Dr.V.Mangalakumar, Consultant Nephrologist, completed his undergraduate training from Madurai Medical College. During that time he was awarded with the API Gold Medal in Medicine. He underwent postgraduate training in Internal Medicine at Madras Medical College. Subsequently he moved to UK for further training. He obtained MRCP from The Royal College of Physicians (London). Following that, he underwent training in Nephrology, Transplantation and Critical Care Nephrology in a number of renowned institutions. He has received specialized training in Kidney & Pancreas transplantation at Guy’s and St. Thomas hospital, London.
During his stay in UK he was awarded with a Ph.D. by the University of London for his study on the reasons behind the development of Kidney diseases and developing treatments to restore kidney function. He is an elected member of the American Society of Nephrology (ASN), American Society of Transplantation (AST) and the International forums and journals. He is the first Nephrologist in UK to be awarded with FEBS by the European Society of Organ Transplantation. He is extremely interested in advancing research in India to prevent the burden of renal disease in our population.