Dr. Ashok Kumar R, a highly experienced nephrologist, is a Consultant Nephrologist at Manipal Hospital, Salem. An MBBS, MD and DM, he is highly qualified in performing almost all procedures related to nephrology. He is experienced in performing procedures like inserting temporary hemodialysis catheters (IJ and Femoral), placement of tunneled cuffed catheters, as well as performing kidney biopsies and use of ultrasound for nephrology interventions. He believes in healing his patients with compassion and treating them with prudence. Dr. Kumar treats conditions like acute kidney injury, chronic kidney disease, general nephrology, hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, and renal transplantation. Apart from being a successful nephrologist, Dr. Kumar also has many presentations and publications to his credit.