Dr Sonia Gupta

M.B.B.S., M.D (Gold Medalist And University Topper), D.N.B.(Nephrology)

Dr H L Trivedi Institute of Transplantation Sciences , Ahmedabad

2005 June - Sept 2007

Assistant Professor (Nephrology and Transplantation) Was looking after a very busy and hectic nephrology and kidney transplantation unit of 100 indoor beds. The Institute does on an average of 200 kidney transplants a year, which is the highest number of renal transplants a year in the country.

Had the responsibility of running a similarly heavy nephrology OPD catering to an average of 70 -80 outdoor nephrology patients and a follow up transplanted patient’s OPD of an average of 30-35 patients a day

Was also a part of the team of cadaver programme run by the Institute for doing cadaver renal transplants.

Looked after maintenance dialysis patients on an average of 600 patients a month.

Had an experience of almost 400-450 femoral catheterizations and 500 -550 jugular and subclavian catheter insertions

Done 250 acute peritoneal catheter insertions

Done 300 native kidney biopsies and 350 graft biopsies.

Had a total of 40 CAPD patients under my care.

Had  an experience of conducting lectures as a part of CME programmes for speciality doctors.

Was involved in the doctorate teaching programme run in the Institute for DM (Nephro) students.

Had taken part in public awareness campaigns for renal diseases run by the Institute

Institute of Kidney Diseases and Research Center

Oct 2004 - May 2005

Bhailal Amin Hospital Vadodara Gujarat

April 2000 - May 2000

Fellow in Pediatric Renal Transplantation


2005 May  Institute of Kidney Diseases and Research Center , Ahmedbad Gujarat ,DNB ( Nephrology )  National Board of Examinations ,New Delhi
1999 May.  B J Medical  College and Civil Hospital Ahmedabad Gujarat MD (Internal Medicine ).
1994 May B J Medical College and Civil Hospital Ahmedabad Gujarat MBBS.


Gold medal

Biochemistry ,Pathology , Microbiology and Surgery  Publications -4 , Presentation -10


Awards and Publications

Stood first in the University for MD (Medicine) and received a gold medal.
Topped the university examination in medicine for third MBBS final examination and received gold medal for the same
Received gold medal in pharmacology in second MBBS final examination for standing first awarded by the Indian Pharmacological Institute , New Delhi.
Have delivered guest lecture on Sirolimus as a Conversion Therapy in Renal Transplant Patients –a single center experience in the annual Indian Society of Organ Transplantation 2006
Have presented a poster at World Congress Of Nephrology 2007 at Rio de Janiero, Brazil on Experience of use of sirolimus in renal transplantation –the largest single worker experience of using the drug in India.
Have presented a paper at Congress of Asian Society of Transplantation in Dec 2007 in Pattaya ,Thailand on Use of sirolimus in Indian Patients.