Caritas Hospital

Dr. Suresh Gopinath Ambat

Senior Consultant Nephrologist

One of the most reputed Nephrologists in the region with high end knowledge in Nephrology and Renal Transplantation, Dr. Suresh G.A specialises in General Nephrology and his areas of special interest are Critical Care Nephrology and Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy.

Dr. Suresh G.A had given significant contribution to Caritas Nephrology, and under his leadership Caritas Nephrology unit has upgraded to one of its prime centers in Kerala with fully functioning Nephrology and Dialysis Program in both the centres with facilities for Acute Dialysis, Chronic maintenance Haemodialysis, Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis (CAPD), Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT) and other procedures like Renal Biopsy, Plasmapheresis and Hemoperfusion.

He was a leading hand behind the starting of renal transplant program in Caritas Hospital and the first in Central Travancore.

He is currently the HOD of Dept. Of Nephrology and Renal Transplant, Caritas Hospital.


Professional Qualification

DM in Nephrology from Bombay Hospital Institute of Medical Sciences Mumbai, Mumbai University in 1995

MD in General Medicine from BJ Medical College, Pune University Pune in 1991

MBBS from Madurai Medical College, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai in 1988


Achievements and Expertise

Consultant Nephrologist in Bharat Hospital, Kottayam

Junior Doctor, Department of Medicine, Sri Ramakrishna Hospital, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India

Assistant Medical Officer, Ordnance Factory Hospital, Nagpur, India

Resident in Medicine and Nephrology BJ Medical College and Sassoon Hospital, Pune India

Assistant Professor Medicine PSG Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Coimbatore, India

Senior Resident in Nephrology Bombay Hospital Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Mumbai, India

Assistant Professor Nephrology PSG Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Coimbatore, India

Worked as Senior Consultant Nephrologist part time at SH Medical Centre Kottayam


Academic Awards

Awarded Certificate of merit in Anatomy, Pharmacology and Pathology during MBBS



Co Author in “Unusual Presentation of Alport’s Syndrome” in JAPI 1994

Co author in “Percutaneous renal biopsy using the Monopty Needle” in JAPI 1996

Co author in “A Case of Cor Triatriatum” in The Journal Of Applied Medicine, March 1995


He is proficient in English, Malayalam, Tamil, Hindi & Marathi.