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Doctor

Dr. Ajit  Singh Narula

Dr. Ajit Singh Narula
Nephrology

Years of experience 1

Profile

Director, Nephrology and Renal

Previous Experience

Has over 30 years of teaching experience in various tertiary care hospitals of Armed Forces, including Armed Forces Medical College Pune and Army Hospital (Research & Referral), New Delhi.

Awards and Honors

Academic Awards (For Best Clinical/Research Work In The Field Medicine):

  • Air Marshal Ajit Nath Award (1996) – Renal Transplant. An early experience in Armed Forces.
  • Maj Gen Amir Chand Award (1997)- The impact of HLA matching on renal allograft survival.
  • Chief of Naval Staff Award (2006) - Impact of Hepatitis C virus infection in Renal Transplant Recipients.

Military Awards:

  • Chief of Army Staff Commendation 1998 in recognition of devotion to duty/distinguished service.
  • Chief of Army Staff Commendation 2008 in recognition of devotion to duty/distinguished service.
  • Vishisht Seva Medal 2010 for distinguished service to the Nation of a high order.
  • Param Vishisht Seva Medal 2014 for distinguished service to the Nation of the most exceptional order.
  • Presidents Honorary Surgeon -2014

Other Awards:

  • Best Officer Award, Medical Officer Junior Command Course – Administration Phase.
  • DGAFMS Silver Medal, Medical Officer Junior Command Course – Professional Phase.
  • MBBS (1975) Stanley Medical College, Madras
  • MD, Gen Medicine (1982) Armed Forces Medical College, Pune
  • DM, Nephrology (1989) Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh

Appointment To Professional National Bodies:

  • Chairman – MD (Gen Med) Paper Program, Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (2006)
  • Member – Board of Examination, University of Pune (2008)
  • Refree – Life Sciences Project, Dept of Biotechnology, GOI
  • Paper Setter - National Board Of Examinations

Fellowship:

  • Fellow of American College of Physicians (2008).

Editorship:

  • Editor in Chief - Medical Journal Armed Forces India (2007 – 2008)
  • Associate Editor - Indian Journal of Nephrology (Till 2016)

Examinership:

  • DM (Nephrology) – Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh
  • MD (Gen Med) - Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS)
  • MBBS - Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS)
  • DNB (Nephrology) - National Board Of Examinations

Membership Of Professional Bodies:

  • Association Of Physicians Of India
  • Indian Society Of Nephrology
  • Indian Society Of Organ Transplant
  • Asian Society Of Organ Transplant

Research Projects Completed:

  • AFMRC Project 88 – Fabrication of Semi Automatic Peritoneal Dialysis machine (1988).
  • AFMRC 1873/91 – Slow Continuous Haemodialysis in Management of Acute Renal Failure (1991).
  • AFMRC Project 2049/95:- Reprocessing of Haemodialyser – A Critical Appraisal of its Safety & Critical efficacy (1995)
  • AFMRC3322/2005: Early detection of renal disease in Armed Forces. A Pilot Study (2005).

Author/Chapter In Books:

  • Anand AC, Narula AS, Kakkar R. (editors) Textbook of Environmental Emergencies 1st edition. Typo graphics. Mumbai (2006).
  • Narula AS. Environmental Toxins and the Kidney. In, Anand AC, Narula AS, Kakkar R. (editors) Textbook of Environmental Emergencies. 1st. edition. Typo graphics. Mumbai (2006).
  • Narula AS. Opportunistic Infections post renal transplant. National Medicine Update. AFMC 2001.
  • Narula AS, Manoj P. Diabetic Nephropathy. National Medicine Update. AFMC 2003.
  • Narula AS, Hooda AK. Hypokalemia. Emergencies in Medicine. AFMC 2005.
  • Acid Base Disturbances in the Intensive Care Unit. Medicine Update. CH(EC) 2006.
  • Narula AS, Hooda AK.Vascular Injury to the Kidney.In, Y P Munjal(ed). API Text Book of Medicine.9th edition,2012.pg 1323-16

New Ventures:

  • Planned and executed the establishment of a Renal Transplant Centre at Command Hospital (Central Command) Lucknow.
  • Established the Dialysis Centre at Base Hospital, Delhi.
  • Pioneered the Organ Donor and Renal Transplant Programme at Army Hospital (Research & Referral), Delhi.

Papers Published:

  • Narula AS, Rana PVS, Narula HS. Miller Fisher Syndrome – A Variant of Gullian Barre Syndrome. Med J Armed Forces India 1983.
  • Narula AS, Anand K. Digitalis Toxicity. J of Applied Medicine 1984.
  • Narula AS, Narula HS. Hypoglycaemia in Falciparum Malaria. Journal Assoc Phy Ind 1985.
  • Kasthuri AS, Narula AS. Plasmodium Vivax – Unusual Manifestation. Journal Assoc Phy Ind 1989.
  • Bhattacharya K, Narula AS. Peritoneal Dialysis. Medical Journal Armed Forces India 1990; 46:2.
  • Narula AS, Sakhuja V, Chugh KS. Renal Stones in Post Transplant period. Indian J Nephrology 1990.
  • Narula AS, Chugh KS. Pathogenesis of Minimal Change Nephropathy. Journal Indian Medical Associan 1990; 1-2.
  • Narula AS, Sakhuja V, Chugh KS. Progression of Chronic Renal Failure. Newer concepts. Journal Assoc Phy Ind.1990; 38: 415 – 17.
  • Anand AC, Ramjirai, Narula AS, Singh D. Malarial Hepatitis. Single entity or Heterogeneous Syndrome. Indian J Gastroenterology 1991; 4:45 –6.
  • Gupta KL, Kochhar R, Narula AS, Sakhuja V, Chugh KS. Spontaneous Rupture of the Oesophagus (Boerhaave's Syndrome) Presenting as Pyopneumothorax. Journal Assoc Phy Ind 1991; 39: 211 – 12.
  • Anand AC, Narula AS, Anand M. Idiopathic Edema. A Missed entity. Journal Assoc Phy Ind.1991;
  • Mishra A, Narula AS. Methaemoglobinemia in Aniline Dye Positioning. Med J Armed Forces India 1991;
  • Narula AS, Mishra A, Anand AC, Gupta HS, Waryam Singh. Post Streptococcal Glomerulonephritis – Coexisting with Acute Rheumatic Fever – A case report. Journal Assoc Phy Ind1992; 40:685 – 6.
  • Mishra A, Narula AS, Anand AC. Alport Syndrome – A case report with family study Med J Armed Forces India 1993 : 49 : 69 – 70.
  • Verma RN, Yashpal, Narula AS. IGA Nephropathy – A Clinic pathological study. Indian J Nephrology 1992; 2: 9 – 11.
  • Narula AS, Mishra A, Singh W. Tuberculosis in end stage Renal Disease. Med J Armed Forces India 1993; 106 –8.
  • Vohra LS, Narula AS, Selvaraj S. Micro Surgical Techniques in Haemodialysis Vascular Access Surgery. Med J Armed Forces India1993; 299 – 300.
  • Narula AS, Uberoi HS. Acute Renal Failure changing trends. Indian J Nephrology (New Series) 1994; 4: 21 – 23.
  • Narula AS. Newer Therapies to retard progression of Renal Disease AFMC update 1994.
  • Narula AS. Bleeding Disorder in Uremia. Delhi Nephrology Society Update 1993.
  • Narula AS. Nephritic Oedema – Do We Know Why? Delhi Nephrology Society Update 1994.
  • Chopra GS, Narula AS, Mehra NK. Sensitization State of Potential Live Related Donor Renal Transplant Patient Med J Armed Forces India 1995; 51: 288 –90.
  • Narula AS. Renal Transplant. An early experience Med J Armed Forces India 1995; 51:
  • Chopra GS, Narula AS, Dash SC, Mehra NK. Clinical Application of Flow Cytometry in LRD Renal Transplant Patient. Med J Armed Forces India 1996; 52: 3-6.
  • Narula AS, Bali HS, Sakhuja, Chugh KS, Uberoi HS. Silent Myocardial Ischaemia Haemodialysis Patients – Fact or Fiction? Med J Armed Forces India 1996 52; 110 – 112.
  • Saini JS, Narula AS, Khati C, Uberoi HS. Carbohydrate Metabolic Disturbance in Hyperthyroidism. Med J Armed Forces India 1996; 52: 149 – 52.
  • Saini JS, Narula AS, Naqvi S, Uberoi HS. Prevalence of Microalbuminuria in NIDDM. Med J Armed Forces India 1996; 52: 153 – 156.
  • Narula AS, Chaudhury MR, Thkaur SK, Karloopia SD, Kolhe VS, Chauhan SS. Chronic Hepatitis in patients of Chronic Renal Failure – Post Graduate Clinic – Medical Journal Armed Forces India 1998, 54: 148 – 50.
  • Hyponatremia – Revisited. Post Graduate Clinic Journal Assoc Phy Ind 2000, 48.
  • Renal Failure – Narula AS, Murty MSN, Saxena VK. Tuberculosis in Renal Transplant Recipients. A different perspective. J Marine Medical Society 2000, 2: 104 –107.
  • Narula AS, Chopra GS, Chaudhary MR, Nair V, Kolhi VS. GM-CSF in a Renal Allograft Recipient with Toxoplasmosis & Leucopoenia. Ind J Nephrology 1997; 7: 11 – 13.
  • Narula AS, Murty MSN, Patrulu KSN, Saxena VK. Routine Cyclosporine concentration level monitoring is helpful in the early post renal transplant period. Med J Armed Forces India 2003.
  • Hooda AK, Narula AS. Azithromycin in the treatment of gum hyperplasia in renal transplant recipients on cyclosporine – Indian J of Nephrology 2004; 14:53-55.
  • Kapoor R, Narula AS, Anand AC. Treatment of Acute Mountain Sickness and High Altitude Pulmonary Edema. Med J Armed Forces India .2004.60: 384-7.
  • Hooda AK, Narula AS. Pericardial cyst. A rare association with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease. Indian J of Nephrology 2005; 15:28-29.
  • Hooda AK, Narula AS. External Rhabdomyolysis causing Acute Renal Failure. MJAFI 2005; 49-50.
  • Narula AS, Hooda AK, Anand AC, Patrikar S. Impact of hepatitis C virus Infection in Renal Transplant Recipients. Indian J of Gastroenterology. 2005, 24: 151-4.
  • Narula AS, Hooda AK. Conservative management of chronic renal failure. Med J Armed Forces India 2007:63:56-61.
  • AS Narula Affiliations Armed Forces Medical College, Pune-40, AG Mathur What's in a Name? Med J Armed Forces India 2007; 63:210-211.
  • Narula AS.Chronic kidney disease: The looming threat. Med J Armed Forces India 2008; 64:2-3.
  • Narula AS.Walking into sunset. Med J Armed Forces India 2008; 64:202-203.
  • Menon, AS, Narula, AS, Mathur, AG. Multivitamins: Use or Misuse? MJAFI 2008; 64:263-267.
  • SK Joshi, T Murari, AS Narula, KV Baliga, VD Charan. How robust are our methods of detecting impaired glomerular filtration rate in the intensive care unit? Medical Journal Armed Forces India 2008; 64:111-114.
  • Baliga KV, Narula AS, Khanduja R, Manrai M, Sharma P, Mani NS. Acute cortical necrosis in falciparum malaria: An unusual presentation.RenalFailure2008:30,461-463.
  • Narula AS, Jairam A, Baliga KV, Singh KJ. Pathogenesis and management of renal osteodystrophy. Indian Journal of Nephrology 2007; 17:150-159.

Papers Read:

  • Tuberculosis in patients on maintenance Haemodialysis. Annual Conf Ind. Soc. Nephrology 199.
  • IGA Nephropathy – Experience in Armed Forces. Annual Con. Ind. Soc. Nephrology1991.
  • Chronic renal failure. Continuing Medical Education Programme. Command Hospital. Eastern Command.
  • Urinary Tract Infection. Continuing Medical Education Programme. Command Hospital. Eastern Command. 1991.
  • Renal Biopsy – Is it necessary in Management of Idiopathic Nephrotic Syndrome. Annual Conf. Association of Physician of India, 1992.
  • Dynamic ST/T Wave changes in patients of Chronic Renal Failure on Haemodialysis Annual Conf. Association of Physician of India 1992.
  • Haemodialysis Induced Cardiac Arrhythmias. Armed Forces Medical Research Committee Conf. 1992.
  • Dynamic ST Segment changes and Cardiac Arrhythmias in patients on Haemodialysis. Asian Pacific Conf of Nephrology 1993.
  • Pregnancy and Renal Disease. Medicine update. Army Hospital Research & Referral Delhi Cantt. 1993.
  • Acute Renal Failure-Changing Trends. Annual Conf Association of Physician of India 1993.
  • Newer Therapies to Retard Progression of Renal Disease. Armed Forces Medical Research Committee Conf. Medicine Update 1994.
  • Silent Myocardial Ischemia in Haemodialysis. Annual Conference Indian Soc. of Nephrology 1994.
  • Practical Management of Fluids & Electrolytes – Indian Medical Association Conference. Delhi Chapter 1995.
  • Risk Factors for Renal Disease in Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus. Annual Conf Indian Soc of Nephrology 1995.
  • A Comparison of two Drug VS Triple Drug Regimen in live related Renal Transplants. Annual Conf Association of Physician of India 1995.
  • Clinical Course Following Renal Transplant. An experience in Armed Forces. Annual Conf Indian Soc of Nephrology. New Delhi 1996.
  • Conservative Management of Chronic Renal Failure. National Medical Forum 1996.
  • Autonomic Function in Chronic Renal Failure & Effect of Renal Transplant. Annual Conf Indian Soc of Nephrology 1997.
  • Management of 100 successful Renal Transplants. Medicine Update. Army Hospital Research & Referral 1998.
  • Post Renal Transplant Opportunistic Infections. Indian Society of Organ Transplant 2000.
  • Haemodialyser Reuse – A critical appraisal of its safety & Efficacy. Annual Conf Indian Soc of Nephrology 2000.
  • Diabetic Nephropathy. Annual Conference of Marine Medical Society 2000.
  • Post-Renal Transplant Tuberculosis. A different perspective. Bombay Medical Congress 2001.
  • Post Renal Transplant Hepatitis C. Liver Update. Army Hospital (Research & Referral) 2002.
  • Conservative Management of Chronic Renal Failure. Consensus Conference. Command Hospital 2003.
  • Impact of Hepatitis C on patient and renal graft survival. Annual Conference Indian Society of Nephrology 2003.
  • Early referral to a nephrologist. Why? Renal Sciences Update, Army Hospital (Research & Referral) 2005.
  • How should we be teaching our Undergraduates? Teachers Training Program. Armed Forces Medical College Pune 2005.
  • How safe is modern Haemodialysis. Gap between theory and Practice. Annual Conference Indian Society of Nephrology 2005.
  • Microalbuminuria is an independent predictor of micro and macro vascular complications in patients at high risk for renal disease. Annual Conference Indian Society of Nephrology 2006.
  • Acid Base Status in The Intensive Care Unit. Medicine Update. Command Hospital (Eastern Command) 2006.
  • Problem Case Solving. Asymptomatic Urinary Abnormalities. Annual Conference, Association of Physicians India 2007.
  • Conservative management of Chronic Kidney Disease. National Medicine Update, Armed Forces Medical College, Pune. 2008.
  • Medical Emergency: National Medicine update, Armed Forces Medical College, Pune. 2010.
  • Recent Concepts in Diabetic Nephropathy. Medicine update. Military Hospital Wellington. 2011.
  • Lupus Flares: Annual Conference North Zone Indian Society of Nephrology. 2013.
  • Podocytopathy, Annual Conference, North Zone Indian Society of Nephrology. 2014.
  • JNC-8 Management of Hypertension. What is there for the nephrologist, PGIMER Chandigarh. 2014.
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