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Doctor Profile - Dr. E. Ram Prasad

Senior Consultant
Dr. E. Ram Prasad


MD (General Medicine), DM (Nephrology)

Area(s) of Specialization:

Acute Kidney Injuries, Chronic Kidney Disease, Transplantation & Glomerulas Diseases


9 Years in Nephrology

  • 2005- 2008 – Assistant Professor of Dept. of General Medicine
  • 2008-2011 – Trainer in DM Nephrology
  • 2011 – Till date – Associate Professor of Nephrology SRMC

Consultation days:

Monday to Saturday

Consultation Time:

8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For Appointment, Call:

044 - 45928543 EXT: 504 / 8893

Fellowships / Memberships:

  • Association of Physician of india, Nephrology association of Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry.


  • Role of the endothelial nitric oxide synthase VNTR (intron 4 a/b) polymorphism on the progression of autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease:    Elumalai Ramprasad, Periasamy S, Ramanathan G, Lakkakula B. J Renal Inj Prev. 2014; 3(3): 69-73.
  • Role of renin angiotension aldosteran system gene polymorphisms and  Hypertension induced end stage renal disease in ADPKD Gnanasambandan Ramanathan1, Ramprasad Elumalai2, Soundararajan   Periyasamy2 and Bhaskar V.K.S. Lakkakula1* Iranian Journal of Kidney Diseases | Volume 8 | Number 4 | July 2014
  • Renal Contraction Therapy by Transcatheter Arterial Embolization for ADPKD - A Modality to Augment CAPD?     K. B. Mahesh Kumar,   E. Ram Prasad,   Santhosh Joseph,   S. Prabha,   P.Soundararajan  Volume 26, Issue 2, August 2014 -Indian Journal of Peritoneal Dialysis.
  • Endothelin 1 gene is not a major modifier of chronic kidney disease advancement among the autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease patients    Shiva Nagendra Reddy Annapareddy1, Ramprasad Elumalai1*, Bhaskar V.K.S. Lakkakula2,3, Gnanasambandan Ramanathan2, Soundararajan Periyasamy1  J Nephropharmacol. 2016; 5(1): 13–18.
  • Pathways, perspectives and pursuits in polycystic kidney disease  L. V. K. S. Bhaskar1*, Ramprasad Elumalai2, Soundararajan Periasamy2    J Nephropharmacol. 2016; 5(1): 41–48.

    Case Report :
  • Angiotensinogen gene polymorphisms and progression of chronic    kidney disease in ADPKD patients Ramanathan Gnanasambandan1, Ramprasad Elumalai2,Periyasamy Soundararajan2 Bhaskar V. K. S. Lakkakula1,3 Clin Exp Nephrol   DOI 10.1007/s10157-015-1183-2
  • TRPC6 gene promoter polymorphisms in steroid resistant nephrotic   syndrome  children mpanahalli Basappa Mahesh Kumar1, Senguttuvan Prabha1, Elumalai Ramprasad1, Lakkakula VKS Bhaskar2,3*, Periasamy Soundararajan1 J Nephropharmacol. 2015; 4(2): 52–56.
  • Effect of chronic kidney disease on circulating ghrelin concentrations   MANIKANTAN SEKAR (1), RAMPRASAD ELUMALAI (1), MAHESH KUMAR  KEMPANAHALLI BASAPPA (1), BHASKAR V.K.S.  LAKKAKULA (2), SOUNDARARAJAN  PERIASAMY (1)* Annals of R.S.C.B., Vol. XIX, Issue 2, 2015, pp. 41 – 46
  • Curvularia lunata, a rare fungal peritonitis in continuous ambulatory peritoneal       dialysis (CAPD); a rare case report   Haritha Subramanyam1, Ramprasad Elumalai1*, Anupma Jyoti Kindo2, Soundararajan  Periasamy1     J Nephropharmacol. 2016; 5(1): 61–62.
  • Renin gene rs1464816 polymorphism contributes to chronic kidney disease      progression in ADPKD
  • Gnanasambandan Ramanathan1, Ramprasad Elumalai2, Soundararajan  Periyasamy2     and Bhaskar V. K. S. Lakkakula1,3  Journal of Biomedical Science (2016) 23:1    DOI 10.1186/s12929-015-0217-0
  • Aldosterone synthase gene is not a major susceptibility gene for progression of chronic kidney disease in ADPKD patients.  Gnanasambandan Ramanathan1, Ramprasad Elumalai2, Soundararajan Periyasamy2     And Bhaskar V.K.S. Lakkakula1,3* Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation  2016
  • ECE1 gene variant shows tendency toward chronic kidney disease advancement among autosomal polycystic kidney disease patients Shiva Nagendra Reddy Annapareddy a,Vinuutna Sravani Kumbakonam b, Ramprasad Elumalai a,Gnanasambandan Ramanathan c, Soundararajan Periyasamy a,  Bhaskar V.K.S. Lakkakula  Hong Kong Journal of Nephrology (2016) 18, 20e25
  • Role of CYP2E1 (PstI/RsaI) gene polymorphisms on the tacrolimus drug toxicity of kidney             transplantations among South Indians Gnanasambandan Ramanathan1*, Priya Sethumadavan1,Ramprasad Elumalai2, Solomon Franklin Durairaj Paul3   Immunopathol Persa. 2016;2(2):e20
  • Correlation of Serum Hepcidin Levels with Inflammation and Iron Status in Patients with     Esrd Kalidindi RajaKarthik, Chandru T ,. Ram Prasad E Varun Kumar B , Soudararajan P INDIAN JOURNAL OF RESEARCH Volume : 5 | Issue : 8 | August 2016.

    More Publications


  • Inflammation and its association with arterial stiffness and abdominal aortic calcification in Chronic kidney disease patients, GATE Project, Sri Ramachandra University.,  Co-Investigator.

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