The Nephrology department at Velammal Hospital is one of the leading centres for Dialysis and Kidney transplants in South Tamil Nadu. It offers comprehensive diagnosis and treatment for a wide spectrum of kidney ailments. A team of Nephrologists and dedicated support staff provide the best treatments from dialysis and surgeries to transplantation for adults and children alike. The state-of-the-art dialysis unit supports over 3500 patients every month and also offers automated peritoneal dialysis and continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis for patients. They can also benefit from the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister’s Health Insurance Scheme and most health insurance policies for renal procedures are available here.
The Kidney Transplant Program was established in January 2017 at the Velammal Hospital. It is overseen by an internationally trained nephrologist and outcomes are on par with international standards. The hospital is authorised to conduct transplants under various government insurance schemes including the CMCHIS. Velammal was awarded by the Tamil Nadu Government for the largest number of cadaveric transplants, in the private hospital category.