Dr. Sandeep Guleria - Renowned Nephrologist & Renal Transplant

Dr. Sandeep Guleria

Senior Consultant
Renal Transplant Surgery
38+ years of experience
Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi

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About Dr. Sandeep Guleria

  • Dr. Sandeep Guleria is among the world’s best nephrologists & Renal transplant specialists with an experience of more than 38 years to his credit.
  • Dr. Sandeep Guleria currently practises at Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals in Sarita Vihar, Delhi as a Senior consultant, Renal Transplant surgery.
  • Dr Guleria is credited with having done the first two successful kidney-pancreas transplants in the subcontinent & also Pioneered the Cadaveric Renal Transplantation in New Delhi.
  • He has successfully performed more than 2000 kidney transplants.
  • He also Introduced the “Donor Card” in the city of New Delhi.
  • He specialises in kidney transplants-cadaver & live, Nephrectomy (Kidney Removal), Peritoneal Dialysis, Dialysis/ Haemodialysis, Acute Renal Failure & Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD).
  • He was invited by the Government of Nepal to set up a live donor transplant program at the Bir Hospital in Kathmandu. 
  • He has mentored renal transplant programs in various parts of India & Abroad.
  • He Set up the Pediatric Transplant Unit &  Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy Program unit at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi.
  • He had won many prestigious awards over his long career including Padma Shri award by the President of India.

Qualification & Training of Dr. Sandeep Guleria

  • MBBS- Maulana Azad Medical College, University of Delhi
  • MS (General Surgery)- All India Institute of Medical Science, New Delhi
  • DNB (UroGenital Surgery)- National Board Of Examination, New Delhi
  • FRCS- Edinburgh
  • FRCS- England
  • FRCS-Glasgow

Areas of Clinical interests

  • Renal Transplant- Cadaver & Live
  • Nephrectomy
  • Dialysis/Hemodialysis
  • Acute Renal Failure
  • Chronic Kidney Disease


  • Smt. Rukmani Gopalkrishnan Award- 1996
  • Luminary Award by Indian Medical Association- 2007
  • Exemplary Contribution Award by Indian Medical Association- 2008
  • Himachal Gaurav by Himalayan Jagriti Manch- 2011


  • Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
  • Association Of Surgeons Of India
  • Indian Society of Organ Transplantation
  • Indian Society of Nephrology
  • Delhi Nephrology Society
  • Association of Minimal Invasive surgeons of India
  • Society of Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Surgeons of India

List of Treatments

  • Kidney Transplant
  • Nephrectomy (Kidney Removal)
  • Renal Angioplasty & Stenting
  • Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy
  • Percutaneous Nephrolithotripsy
  • Renal (Kidney) Surgery
  • Hemodiafiltration (HDF)
  • Kidney Stone Treatment
  • Ureteroscopy (URS)
  • Kidney Dialysis
  • Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) treatment
  • Kidney Failure Treatment
  • ABO- incompatibility Renal Transplant
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Dialysis / Haemodialysis
  • Acute Renal Failure
  • Chronic Kidney Disease ( CKD )
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria) Treatment
  • Electrolyte Disorders
  • Diabetes Renal Failure
  • Acute Kidney Disease ( AKI ) Treatment
  • Kidney Disease Treatment
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Renal Replacement Therapy
  • Paediatric Nephrology
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Laparoscopic Nephrectomy
  • Lithotripsy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome Treatment
  • Renal Biopsy
  • Hemodialysis

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