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AKASH NAYAK KAROPADI

Business Development

Healthcare market research and business development specialist with on-field experience in Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Mongolia, Sri Lanka, Iran, India, USA and Italy.

Actively involved in publishing and reviewing articles in international conference proceedings and international peer reviewed journals like Nephrology Dialysis and Transplantation (NDT), Peritoneal Dialysis International, Contributions to Nephrology, Blood Purification, Hong Kong Journal of Nephrology, and International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care.

Interests include customer and competitor profiling, creating business networks, studying and forecasting market behavior, interacting with clients, creation of business in new geographies.

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Dr. K S NAYAK

Medical Affairs

Dr Nayak, Chief Nephrologist at Deccan Hospital, Hyderabad, India, is a pioneer in the field of Peritoneal Dialysis Internationally and Cadaver Kidney Transplantation and well known in the areas of AKI, Chronic Kidney Disease Management,Critical Care Nephrology including CRRT, Liver Dialysis.He was responsible for the Country’s first Simultaneous Heart and Kidney Transplantation(SHK). He is the Chief Co-ordinator of the Asia Pacific Chapter for ISPD and Past Councillor of ISPD. He successfully held the prestigious 2nd Asian Chapter Meeting of the ISPD, Hyderabad in January 2005 and Co-Director of the 3rd Hemodialysis UniversityTMof ISHD at Hyderabad, March 2014. He is an Internationally acknowledged expert in Telemedicine in Dialysis, Reverse 'Medical' Innovation & Medical Tourism.

He has contributed extensively in International Journals such as KI,AJKD,JASN,NDT,Transplantation Proceedings,PDI, Nephrology, American Journal of Gastroenterology, Contributions to Nephrology etc, and also,Harvard Business Review, Invited Editorials and Book Chapters and has delivered invited lectures Worldwide,including regularly at the ‘Ronco’ meetings in Vicenza (Italy), International Society of Peritoneal Dialysis(ISPD), World Congress of Nephrology, Annual Dialysis Conference,USA, International Society of Hemodialysis(ISHD), the prestigious Salzburg Global Seminar etc. The Harvard Business Review Magazine cited his dialysis work at Deccan Hospital as having World class outcomes.