CME INDIA Presentation by ⚜ Dr. M. Gowri Sankar, MD, Senior Assistant Professor, Dept. of General Medicine, Government Medical College and ESI Hospital, Coimbatore.
Today’s History Feature:
Dr. Sanjay Pandya
(Born – Sep 16, 1959)
🇮🇳 The Pride of India 🇮🇳
💠Indian Physician & Senior Nephrologist
💠Chief Mentor and Founder of Kidney Education Foundation
🔸Dr. Sanjay Pandya was born in the city of Porbandar, Gujarat in 1959.
🔸He did his MD (Internal Medicine) at M. P. Shah Medical College, Jamnagar, Gujarat in 1986 and completed his DNB Nephrology at the Institute of Kidney Disease and Research Center, Ahmedabad in 1989.
🔸After his studies, he started his career as a practicing Nephrologist at Rajkot, Gujarat.
🔸Dr. Pandya is famous for his book “Practical Guidelines on Fluid Therapy,” which was first published in 1999. He took three years to complete this masterpiece. It is one of the best-selling books and has crossed more than one lakh copies.
🔸His lectures on “Fluid, Electrolytes and Acid-Base Disorders” are very popular across the country.
🔸Further, he has contributed many chapters on Fluid, Electrolytes and Acid-base Disorders in many books and monograms.
🔸In addition, Dr. Pandya has authored an informative handbook “Save Your Kidneys” to educate kidney disease patients. The book provides all basic information about symptoms, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of different kidney diseases in simple and easy language. The first edition was published in 2012 and its second edition in 2015.
🔸Furthermore, he became Chief Mentor and Founder of Kidney Education Foundation, a health organisation and developed the website www.KidneyEducation.com with a mission to prevent and care for kidney diseases.
🔸Today, his website is one of world’s largest patient education website and his ebook “Save Your Kidneys” was uploaded in 12 regional languages of India and 25 International languages.
🔸His ebook is a complete, compact and practical guide for all major kidney problems – it got global recognition and received many awards including the “Golden Book of World Records and Asia Book of Records.”
🔸For his meritorious service in the field of nephrology, Dr. Pandya was honoured by many awards including the Association of Physicians of India’s (API) Dr. Jivraj Mehta Oration Award and Dr. Siddharth Shah Memorial Oration Award.
Celebrating his birthday today 💐
A Passionate Doctor, Pioneer in the Education of Kidney Patients, Orator, and a Dedicated Teacher
A Proud Son of Mother India 🇮🇳
Dr. Sanjay Pandya🙏🏼
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