Dr Ratan Jha


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Dr Ratan Jha is a Senior Consultant Nephrologist at Virinchi Hospitals with overall 27 years’ experience. Prior to joining Virinchi Hospitals, he worked as a Consultant Nephrologist at Medwin Hospitals for about 23 years. He was Director of DNB (Nephrology) programme at Medwin Hospitals for over 10 years and has been actively involved in patient care activities, teaching and research programs in nephrology encompassing dialysis, transplantation and clinical care.

Dr Jha received his medical undergraduate training from the 1st medical college of the country: Medical College Calcutta & was awarded MBBS degree by Calcutta University. He was awarded Gold Medal for securing 1st position in Diploma in TB & Chest Disease from Delhi University.

Subsequently, after specialising in Medicine, he received MD (General Medicine) Degree from Patna Medical College, a premier institute of north India. He pursued his career in kidney disease at Sanjay Gandhi PGIMS Lucknow, the leading research institute of the country and received post-doctoral degree of D.M. (Nephrology). He received his DNB (Nephrology) degree from National Board in First Attempt and was conferred fellowship by Indian Society of Nephrology in 2011 in Hyderabad.

He has contributed many chapters in several books; gave 70 platform presentations in various national and international conferences; published 68 papers in various national and international journals and attended several workshops on dialysis, CAPD, renal transplantation and clinical nephrology.

Renal Tubular Acidosis, Lupus nephritis, Hepatitis B&C, Acid-Base Electrolyte Disorder are his areas of interest. He prefers doing collaborative research in the field of dialysis and transplant and achieving a path breaking milestone or breakthrough through cost-effective approach in clinical care and collaborative research. He loves teaching training, playing outdoor games and swimming.