Areas of Interest
Management of kidney diseases, all forms of dialysis (peritoneal dialysis, standard hemodialysis, hemodiafiltration, hemoperfusion technique, plasmapheresis, SLED and CRRT Nocturnal Hemodialysis) and Kidney Transplant (including sensitized patients and ABO-incompatible transplants), Acid-based disorders and electrolyte imbalance, renal hypertension, Retardation of progression of CKD.
Treatments/ Procedure performed
Hemodialysis, Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy, Kidney Transplantation, Kidney Biopsy
EDUCATION & TRAINING
Dr. Jitendra Kumar has contributed considerably in his chosen field of Nephrology and Kidney Transplant Surgery, both as a clinician and as a teacher.
He completed DM (Nephrology) from the Sanjay Gandhi Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow. Practices at Accord superspeciality hospital as chairman renal sciences.
Dr. Jitendra graduated from Patna Medical College (Previously Known as Prince of Wales Medical College) in 1992. He got his MD (Medicine) from same medical college in 1997. He later passed Diplomat of National Board Examination in General Medicine. After clearing Union Public Service Exam, he joined Indian Railways. This gave him great experience in dealing with rural population and understanding the plight of people residing in remote areas. Realizing paucity of Nephrologist, he resigned from the job and after clearing a tough examination, got a DM (doctoral) seat in Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences Lucknow. During that time there were less than 20 seats in DM nephrology in entire India. During 1999 to 2002 as a DM trainee Dr. Jitendra participated in several research projects some of them got published in peer reviewed indexed journals.
Later in 2003 Jan he joined Nagaruna Hospital Vijaywada and developed a dialysis unit & by the end of the year he shifted to Delhi region and joined Escorts Hospital Faridabad as head of nephrology. His tenure continued as Fortis hospital took over the management. Experience gained as a corporate employee was tremendous. Especially to keep the delicate balance between compulsions and limitations of a private facility and larger social responsibility of treating patients who may not be that affording. For more than 2 decade of dedicated nephrology care followed by educating masses through, CME, lectures, public education programs, village outreach program, medical camps and other resources.
He has the honour of bringing various procedures for the first time in Faridabad, such as CRRT, hemoperfusion, CAPD and Kidney transplant. His academic pursuit continues as he is regularly invited as faculty for various regional and national nephrology, dialysis and transplant forums. He was teaching Medicine in Manav Rachna University. Currently he is a professor nephrology in ESI Medical College, Faridabad. He held a leadership position at various leading hospitals of Faridabad including, Escorts Hospital Faridabad, Asian Institute of medical sciences, QRG Multispeciality Hospital, Metro Heart Institute with multispeciality Faridabad. His concept is - Life is beautiful even if kidney fails and for that he has worked sincerely for providing affordable, safe and quality kidney care in order to rehabilitate patients with kidney failure.
AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
Conferred Prestigious Fellowship in Indian society of Nephrology by Chief Minister of Orissa in 20 Dec 2018.
Budena Village, Sector 86, Faridabad, Haryana 121002, India