Dr. Krishnaswamy Sampathkumar is an eminent doctor practising in Madurai for the last 22 years. Since 1992 he has been working as a Senior Consultant Nephrologist at Meenakshi Mission Hospital and Research Centre. The Centre has grown to become a premier institute for kidney diseases in south India, having a large inpatient and outpatient base for Clinical Nephrology, Haemodialysis, Peritoneal Dialysis and Renal Transplantation. Dr. Sampathkumar is also available for consultation at... [+]

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (FRCP).
  • Fellow of the Indian Society of Nephrology (FISN).
  • Member, International Society of Nephrology.
  • Life Member, Indian Society of Nephrology.
  • Life Member, Association of Physicians of India.


Research studies on:
- Dialysis
- Kidney Transplantation
- Glomerulonephritis
- Diabetes and Kidneys.
Invited Review: Niacin and Analogs for Phosphate Control in Dialysis - Perspective from a Developing Country. International Urology Nephrology Journal. Accepted for Mar 2009 Issue.
Invited Review: Rhabdomyolysis due to Hair Dye Poisoning – Emerging Threat. Journal of Emergency and Trauma. Jan 2009 Issue.
Extended Release Nicotinic Acid - A Novel Oral Agent for Phosphate Control. Sampathkumar K, Selvam M, Sooraj Y S, Gowthaman S, Ajeshkumar R N.  Int Urol Nephrol. 2006;38(1):171-4.
  • Hypertension and Renal Transplantation. HSICON 2003. XIIth National Conference of Hypertension Society of India. Madurai. 2003.
  • Presentation
  • Invited Lecture: Immunosuppression 2008. South Zone Indian Society of Urology. Tirupathi. Jul 2008.
  • Presentation
  • Invited Lecture: Faculty for Anaesthesia for Renal Transplant. National Conference at Coimbatore Kidney Centre. May 2008.
  • Presentation
Newspaper Report. Are Your Kidneys OK? The Hindu. Mar 12, 2008.
Newspaper Article. High Blood Pressure is Linked to Kidney Disorder. The Hindu. Mar 13, 2008.
Newspaper Report. Cheap Tablets to Treat Kidney Illness. The Hindu. May 17, 2006.
Assistant Professor of Nephrology, Madurai Medical College. Involved in teaching MD Internal Medicine and Paediatrics Postgraduates for eight years. 1992 to 2000.
Started DNB Nephrology at Meenakshi Mission Hospital to train DNB Nephrology Postgraduates. The first such centre in Southern Districts of Tamil Nadu. 2004 onwards.
Conducted several patient education programmes in the Southern Districts of Tamil Nadu over the last 15 years.