Dr. Vijay Kher


about Dr. Vijay Kher

With more than 40 years of experience, Dr. Vijay Kher is among the best nephrologists in India. He has set up successful Nephrology departments at Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar, SGPGI, Lucknow, Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi, Fortis Hospitals, New Delhi and Medanta – The Medicity, Gurugram. An astute clinician, a teacher par excellence, and a keen researcher, Dr. Kher has more than 180 publications in peer reviewed journals and has delivered more than 350 lectures at national and international scientific events. His research interests are kidney transplantation (clinical immunosuppression, pre-emptive kidney transplantation and steroid-free immunosuppression, cost- containment), progression of renal disease, acute kidney injury, and glomerulonephritis. He has been awarded fellowships of National Academy of Medical Sciences, Royal College of Physicians Edinburg & Indian Society of Nephrology.


Clinical Fellowship Nephrology
University of Cincinnati, Medical Centre, USA
Research Fellowship Hypertension 
Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, USA
DNB (Nephrology)
National Boards, India
DM (Nephrology)
PGIMER, Chandigarh
MD (Internal Medicine)
PGIMER, Chandigarh
Glancy  Medical College, Amritsar

Awards & Achievements

Professor KL Wig Oration, 2013, 2013
JM Patel Oration, 2009
RT Jain Oration, 2007
Dr.BS Chaubey Oration, 2006
Delhi Nephrology Society Oration, 2006
Khullar Oration, 2005
RK Jalota Oration, 1992
Best Paper Award, Indian Society of Nephrology Annual conference, 2009