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Dr. Shamnad P

Dr. Shamnad P

MBBS, MD, DrNB Nephrology


Dr Shamnad P is a seasoned consultant Nephrologist, extending his expertise at Believers Church Medical College Hospital in Thiruvalla.


  • MBBS - Govt Medical Collge, Kottayam
  • MD (Doctor of Medicine) - MOSC Medical College Kolencherry
  • DrNB (Doctorate of National Board in Nephrology) - KIMS Health, Trivandrum

Professional Experience

  • Consultant Nephrologist - Believers Medical College Hospital
  • Junior Resident- Dept of Pulmonary Medicine, National Institute of TB and Respiratory Diseases
  • Junior Resident - Dept of Medicine, MOSC Medical College, Kolencherry
  • Consultant Physician - Al Arif Hospital, Trivandrum

Clinical Specialties

Dr. Shamnad specializes in the diagnosis and management of kidney diseases, renal replacement therapy (dialysis), renal transplantation, hypertension management, diabetic management and electrolyte and acid-base disorders.

Intervention Nephrology Expertise

After completing DrNB in nephrology, Dr. Shamnad underwent specialized training in Intervention Nephrology under the mentorship of the Indian pioneer, Dr. J.Balasubramanium. He has expertise in all intervention nephrology procedures, especially in USG-guided fistuloplasty, fistulogram, thrombolysis, permanent catheter insertion, and peritoneal dialysis catheter insertion. Dr. Shamnad played a lead role in setting up the Intervention Nephrology lab at BCMCH, Tiruvalla.

Research and Publications

Dr. Shamnad has made significant contributions to nephrology, with notable research and publications covering various aspects of kidney health. 

  • "A Cluster of Severe Myositis with Rhabdomyolysis Identified During the Zika Outbreak in Thiruvananthapuram, India" - Journal of Clinical Infectious Diseases Society.
  • "AKI in Critically III Patients" - Research paper won the best paper award.
  • Various presentations and posters on topics such as pyrexia of unknown origin, Klinefelter syndrome, and the treatment of erythropoietin hyporesponsive anemia.

Honors and Awards

  • Best Paper Award - NAK 2022 Conference for the research paper on AKI in critically ill patients
  • Second Position - NAK Post Graduate Quiz Competition 2022
  • First Prize - PMC State Diabetic Quiz 2018 -
  • Second Prize - ID Quiz at KIMS Health 2019 -
  • Second Prize - ID quiz - antibiotic stewarship - 2019

Dr. Shamnad has a rich history of imparting knowledge, conducting theory classes for MBBS students during his postgraduate tenure from 2016 to 2019 at MOSC Medical College, Kolencherry. Dr. Shamnad P is dedicated to providing compassionate and comprehensive care to patients with kidney disorders. His patient-centered approach emphasizes involving patients in their care plans and ensuring clear communication throughout the treatment process. Dr. Shamnad P brings a wealth of expertise and a commitment to excellence in nephrology. Patients can trust in his dedication to their well-being and the advancement of kidney health. His diverse experience, including specialized training in interventional Nephrology, makes him a valuable asset to the healthcare community at Believers Hospital.


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