About AuthorDr. Sanjay Pandya
M.D. (Medicine), D.N.B. (Nephrology)
- Dr. Sanjay Pandya is a senior nephrologist based in Rajkot, Gujarat, India. He earned his Doctor of Medicine (Internal Medicine) degree from M. P. Shah Medical College, Jamnagar, Gujarat 1986. He subsequently completed his DNB in Nephrology at the Institute of Kidney Diseases and Research Center, Ahmedabad, in 1989. Since 1990, Dr. Pandya has been dedicated to practicing as a nephrologist in Rajkot, Gujarat.
- Driven by his passion for education, Dr. Pandya authored and published the pioneering book titled "Practical Guidelines on Fluid Therapy," which marked the first Indian publication on fluid, electrolytes, and acid-base disorders. Dr. Pandya is widely recognized as a proficient educator on this subject.
- Over the course of two decades, Dr. Pandya's book has garnered remarkable acclaim and tremendous success. His unwavering commitment continues to provide comprehensive, up-to-date, and evidence-based practical information on fluid therapy and related topics. To fulfill this dream, the latest fully revised and rewritten third edition (2024) has been prepared to benefit medical professionals and students alike.
- Beyond his significant contributions to educating medical professionals, he has made an outstanding global impact by educating laypeople about kidney diseases.
- Dr. Pandya is the visionary founder and Chief Mentor of the Kidney Education Foundation, leading a global team of over 100 nephrologists in disseminating crucial information on kidney disease prevention and care. His pioneering initiative, the Kidney Education website www.KidneyEducation.com, available in 40 languages, provides easily understandable guidance on preventing and managing common kidney diseases through free access to a 200-page book titled 'Save Your Kidneys.' With over 100 million hits and over 1 million PDF downloads, this platform, free of external funding, has made valuable information accessible worldwide.
- Recognized and endorsed by over 20 prominent global kidney organizations and renowned nephrologists, the work of the global team has earned accolades from prestigious institutions such as the American Society of Nephrology, the International Society of Nephrology, and the European Renal Association. Notably, the Kidney Education Website holds the world record for the 'eBook in the highest number of languages'.
- Dr. Pandya's remarkable educational contributions to medical professionals and his philanthropic endeavors in preventing and caring for kidney diseases, alongside his global team, serve as an exemplary and inspiring model for young medical professionals worldwide.