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Dr Yudisthra M Ganeshadeva
Specialty: General Medicine , Kidney/ Nephrology

Languages: Malay, English, Tamil

07-225 3013 (DL)
07-2253000 Ext: 213

Level 2, Suite 2-13,
KPJ Johor Sepecialist Hospital,
39-B, Jln Abdul Samad,
80100 Johor Bahru, Johor

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About Dr Yudisthra M Ganeshadeva

Biographical Sketch:

An active member of the Malaysian Society of Nephrology, Malaysian Society of Transplantation and International Society of Nephrology, Dr. Yudisthra has over 12 years of experience in Internal Medicine and Nephrology with a subspeciality interest in Interventional Nephrology and Renal Bone Disease. In terms of Nephrology, he has worked in 4 different hospitals before joining KPJ Johor Specialist Hospital as a NSR Certified Nephrologist. With numerous international publications and presentations under his belt, Dr. Yudisthra also has experience managing dialysis centres. His areas of special interest include Chronic Kidney Disease, Haemodialysis, Peritoneal Dialysis, Peritoneoscope Tenckhoff Catheter Insertion for Peritoneal dialysis, Fistulograms and Fistuloplasties, Cuffed Tunneled Hemodialysis Catheter Insertions, Critical Care Nephrology (including the use of CRRT, SLED in ICU), Diabetic Nephropathy and the Management of Glomerulonephritis including Lupus (SLE) Nephritis. He is also conversant in the use of Plasmapharesis in resistant glomerulonephritis and active autoimmune diseases.

Education and Fellowship:

MRCP(UK) 15 Mar 2005. Gazetted as a physician on 1st October 2005

Fellowship in Nephrology (Malaysia) Exit Exam 23rd April 2009

Registered National Specialist Registry(Malaysia) as Physician and Nephrologist – 16th Dec 2009

Specialist Certificate in Nephrology (Royal College of Physicians/ UK Renal Association) – 25th March 2013

Specialty Interests:

Chronic Kidney Disease
Haemodialysis and Hemodiafiltration
Peritoneal Dialysis – Automated and CAPD
Renal Transplantation – Pre and Post Op Management
Peritoneoscope Tenckhoff Catheter Insertion for Peritoneal dialysis
Fistulograms and Fistuloplasties
Cuffed Tunneled Hemodialysis Catheter Insertions
Renal Biopsies – Native and Transplant
Critical Care Nephrology (including the use of CRRT, SLEDD in ICU)
Diabetic Nephropathy
Management of Glomerulonephritis including Lupus (SLE) Nephritis

Research and Publications:

Does Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter Insertion by Interventional Nephrologists Enhance Peritoneal Dialysis Penetration?
Bak Leong Goh, Yudisthra M. Ganeshadeva, Siew Eng Chew, and Mohd Sulaiman Dalimi
Published :
Seminars in Dialysis—2008 DOI: 10.1111/j.1525-139X.2008.00478.x

Establishing Learning Curve for Tenckhoff Catheter Insertion by Interventional Nephrologist Using CUSUM Analysis: How Many Procedures and in Which Situation?
Bak Leong Goh,* M. Ganeshadeva Yudisthra,* and Teck Onn Lim
Seminars in Dialysis—Vol 22, No 2 (March–April) 2009 pp. 199–203 DOI: 10.1111/j.1525-139X.2008.00536.x

The urine bag used in pneumothorax
Kuan YC, How SH, Yudisthra G, Ng TH, Fauzi M, Sapari S.
Med J Malaysia. 2008 Mar;63(1):79-80.

Alkaline Phosphatase predicts Calcium Requirements Following Total Parathyroidectomy in Dialysis Patients
Goh BL, Ganeshadeva YM, AN Hisham
Br J Surg. 2010 Feb;97(2):185-8.Early View online 24th Dec 2009

Solid Organ Transplantation in HIV Positive Patients
Ghazali A, Ganeshadeva YM, Nirmala B
Book: AIDS After HAART

Professional Memberships:

1. Malaysian Society of Nephrology (life member), Postgraduate Renal Medicine Society of Malaysia (life member),

2. Malaysian Society of Transplantation (life member), Malaysian Society of Hypertension(life member)

3. International Society Of Hemodialysis

4. European Renal Association/European Dialysis and Transplant Association