Prof. Dr Kasi Visweswaran R

Prof. Dr R Kasi Visweswaran - An acclaimed Nephrologist with over 35 years experience in managing General Nephrology Patients, Renal Biopsies and Transplantation. He has made significant success in managing multiple live transplant cases including those with post-transplant complications, continuous renal replacement therapies and acute renal failure. He was the former Professor of Govt. medical College, Kottayam and later Professor & Vice Principal at the Govt. Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram.


Qualification & Higher Training

FRCP (Edin), Royall College of Physicians, Edinburgh, UK
MNAMS (Nephrology), National Board of Examination, Delhi
DM (Nephrology), PGIMER, Chandigarh
MD (General Medicine), Govt. Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram
MBBS, Govt. Medical College, Kottayam

Previous Experience

Professor of Nephrology, Vice Principal, Govt. Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram
Professor and Head of Nephrology, Govt. Medical College, Kottayam
Senior Consultant, Cosmopolitan Hospital, Thiruvananthapuram
Senior Consultant, Holy Cross Hospital, Kollam
Senior Consultant, Shankar’s Institute of Medical Sciences, Kollam

Awards and honors: Awards

Dr. V. R. Seelabhadran Nair Endowment Prize in Medicine. Medical College Kottayam-1968
Malayala Manorama Gold Medal for Best out-going student, Medical College Kottayam – 1969
Dr.K. C. K.E. Raja Memorial Endowment Prize of University of Kerala-1969 (First in University for Final MBBS Pat I)
Commonwealth Medical Fellowship 1993 Awarded by association of Commonwealth Universities, London
Fellowship of Indian Society of Nephrology-1994
Lifetime achievement award of Association of physicians of India, Kerala chapter 2009.


Professional Membership

Member, International Society of Nephrology

Member,Indian Society of Nephrology 
(Formerly, President, Indian Society of Nephrology 2002 – 03)

  Member, Indian Society of Nephrology (Southern Chapter)
(Formerly, Chairman, Southern Chapter of Indian Society of Nephrology)

Member,  Association of Physicians of India

 Association of Physicians of India (Kerala Chapter-Life member)
(Formerly, Secretary of API, Kerala chapter)

 Member, National Academy of Medical Sciences (INDIA) ,New Delhi 

Member,Indian Society for Clinical Pharamacology and Therapeutics 

 Member,Indian Medical Association 

Member, IMA Academy of Medical Specialities
(Formerly President of IMA, AMS Trivandrum) 

List of publication

Published in 20 journals

Author& editor of of books and also chapters in various books