Nirmal Neurocare Health

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Dr. Santosh Dilipkumar Durugkar

M.B.B.S., M.D., D.N.B.


Dr. Durugkar has been working in medicine for more than 14 years, with a distinguished education in Nephrology and international experience before joining the Nirmal NeuroCare center in Nanded.

His past experience include-

  • Clinical fellow in Nephrology University Health Network, University of Toronto, Canada from 2008-2010
  • Consultant Nephrologist, Kamineni Hospital, Hyderabad, India from 2007-2008
  • Assistant Professor in Medicine , I/C Nephrology Division, Shri Krishna Hospital and Pramukh Swami Medical College, Kramsad, India from 2006-2007
  • Resident, Department of Nephrology, Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital, Nadian, India from 2003-2006
  • Lecturer, Department of Medicine, K.E.M.H, Mumbai, India 2002
  • Associate Consultant Krishna Cardiac Hosptical, Mumbai from 2001-2002
  • Resident in Internal Medicine, LTMMC and LTMGH, Mumbai from 1998-2001

His research publications include-

  • ‘Thyrotoxicosis in Trophoblastic Disaease’ at  MAPICON’2000, held in Thane in October’2000.
  • Co-authored paper titled ‘Profile of HIV Seropositivity in Elderly’ at APICON’2001, held in Delhi in January’2001.
  • Co-authored paper titled ‘Critical Care in the Elderly’-a case report at APICON’2001 held in Delhi in January’2001.
  • Presented a case report titled ‘POEMSSYND’ in VII CME in HAEMATOLOGY, held at Bombay Hospital, Mumbai in April’2001.
  • Co-authored paper Titled “Fifteen Years’ Experiences of Treating Atherosclerotic Renal Artery Stenosis by Interventional Nephrologists in India, Seminars in Dialysis, Volume 25, Issue1, pages 97-104, January/February”

His clinical trials experience include-

  • Co-Investigator: A randomized, double blind, placebo-controlled, Three Arm, parallel group, Multi center, multi national, safety &efficacy trial of 300 mg & 900 mg of Abetimus sodium in systemic lupus Erythematosous (SLE) patients with a history of renal disease.
    Project code : LJP – 394 -90- 14 (Phase –III)
  • Co-Investigator: An open labeled prospective multicentric study of Lanthanum carbonate in combination with calcium based phosphate binders in patients of Hyperphosphatemia of chronic kidney disease
    Protocol code: Panbio/CCD/08/Fosbait+Calcium (Phase IV)
  • Principal Investigator: A randomized, open label, multi-center study to evaluate the efficacy, tolerability and safety of Darbepoetin alfa as compared to Erythropoietin in anemia associated with chronic kidney disease (CKD)
    PROTOCOL ID: HCR/III/Darb/05/2011