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  • Dr. Abi Abraham M has more than 27 years of experience (after DM) both as a clinician and academician.
  • He has a wide range of experience in renal transplantation, critical care nephrology, vasculitis, lupus and electrolyte disorders.
  • He has been awarded three prestigious fellowships, has widely cited publications in peer-reviewed journals, memberships in many renal societies and held administrative positions in organizations.
  • He was the Associate Professor of Nephrology, Christian Medical College, Vellore.


  • Performed more than 1600 renal transplants in Lakeshore hospital in the last 16 years.
  • Successfully performed several complex kidney transplants including across the blood group, sensitized, re-transplant, elderly transplant and pediatric transplants.
  • Established a successful large maintenance dialysis programme.
  • Developed Lakeshore Hospital as the biggest centre for critical care nephrology and as the centre performing largest number of CRRT in the state of Kerala.
  • Runs a training programme in nephrology (DNB nephrology)
  • Was the organizing chairman of the last annual conference (2021) of Indian Society of Organ Transplantation (ISOT)

Other Information

  • Was awarded fellowship of Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (Glasgow,UK).
  • Was awarded fellowship of American Society of Nephrology (ASN).
  • Fellow of the Indian Society of Nephrology (ISN).
  • Member of several national and international renal and transplant societies.
  • Has several publications in national and international journals on optimizing immunosuppression, infections in the transplant recipients, lupus nephritis and fluid and electrolyte disorders, which are widely cited.
  • Was the organizing chairman of the annual conference (2021) of the Indian Society of organ transplantation (ISOT)
  • Held the posts of President and Secretary of the Nephrology Association of Kerala (NAK) and Executive member of Indian Society of Nephrology Nephrology Southern Chapter (ISNSC).
  • Currently the president of the Association of Cochin Nephrologists (ACN)
  • Won several laurels as an undergraduate student
  • Stood first in the country for examination for Diplomate of the National Board (DNB).
  • Performed the first liver dialysis in Kerala.
  • Has conducted three international updates on Kidney Transplantation and three national Symposiums on Critical care nephrology.
Best Nephrologist in Kerala

Dr. Abi Abraham M

Director - Nephrology and Chief of Renal Transplant Services