Dr Dhananjaya Kappadi Lingappareddy | Consultant - Nephrology and Renal Transplant Physician

Dr Dhananjaya Kappadi Lingappareddy

Department: Nephrology

Designation: Senior Consultant - Nephrology and Renal Transplant Physician

Qualification: MBBS, MD (Gen Medicine), DM (Nephrology)

Experience: 24 years

Languages known: English, Hindi, Telugu, Kannada, Gujarati

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Dr Dhananjaya K.L. is the Senior Consultant for Nephrology, Transplant & Dialysis at Continental Hospitals, Hyderabad. An alumnus of Institute of Kidney Disease and Research Centre in Ahmedabad (Centre performing highest number of kidney transplants every year in India). Dr Dhananjaya holds a DM degree in nephrology and kidney transplant.

He is an active member of Hyderabad Nephrology Forum, ISOT, ISN and other societies. He has more than 2 decades of clinical experience and is considered as one of the best nephrologist in Hyderabad.

He has performed and actively participated in close to 1000 kidney transplants till date. Dr Dhananjaya has vast experience in Interventional nephrology procedures like tunnelled perm-cath dialysis catheter insertions, percutaneous CAPD catheter insertions, USG guided native and transplant kidney biopsies. Dr Dhananjaya pursued medical care with compassion and perfection in treating critically ill patients like Acute Kidney Injury (AKI), Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), Urinary Tract Infections (UTI), Resistant Hypertension and various other kidney problems.


  1. Kidney Transplant- ABO Compatible & ABO Incompatible
  2. Acute Kidney Injury (AKI)
  3. Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
  4. Acute Glomerulonephritis
  5. Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections
  6. Resistant Hypertension
  7. Interventions:
  • USG guided kidney biopsy
  • USG guided transplant kidney biopsy
  • Permcath Insertion
  • Dialysis Catheter Insertion
  • Percutaneous CAPD Catheter Insertion

   8. Dialysis: CRRT, SLED, Hemodialysis, Peritoneal dialysis


  • Won first prize in quiz in KAPICON, QUIZ
  • Oral presentation on ‘Diabetic Kidney Donor’ in ISOT at Nagpur
  • Oral Presentation on ‘AKI in COVID-19 patients’ in south zone of ISN
  • Oral presentation on ‘What is hot in Nephrology’ in Telangana nephrology conference
  • Poster on ‘outcome of renal transplantation in Alports syndrome’: a single centre experience in ISNCON
  • Poster on clinical ‘outcome of renal transplantation in ESRD patients with positive pretransplant hepatitis B surface antigen’ in Transplant update


  • Hyderabad Nephrology Forum
  • Indian Society of Organ Transplant
  • Indian Society of Nephrology
  • International Society of Nephrology
  • Indian Medical Association
  • The Transplantation Society

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