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Dr. A K Sharma

Director-Nephrology & Renal Transplant

Dr. Ashok Kumar Sharma is father of renal transplantation in rajasthan. He was the first one to conduct renal transplant surgery in Rajasthan with limited resources and facilities. He has over 600 successful renal transplants to his name.

  • Education & Experience
  • Special Interests
  • Awards & Honours
  • Publications

Education

  • MBBS Jiwaji University, Gwalior
  • MD (General Medicine) Jiwaji University, Gwalior
  • MNAMS (Nephrology)

Work Experience

  • Senior Resident, Department of Nephrology, Choithram Hospital & Research Centre, Indore (MP)
  • Senior Resident, Department of Nephrology, Muljibhai Patel Institute of Kidney Diseases, Nadiad, Gujarat
  • Chief Nephrologist and Head, Department Of Nephrology, Monilek Hospital & Research Centre, Jaipur, Rajasthan
  • Visiting Nephrologist Fortis Escorts Hospital, JLN Marg, Jaipur
  • Director Nephrology & Renal Transplant, Eternal Hospital, Jaipur
  • Renal Transplantation in HepB Positive donor or recipient.and post transplant antiviral therapy.
  • Acute Renal Failure due to Falciparum Malaria.
  • Chronic Renal Failure due to lifestyle.
  • Hemodynamic effects of Pan Masala consumption.
  • Continuous Autonomous Peritoneal Dialysis.
  • 'IMA Dr D.S. Munagekar Award' 1993 for best published research work. Presented at 69th Annual Conference of Indian Medical Association, Calicut.
  • 'International Society of Nephrology Travel Grant' Tokyo, July 15-20, 1990
  • 'Young Scientists Travel Grant' of 100,000 Japenesse Yen at Conference of 'Cell Biology and Nephron Heterogeneity:Fine Structure and Function'. Shizuoka, Japan, July 20-25, 1990.
  • 'Certificate of Appreciation' presented by The Governor of Rajasthan, Shri Bali Ram Bhagat on 20th August 1993
  • 'Award of Excellency' 1987,1992 presented by Medical Practitioners Society, Jaipur.
 
Also he is a member Of:
 
  • Association of Physicians of India
  • Indian Society Of Nephrology
  • Indian Society of Organ Transplantation.
  • Asian Society of Transplantation
  • Indian Society of Hemodialysis
  • Indian Society of Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Delhi Nephrology Society
  • Indian Hospital Association
  • Northern Chapter, Indian Society of Nephrology
  • Medical Practitioner Society of Jaipur
  • Jaipur Medical Association

 

Has written over 36 research articles and 19 Published abstracts and communications to his name.
 
Research Publications:
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  • Sharma AK. Tolani SL. Rathi GL. Chablani P. Gupta R. Primary purulent pericarditis following renal transplantation. J Association Physicians India. 1990, 38 591-592.
  • Sharma AK. Gupta R. Chablani P. Sharma PL. Progression of renal failure role of red cell deformability in, Koide H, Dndon H, Kurokawa K. (Editors), Cellular and molecular biology of the kidney Contributions to Nephrology Basel Karger 1991, 95: 120-125.
  • Sharma AK. Tolani SL. Rathi GL. Gupta R, Rehabilitation after renal transplantation in persons from rural Rajasthan, India, Transplantations Proceedings, 1992, 38 : 1830.
  • Gupta R, Jain BK. Gupta HP, Ranawat SS. Sharma AK, Gupta KD. Mitral valve prolapse two dimensional echocardiography reveals a high prevalence in three to twelve year old children. Indian Pediatrics 1992,29417-423.
  • Sharma AK, Tolani SL. Rathi GL, Chablani P, Gupta R. Experience with renal transplantation in Rajasthan J Association Physicians India 1993, 4130-32.
  • Sharma AK, Bansal R, Gupta H, Joshi A. Acute Renal Failure in Rajasthan. Ind. J. Nephrol. 1993, New Series Vol. 3, No. 4, 106-9.
  • Gupta R Sharma AK. Prevalence of hypertension and subtypes in an Indian rural population, clinical and electrocardiographic correlates. J Human Hypertension 1994.8.823-829.
  • Sharma AK, Totani SL. Rathi GL, Gupta R. Renal transplantation in Rajasthan the first hundred cases Monilek Hospital Bull. 1996 3:4-14.
  • Gupta R, Kapoor A, Sharma AK, Sharma VN Therapeutic implications of hypertension epidemiological studies Indian J Hypertension 1997;45 :863-864.
  • Gupta R, Sharma AK, Kapoor, Prakash H. Epidemiological studies and treatment of hypertension J Association Physicians India 1997; 45 :863-864.
  • Gupta R, Prakash H, Sharma AK, Prevalence of coronary heart disease and risk factors in elderly urban and rural subjects in Rajasthan, Indian J. Gerontology. 1997; 11: 16-20.
  • Sharma AK, Prakash H, Gupta R, Pulmonary hypertension following renal transplantation. A case report. Indian J. Nephrology 1997; 7: 67-68.
  • Sharma AK, Arora M, Gupta H, Makkar RK, Gupta R. Energy Intake and nutritional status in patients with and stage renal disease Indian J Nephrology 1997; 7:97-99.
  • Sharma AK, Arora M, Gupta H, Gupta R. Malarial acute renal failure in Rajasthan J. Association Physicians India. 1998; 46:1001-1002.
  • Sharma AK, Gupta R, Kabra A, Agarwal VS, Mishra KK, Prevalence of proteinuria in school children, Indian J Nephrology 1998; 8:96-98.
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  • Sharma AK, Arora M, Gupta R, Makkar RK, Gupta HP. Free radicals in acute renal failure due to falciparum malaria. Indian J Nephrology 1999; 8:101-103.
  • Sharma AK, Arora M, Goyle A, Jain R, Gupta HP, Gupta R. Lipid Peroxide levels in chronic renal failure. J. Association Physicians India 1999; 47 :296-297.
  • Sharma AK, Gupta R, Totani SL, Rathi GL, Gupta H, Singh AK. Non-compliance in renal transplantation. Indian J Nephrology 1999; 9:13-16.
  • Sharma AK, Tolani SL, Rathi GL, Gupta HP. Singh AK, Gupta R. Tuberculosis in renal allograft recipients a single centre experience form Western India. Indian J Nephrology 2000; 1026-8.
  • Sharma AK, Gupta R, Tolani SL, Rathi GL, Gupta HP. Evaluation of Socio economic factors in non-compliance in renal transplantation proceedings. 2002; 32: 1864.
  • Sharma AK, Tolani SL, Gupta HP. Gupta R. Tuberculosis after renal transplantation Proceedings. 2000; 32:1959.
  • Sharma AK, Gupta Tolani SL, Rathi GL Gupta HP, Gupta R. Multiple renal arteries in renal transplantation donors: management and complications. Indian J Nephrology. 2000: 1042-45.
  • Sharma AK, Gupta R, Gupta HP, Singh AK. Haemodynamic effects of pan masala in healthy volunteers. J Association Physicians Indian 2000;48:400-401
  • Gupta R, Sharma AK, Prakash H. High prevalence of hypertension in rural and urban Indian populations. Transplantation proceedings 2000; 32:184.
  • Sharma AK, Gupta HP, Gupta R. Demographic correlates and quality of death in patients with end-state renal disease and no prospects of renal replacement therapy. Indian J Nephrology 2001;11:61-62.
  • Gupta R. Gupta VP, Prakash H, Sharma M, Sharma AK. Hindu-Muslim differences in the prevalence of coronary heart disease and risk factors. J. Indian Medical Association 2002:1002227-230.
  • Sharma AK, Gupta VP Prakash H, Bharadwaj H, Gupta R. High prevalence of hypertension in the desert based rural population of Rajasthan. South Asian J Preventive Cardiology. 2003;7z91-89.
  • Gupta R, Sharma AK Gupta VP Bhatnagar S, Rastogi S, Deedwania PC Increased variance in blood pressure distribution and changing hypertension prevalence in an urban Indian population. J. Human Hypertension. 2003;17:535-540.
  • Sharma AK Tolani9 SL Gupta HP, Gupta R. CAPD in Rajasthan state: a single centre experience. India J Peritoneal Dialysis 2005;17:535-540.
  • Prasad PP, Tiwari AK, Prasanna Kumar KM, Ammini AC, Gupta A, Gupta R, Sharma AK, Rao AR, Nagendra R, Satishchandra, T, Tiwari SC Rastogi P, Gupta BL Thema BK. Chronic renal insufficiency in individuals with type 2 diabetes and role of RAAS gene polymorphisms.BMC Medical Genetics 2006;7;e42.
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  • Sharma AK, Gupta R, Sama M, Gupta N, Gupta VP. Hypertension, prehypertension and cardiovascular risk factors in urban subjects: Jaipur Heart watch-2. J Association Physicians India 2006: in press.
  • Sharma AK, Toalni SL Rathi GL Sharma PL Gujpta H Gupta R. Abbreviated dose Daacluzimab in living related donor transplantation: a single centre experience. Indian J Nephrology 2006; 16:47-50.
  • Prasad PP, Tiwari AK, Prasanna Kumar KM, Ammini AC, Gupta R,Sharma AK, Thelma BK. Role of TG Fbl, TNFA, CCR2 and CCR5 gene polymorphisms in chronic renal insufficiency among Asian Indians with type-2 diabetes. BMC Medical Genetics; Submitted.
  • Prasad P, Tiwari AK, Prasanna Kumar KM, Ammini AC, Gupta A, Sharma AK, Gupta R, Thelma BK. Role of dopaminergic pathway gene polymorphisms in type 2 diabetes and chronic renal insufficiency in Asian Indians. Diabetes. Submitted.
  • Tiwari AK, Prasad PP, Prasanna Kumar KM, Ammini AC, Gupta A, Sharma AK, Gupta R, Thelma BK, Chronic renal insufficiency in individuals with type-2 diabetes : Role of oxidative stress pathway genes. Submitted.
  • Delayed Craft Function in Live Related Donor Renal Transplantation,Sharma AK, Tolani SL, Rathi GL, Sharma R, Gupta HP, Gupta R,Saudi J. Kidney Dis Transpl. 2010:21(2); 242-245.
PUBLISHED ABSTRACTS AND COMMUNICATIONS
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  • Sharma AK, Rajapukar MM, Kowdle P., Urinary Protein - creatinine ratio in single sample : an alternative to collecting 24 hours Urine Sample. J. Assoc. Phys. Ind. 1985, 33-37.
  • Sharma AK, Tolani SL, Chablani P, Gupta R. Renal transplantation in Rajasthan. J. Assoc. Physicians India. 1987; 35-542.
  • Sharma AK, Tolani SL, Gupta R. Comparison of azathioprine-prednisolone and cyclosporine-predmisolone in related donor renal transplantations. I assoc. Physicians India, 1988; 36, 44-45.
  • Sharma AK, Tolani SL, Gupta R. Renal transplantation. Magnitude of the problem. J. Assoc. Physicians India. 1989;37-470.
  • Sharma AK, Gupta R, Shanna PL, Chablani P. Role of erythrocyte deformability inprogression of chronic renal failure and its modification using pentoxiphyiline. Abstract book. 11th Annual Conference of International Society of Nephrology. Tokyo. Japan, 1990.
  • Sharma AK, Pandya P, Sharma R, Intraglomerular hypertension, red cell deformability and diabetic nephropathy : Clinical efficacy of Pentoxifylline. Cardionephrology. Proceedings of Third European Symposium II Caore nelle nephropetie e nella diabist : Asisi, Italy, April 11-13, 1991.
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  • Sharma AK, Tolani SL, Rathi GL, Gupta R. Rehabilitation after renal transplantation in rural Rajasthan (India). Abstract book. lSt International Conference on Transplantation in Developing Countries, Singapore 1992.
  • Gupta R, Jain BK, Gupta HP, Ranawat SS, Sharma AK, Gupta KD. Incidence of mitral valve prolapse in children. Indian Paediatrics, 1992:29:1175-ll76.
  • Gupta R, Sharma AK, Keswani P. Left ventricular mass in normotensive and hypertensive chronic renal failure. J Assoc Physicians India. 1992; 40:830-1.
  • Gupta R, Sharma DK, Sharma AK. Study of echocardiographic determinants of atrial fibrillation in older patients with rheumatic metal stenosis. J Assoc Physicians India. 1992 ; 40:846.
  • Sharma AK, Tolani SL, Rathi GL, Gupta R. Management and outcome of multiple donor renal arteries in renal transplantation. International Conference of Transplantation in GCC Countries, Abu Dhabi. l998;6.
  • Sharma AK, Gupta R, Tolani SL, Rathi GL, Gupta HP. Evaluation of socio-economic factors in non-compliance in renal transplantation. Proceedings of 6th Congress of Asian Society of Transplantation. Singapore, 1999;185.
  • Sharma AK, Tolani SL, Rathi GL, Gupta, HP Gupta R. Tuberculosis after rental transplantation. Proceedings of Asian Society of Transplantation. Singapore. 1999;294.
  • Gupta R, Sharma AK, Prakash H. High prevalence of hypertension in rural and urban Indian populations. Proceedings of 6th Congress of Asian Society of Transplantation. Singapore. 1999; 180.
  • Sharma AK, Gupta R, Gupta HP, Singh AK. Haemodynamic effects of pan masala in healthy volunteers. J Assoc Physicians India 2000;52:748.
  • Gupta R, Kaul V, Sarna M, Singhal S, Songra MR, Sharma AK. Low HDL Cholesterol and high triglycerides are important lipid abnormalities in Indian coronary heart disease patients : a population based case-control study. Indian Heart J 2000; 52:748.
  • Sharma AK, Gupta R, Tolani SL, Tambi SS, Rathi HP. Renal transplantation from Hepatitis B' positive donors. Abstracts : 7th Congress of Asian Society of Transplantation. New Delhi. 2002; 95-96.
  • Sharma AK; Gupta HP, Tolani SL, Tambi SS, Gupta R. Renal transplantation from HBsAg positive donor to antigen negative recipient; five year follow-up XVI conference ISOT; 2005:11.
  • AK Sharma, SL Tolani, GL Rathi, R Gupta, P Sharma, H Gupta, S Agarwal. Delayed Graft Function in Live Related Donor Renal transplantation: A Single Centre Study. Ind J Nephrology 2006; 16(no.3) p.145.