Dr. Suresh Chandra Dash is a well-known Nephrologist and Academician. He joined KIMS after serving 31 years in faculty & 15 years as Professor & Head, Department of Nephrology, Dialysis and Renal Transplantation Medicine at All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS), New Delhi.
He passed M.B.B.S from S.C.B Medical College in the year 1967. Completed MD (Int. Medicine) and DM (Nephrology) in the year 1972 and 1974 respectively from Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh. Subsequently he had Sr. Commonwealth Medical Fellowship training (UK) in the year 1992 followed by Fellowship of the International Society of Nephrology Research at Cambridge University, (UK) in the year 1997.
His publications include chapters in 4 books, 20 review articles in conference proceedings in the field of Kidney diseases, diabetes, hypertension and kidney transplantation. Further he has authored over 250 scientific papers, 94 of which have been published in International Journals. Under his leadership era of cadaver kidney transplant programme was started in India at AIIMS in 1994.
Dr. Dash has several honours to his credit. He was declared visiting Professor to Royal Postgraduate Medical School, Hammersmith, London and was invited to give talk at the Royal College of Physicians, London (2005), Winthrops University Long Island, NewYork (1996), Minnesota University, Minneapolis, USA (1995), Cambridge and Manchester Royal Infirmary, UK (1997,2005), Japanese Society of Nephrology (2001), Tokyo and Fukuoka University, Japan (2001), Eastern Province Nephrology Club, King Faisal University, Damman, KSA(2002). In India he has been a regular speaker at the annual conferences of Association of Physicians of India, Indian Society of Nephrology, Indian Society of Organ Transplantation and at many other zonal scientific meetings.
He is the Founder President of Nephrology-Urology and Transplant Society of SAARC Nations. He had set up a hemodialysis center at Bir Hospital Kathmandu under Indo-Nepal Friendship treaty in 1986 and the Founder of "Indian Academy of Nephrology". He is the Editor of the Journal for the Nephrology, Urology and Transplant Society of SAARC Countries. A popular physician & most sought after teacher in India & in South Asia, Dr. Dash was awarded 6 orations and received several awards and fellowships, the last one being the prestigious honourary Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians (FRCP) from London in 2007.