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Dr.Lekha. H

Dr Lekha Hrishikeshan has the recognition of being the first Pediatric Nephrologistin Kerala . She has 28 years of experience in Pediatrics, Pediatric Nephrology and Nephrology, with 25 years of teaching experience In India and abroad. Its she, who initiated the Pediatric Nephrology work in the Government sector- Department of Pediatrics, SAT Hospital in 1995. During the tenure at Muscat, she was responsible for organising
the Pediatric Nephrology services in the Ministry of Health and headed the PediatricNephrology unit at Royal Hospital , the tertiary care referral centre for Pediatric Nephrology with all the services including an active renal replacement therapy programme even for neonates and renal transplantation

Qualification & Higher Training


FRCPCH ,Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health
MRCPCH,Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health
MRCP (UK), Royal College of Physicians of United Kingdom
DM (Nephrology), Govt. Medical College, Calicut, India
DNB (Nephrology), National Board of Examinations, New Delhi, India
MD (Pediatrics), Govt. Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram, India
DNB (Pediatrics),National Board of Examinations, New Delhi, India
DCH ,Govt. Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram, India
MBBS, Govt. Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram, India

Previous Experience

Senior Consultant, Pediatric Nephrology, Royal Hospital, Muscat
Lecturer , Pediatrics & Pediatric Nephrology, Govt. Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram.
Senior Resident in Nephrology, Govt. Medical College, Calicut
Lecturer, Pediatrics, T.D. Medical College, Alleppey
Lecturer, Medicine, Govt. Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram.

 

Awards and honors: Awards

Sundereswara Iyer Endowment in Ophthalmology for the year 1983-84, Kerala, India.
Third Rank for the MBBS Degree Examinations in Kerala,1986.
Awarded fellowship of the Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health

Professional Membership

Member, Kerala State branch, Indian Academy of Paediatrics
Member, Indian Academy of Paediatrics
Member, Indian Medical Association
Member, Indian Society of Nephrology
Member, International Pediatric Nephrology Association
Member, Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Glasgow
Fellow of the Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health
President, Pediatric Nephrology Chapter, IAP, Kerala

List of publication

Has published 13 journals