Dr Avinash Ignatius is a Clinical Nephrologist. His interests include, Chronic Renal Failure (Chronic Kidney Disease), Acute Renal Failure, Dialysis and Renal transplantation. He completed his M.B.B.S. (Medical School) from Vijaynagar Institute of Medical Sciences (earlier Govt Medical College), Bellary in 2001. He then specialized in M.D. Internal Medicine from St. John’s Medical College, Bangalore and then did his super-specialisation in D.M. Nephrology from the prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi.
He was actively involved in teaching undergraduate and post graduate students during his years at St John's Medical College and at AIIMS and has a number of publications including chapters in books to his credit. Through his blog (http://kidneycare.blog.com) and public education lectures he has been actively involved in spreading awareness of kidney diseases.
He is the Joint Secretary of the Indian Cardio Renal Society and also member of the Indian Society of Nephrology and the Indian Society of Organ Transplantation.