Dr Bharat Shah

Department: Nephrology and Renal Transplant

Designation: Director

Qualification: MBBS, MD (Internal Medicine), DNB (Nephrology)

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Dr Bharat Shah has been in practice for more than three decades now and has been associated with some of the top hospitals and medical institutions of the country. He has also been the Head of the Nephrology department of many renowned hospitals in Mumbai.

His MBBS degree was completed at KEM Hospital in Mumbai. He furthermore underwent training in the same hospital to specialize in his field of nephrology. He then went to USA and did his Clinical fellowship in Nephrology at University of Cincinnati Medical Centre and clinical research fellowship at New England Medical Center, Boston. Dr Bharat Shah holds special interests in kidney transplant and prevention and early detection of chronic kidney disease, hypertension, diabetic kidney disease among others. He is President of Indian Society of Nephrology, West Zone and General Secretary of Zonal Trasplant Coordination Committee, Mumbai.

Dr Bharat Shah is the founder member and managing trustee of NGO’s and was former adviser for Central India Kidney Foundation, Medical Adviser to J.N. Tata Endowment, and Oswal Welfare Charitable Trust. Dr Bharat is also a member of various professional bodies that pertain to Medicine, Nephrology and Organ Transplants.

Dr Shah has keen interest in research he has many publications to his credit. He is also the author of many book chapters and books related to kidney disease and kidney transplants. Furthermore, he has several on-going research projects in the field of kidney disease and transplant.

Experience

35+ Years of Experience

Experience:

  • Present
    Director, Nephrology at Global Hospital Mumbai.

Expertise

  • Hypertension
  • Prevention of kidney disease
  • Retarding progression in chronic kidney disease
  • Nutrition in kidney disease
  • Kidney Transplants

Achievements

  • 2020 : Author of award winning paper presented at annual meeting of Indian society of nephrology, west zone
  • 2020 : Co-author of award winning paper presented at the 1st Global CardioMetabolic Conclave Digital Meeting
  • 2019 : Awarded Dr. V.N. Acharya oration at the annual meeting of Indian society of nephrology
  • 2019 : Co-author and guide of award winning papers presented at the annual Conference of ISOT
  • 2018 : Co-author and guide of award winning papers presented at the annual Conference of ISN
  • 2018 : Awarded Dronacharya award by AVATAR in 2018
  • 2017 : Co-author and guide of award winning papers presented at the annual Conference of ISNWZ
  • 2016 : Co-author and guide of award winning papers presented at the annual conference of Indian society of Indian Soc. of Nephro (ISN).
  • 2016 : Recipient of J M Patel oration at the annual meeting of Indian Society of Organ Transplant (ISOT)
  • 2015 : Co-author and guide of award winning papers presented at the annual conference of Indian society of Organ Transplant and the West Zone chapter of Indian Soc. of Nephro (ISN).
  • 2015 : Awarded oration at the first conference of Society of Renal Nutrition and Metabolism
  • 2014 : Co-author and guide of award winning papers presented at the annual conference of Indian society of Organ Transplant
  • 2011 : Recipient of Khullar award oration at the annual meeting of Indian Society of Nephrology.
  • 2009 : Co-author and guide of an award winning paper presented at the annual conference of the West Zone Chapter of Indian Soc. of Nephro (ISN).
  • 2007 : Co-author and guide of an award winning paper presented at annual meeting of Indian Soc. of Nephrology.
  • 2006 : Author of award winning paper presented at Indian Soc. of Nephrology
  • 2005 : Co-author and guide of an award wining paper presented at the annual conference of the West Zone Chapter of Indian Soc. of Nephro (ISN).
  • 2004 : Co-author and guide of an award wining paper presented at the annual conference of the West Zone Chapter of Indian Soc. of Nephro (ISN).
  • 2002 : Co-author and guide of two award winning papers presented at the Annual Conference of the West Zone Chapter of ISN.
  • 2001 : Co-author and guide of the award winning papers presented at the 32nd Annual Conference of Indian Society of Nephrology.
  • 2000 : Co-author and guide of the award winning paper presented at the annual meeting of Western Chapter of the Indian Society of Nephrology.
  • 1998 : Co-author and guide of the award winning paper presented at the annual meeting of Western Chapter of the Indian Society of Nephrology.
  • 1997 : Co-author and guide of the award winning paper presented at the annual meeting of Japanese Society of Dialysis Therapy, 1997
  • 1997 : Recipient of French Govt. Scholarship for training in cadaver kidney transplant program
  • 1997 : Recipient of Olympian Honours award from Cadilla Healthcare-Zydus group.
  • 1996 : Co-author and guide of the “Best Paper” award for the paper presented at the annual meeting of Western Chapter of the ISN.
  • 1993 : Invited to talk at the research conference of the Division of Nephrology, New England Medical Center, Boston, USA.
  • 1984 : Awarded “Best Paper” prize for the paper, “Study of Urinary Tract Infection in Diabetic Patients” at the 40th Bombay Medical Congress

Publications

Dr Bharat Shah has published more than 90 articles some of them are –

  1. Bharat V. Shah. The Changing Role of Dietary Protein Restriction in Management of hronic Kidney Disease (CKD). Journal of the association of physicians of india;2015; 63, 34-40
  2. Z. A. Virani,   J. Kohli,   P. Rajput,   B. V. Shah,   A. Murthy Chronic Kidney Disease- Pandora’s Infectious Box !!!
  3. Bharat Shah, Ashok Kirpalani, Sham Sunder, Ashwani Gupta, Umesh Khanna, Deodatta Chafekar, Li Ping Tan, Dhavee Sirivongs, Dilip Pahari, Gokul Nath and Talat Alp Ikizler. A prospective, multi-centre, observational study to examine kidney disease progression in adults with chronic kidney disease – CKDOD – Study design and preliminary results. BMC Nephrology (2015) 16:215-221
  4. Malleshappa P, Shah BV. Prevalence of chronic kidney disease and the incidence of acute kidney injury in patients with coronary artery disease in Mumbai, India. Heart Views 2015;16:47-52
  5. Bharat V. Shah, Zamruud Patel. Past, present and future of nutrition in renal disease. Journal of renal nutrition and metabolism (2015) 4: 151-154
  6. Zaheer Amin Virani, Amol Bhagat, Satish Gaitonde, Prashant Rajput,Prashant Rao, Bharat Shah Medi Quiz – An Accidental Diagnosis on Chest X-Ray in a Renal Transplant Recipient. The Indian Practitioner.  Volume 68 2015
  7. Sushma Bala1, Bharat Shah1, Prashant Rajput1, Prashant Rao.2 Unmasking of primary hyperparathyroidism by Vitamin D therapy. Indian j nephrology
  8. Dr. Mita B. Shah, Dr. Prashant Rajput, Dr. Bharat V. Shah. Efficay and safety of gliptins in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and chronic kidney disease. Journal of renal nutrition and metabolism (2016) 2: 2-4
  9. Shah BV and Patel ZM. Role of low protein diet in management of different stages of chronic kidney disease – practical aspects. BMC Nephrology (2016)17:156
  10. Shah BV, Rajput P, Virani ZA, Warghade s. Baseline anti-blood group antibody titres and their response to desensitization and kidney transplantation. Indian J Nephrol. 2017; 27: 195–198.
  11. Virani ZA, Rajput P, Nandu VP, Shah BV. ABO-Incompatible living donor kidney transplant in a human immunodeficiency virus-positive woman. Indian J Transplant 2018;12:64-6
  12. Shah SB, Shah BV. Legal aspects of transplantation in India. Indian J Transplant 2018;12:169-73
  13. Virani ZA, Rajput PJ, Vora HM, Shah MB, Shah S, Shah BV. Successful outcome of transplanting a kidney from a HCV-positive deceased donor into a HCV-negative recipient. Indian J Transplant 2018;12:227-9
  14. Shah M, Virani Z, Rajput P, Shah B. Efficacy and safety of canagliflozin in kidney transplant patients. Indian J Nephrol 2019;29:278-81
  15. Rajput P, Virani ZA, Shah BV. Crystalline nephropathy due to APRT deficiency: A preventable cause of renal and renal allograft failure. Indian J Nephrol 2020;30:290-2.

BOOK PUBLISHED

  1. Kidney Failure: A guide for patients and families
  2. Diet in Chronic Renal Failure.
  3. Kidney transplant

BOOK EDITED

  1. Kidney disease and nutrition
  2. Anemia in chronic kidney disease

CHAPTERS CONTRIBUTED

  1. Role of Dietary Protein Restriction in Retarding Progression of Chronic Renal Insufficiency. Medicine Update, Vol. 12, 774 – 779, 2002.
  2. Renal Transplantation:  API Textbook of Medicine
  3. Cardiorenal cascade: Medicine update
  4. A Primer on Dialysis- An Indian Perspective : Nutrition in Dialysis. Chapter 13, 169 – 174, December 2008.
  5. Paraproteinemia and kidney disease. ECAB Clinical Update: systemic diseases and renal manifestations, Pg 86-103, 2009
  6. Monitoring of transplant recipient and complications. ECAB Clinical update: Renal Transplant. Pg 131-153, 2011
  7. Diabetic nephropathy. Daibetes and complications in India: Perspectives and treatment options. Panacea Biotec LTD. 2010
  8. Nutritional management in CKD. ECAB Clinical update: Kidney disease and nutrition. Pg. 63-79
  9. Newer erythropoiesis-stimulating agents. ECAB Clinical update: Nephrology: Anemia in chronic kidney disease Pg. 63-79

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