Dr. Viswanath Billa is a graduate from the Seth G S. Medical College, Mumbai and a post graduate in Internal Medicine from LTMG Hospital, Mumbai. He has qualified in Nephrology from Seth G. S. Medical College and KEM Hospital Mumbai.
During his medical education, he has had several scholarships and merits to his credit. He is a Gold medalist at the University of Bombay, Nephrology subspeciality qualifying examination (DM, Nephrology). He subsequently completed his fellowship training at the University of Toronto, Canada between 97 and ’99.
He is currently a Consultant Nephrologist and Transplant Physician at the Bombay Hospital Institute of Medical Sciences and an Associate Professor of Nephrology at the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences. He is also an examiner for the DM Nephrology examinations.
Dr Billa has performed the first cadaver kidney transplantation in State of Maharashtra. He has published several papers in national and international journals.
Dr. Billa is a leading Nephrologist and Kidney Transplant Physician in the country. He is also the Director of Apex Kidney Care, the country’s largest chain of dialysis centres.
Dr Billa is a keen academician and is the Course Director of an annual event named the ‘Nephrology Board Review Course’ organized by Apex Academia, an academic division of the Apex Kidney Foundation.
He is a Member of International Society of Nephrology and Indian Society of Nephrology.
His areas of interest include glomerulonephritis, hypertension, dialysis and renal transplantation.