served as a Senior Consultant Nephrologist at Apollo Hospitals, Bilaspur, where he introduced HD, CAPD & SLED, which benefited patients of Coal India Ltd. in remote villages of Bilaspur. During 2005-2010 he held the position of Senior Consultant and Head of Nephrology at Kamineni Hospitals, Hyderabad. He was also an Assistant Professor of Nephrology at Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, and PGIMER, Chandigarh, and a Thesis Guide to MD and DNB students as well as Chief of a Dialysis Technician Diploma Course at Kamineni Hospitals, Hyderabad.

  2010 - Present Head of Nephrology & Transplant at Apollo Hospitals

  2011 - Present Head of Nephrology & Transplant at PACE Hospitals

  2005 - 2010 Head of Nephrology & Transplant at Kamineni Hospitals

  2001 - 2005 Senior Consultant Nephrologist & Transplant Physician at Apollo Hospitals

  2001 - 2002 Consultant Nephrologist & Transplant Physician at Heritage Hospitals

  Travel Scholarship at WCN, Singapore - 2005

  Travel Scholarship at WCN, Petropolis, Brazil - 2007

  Travel Scholarship at WTC, Sydney, Australia - 2008

  Travel Scholarship at WCN, Victoria, Canada - 2009

  International Society of Nephrology (ISN)

  Indian Medical Association (IMA)

  Association of Physicians of India (API)

  Association of Physicians of India

  MD - Internal Medicine