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Our team is our greatest resource.

Dr. Sarita Dasari is a highly qualified and experienced American Board Certified Nephrologist practicing in India for over a decade. It was her passion for preventive Nephrology that formed the bedrock for VGSC. General Nephrology and Dialysis care are her areas of primary interest.

Dr P. Suresh, (M.S Ortho, M.Ch Neuro) , an experienced Brain and Spine , Orthopedic surgeon. He is an associate professor in Neuro surgery at Royapetah hospital.

Dr Krishna, Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon. HE is an expert in treating Diabetic foot and Complex AV Access problems.

Prof.Dr. K. Elancheralathan MS. MCh (Vascular Surgery) is an Edmound Chalke Gold Medal winner in MS Gen .Surgery MCh ( Vascular Surgery ) - Madras Medical college with 15 years of Vascular Surgery Experience.

Dr. Vijayashree Saravanan, MBBS, DGO, FRCOG (London), CCT (UK) Consultant Urogynaecologist. Having undergone advanced training in Urogynaecology and pelvic floor surgery from the University of Manchester, UK, and an experience of over 10 years, Dr Vijayashree is an expert in dealing with urogynecological issues in women. Urogynaecological and pelvic floor problems in women are extremely common over the age of 45 for which holistic management is offered after appropriate investigations.

Dr. S. Manikkavelayutham is an Orthopedic Surgeon with about 20 years of experience. He holds a Masters Degree in Orthopaedics, "FAE" from Germany and "FAO" from Swiss. Trained in Trauma and Joint Replacement Surgery in the renowned St.Elizabeth Hospital, Mainz,. He specialises in Advanced Fracture Management, Joint replacement of Knee Hip and Shoulder and Deformity Correction.

Dr Prabha Karthik ( MBBS, DNB) is an ENT specialist who has postgraduated from Mumbai having come first in the University. She has about 13 years of experience. Her primary area of research has been in the development of appropriate protocols in the management of laryngopharyngeal reflux.

Dr A Mohan Rao qualified from Kasturba Medical College Mangalore/ Manipal,
Karnataka in 1985 is a Sr. Consulant in General, Minimal Access (Laparoscopic) Surgery and Bariatric Surgery. He is also a Fellow of the Indian Association of Gastro Endo-surgeons.

Trained in the Discipline of General Surgery he performs several surgical sub specialties operations such as Endocrine(Thyroid) and Breast surgery, Colorectal surgery, Upper gastrointestinal surgery, Parotid, Hepatobiliary surgery, all kinds of hernias and Trauma.He provides acute and elective surgical services, including tertiary specialist care. He is been performing upper and lower GI Endoscopy procedures too. He also deals with obesity and weight loss surgery.

Sanjay Dasari is a graduate from the Entrepreneurship centric Babson College. He has a background in Management Consulting and Marketing and is currently in charge of developing VGSC’s different nephrological services.

Mrs Cecilia Sundaram, a well known and truly passionate English teacher with 25 yrs of experience teaching all age groups, currently a freelance trainer of spoken English, Soft skills and Personality Development with TCS. Conducts classes for all age groups at VGSC on mondays and fridays.


Patients living with kidney disease and kidney failure formed a support group under the leadership of Dr. V. Sarita. They attend classes to learn the basics of the Kidney disease, Hypertension and associated problems. They interact with each other and the Nephrologist to understand the difficulties in practising the advise of the Doctors and the ways to overcome those difficulties. This forum helps in bringing out the most practical way of coping with the kidney disease, enriched by their experiences.

With learned knowledge this group supports the Kidney patients coming to VGSC, by talking to them and offering an example of leading a quality life. Their support and education helped lots of patients overcome the fear of kidney complications and helped them to lead a quality life with good understanding of what is advised for what reason and how to follow up.

Support group has assisted VGSC in conducting educational sessions for general public, as in hypertension Awareness Day, world Kidney day and Dialysis patients Get together.