18 years of experience
1996-2002 Medical Doctor (MBBS), Semmelweis University, Faculty of Medicine, Budapest, Hungary.
2002-2005 Residency in Internal Medicine, Semmelweis University, Faculty of Medicine, Budapest, Hungary.
2003-2005 Masters Degree in Health Care Economy and Management, Szeged University of Science, Faculty of Economy, Hungary.
2010 European Union Conformity Specialist Degree in Internal Medicine, Semmelweis University, Faculty of Medicine, Budapest, Hungary.
2013-2014 ISN Fellowship in Nephrology, International Society of Nephrology, Department of Renal Medicine and Transplantation, Barts Health NHS Trust, The Royal London Hospital, London, United Kingdom.
2012-2014 Specialist in Nephrology (DM), Semmelweis University, Faculty of Medicine, Budapest, Hungary
Work and Experience:
2015.06 – to date Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Nephrology Unit, Charak Memorial Hospital, Pokhara, Nepal
2014.05 – 2015.05 Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Nephrology Unit, Manipal College of Medical Sciences, Manipal Teaching Hospital, Pokhara, Nepal
2011.05 - 2014.04 Assistant professor, Department of Medicine, Charak Hospital and Research Center, affiliated to Gandaki Medical College, Pokhara, Nepal
2009. 01 - 2011.05 Lecturer, Department of Medicine, Charak Hospital and Research Center, affiliated to Gandaki Medical College, Pokhara, Nepal
2006.03- 2008.12 Lecturer, Department of Medicine, Manipal Teaching Hospital, Pokhara, Nepal
2005.03- 2006.02 Senior resident, Department of Internal Medicine, (Division of Hematology, Immunology, and Nephrology), St. Rokus Hospital, Budapest, Hungary
2002.10- 2005.03 Resident in Internal Medicine, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
Awards and Articles:
Successful management of Acute Kidney Injury with peritoneal dialysis in a patient after heart transplantation with Burkholderia septicemia. Paudel K, Rudreshwar P, Rajeevalochana P et al. Indian J Perit Dial 2016;31(2):38-42.
Can Bioimpedance Measurements of Lean and Fat Tissue Mass replace Subjective Global Assessments in Peritoneal Dialysis Patients? Paudel K, Visser A, Burke S, Samad N, Fan SL. Journal of Renal Nutrition. 2015;25(6):480-487. Impact factor: 1.871
Increasing the use of biocompatible, glucose-free peritoneal dialysis solutions. Qayyum A, Oei EL, Paudel K, Fan SL. World J Nephrol 2015;4(1):92-97.
Comparing lung ultrasound with bioimpedance spectroscopy for evaluating hydration in peritoneal dialysis patients. Paudel K, Kausik T, Visser A, Ramballi C, Fan SL. Nephrology 2015;20:1-5. Impact factor: 1.864
Lack of motivation – a new modifiable risk factor for peritonitis in peritoneal dialysis patients? Paudel K, Samad N, Namagondlu G, McKitty K, Fan SL. Journal of Renal Care. 2015;41(1):33-42.
Is overhydration in Peritoneal Dialysis patients associated with cardiac mortality that might be reversible? EL Oei, K Paudel, A Visser, H Finney, and SL Fan, submitted to Perit Dial Int, 2015.
Is there an end in sight for encapsulating peritoneal sclerosis? Paudel K, Fan SL. Perit Dial Int 2014;34:576-578. Impact factor: 2.097
Successful use of continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis in 2 adults with a gastrostomy. Paudel K, Fan LS. Am J Kidney Dis. 2014;64(2):315-318. Impact factor: 5.294 http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.ajkd.2014.05.005
The first report of the Hemodialysis Registry of the Western Region of Nepal. Paudel K, Paudel B. Poster presentation at WCN 2013, Hong Kong.
Pain in the fistula hand. Paudel K. – NDT educational case studies, published online http://www.era-edta.org/casereport8/
Diagnostic significance of Holter monitoring in the evaluation of palpitation. Paudel B, Paudel K. J Clin Diagn Res. 2013;7(3):480-3.
Prevalence of hypothyroidism in a CKD population undergoing maintenance hemodialysis. Paudel K. J Clin Diag Research 2014; 8(4): MC01-MC04.
Autoimmune thyroiditis: clinical presentation in a Nepalese population. Paudel K, Paudel B. Nepal J Med Sciences 2014; 3(1): 44-47.
A study on the sensitivity pattern of UTI pathogens in the Western Region of Nepal. Paudel K, Paudel B. J Gandaki Med Coll 2010; 3(1): 27-31.
Hemodialysis at Charak Hospital and Research Center – the first year’s experience. Paudel K. J Gandaki Med Coll 2009; 2(4): 24-27.
Myocarditis and Mobitz Type I Heart Block Following Wasp Sting. Vishwanath P, Adhikari D, Akila, Paudel R, Paudel K, Pillay VV, Menezes RG. Internet J Card 2010;8(1)
Western Nepal acute coronary syndrome (WestNP-ACS) registry: Characteristics, management and in-hospital outcome of patients admitted with the acute coronary syndrome in western Nepal. Paudel B, Paudel K. J Gandaki Med Coll 2009; 2(3):51-59.
Evaluating chronic cough: causes and consequences. A study conducted in Charak Hospital and Research Center, Pokhara, Nepal. Paudel B, Koirala T, Paudel K and Dhakal B. J Gandaki Med Coll 2009; 2(2):53-59.
A study of wasp bites in a tertiary hospital of western Nepal. Paudel B, Paudel K. Nepal Med Coll J. 2009;11(1):52-56.
Acute coronary syndrome in elderly – the difference compared with young in intensive care unit of a tertiary hospital in western Nepal. Paudel R, Panta OB, Paudel B, Paudel K, Pathak OK, Alurkar VM. J Clin Diag Research 2009;3(1):1289-1296.
Clinical predictors of successful thrombolysis with streptokinase and possible circadian periodicity. Paudel B, Paudel K, Panta OB. J Gandaki Med Coll, 2008; 1(2):50-60.
A study of an acute coronary syndrome in the western region of Nepal. Paudel B, Paudel K, Paudel R, Shrestha G, Maskey A, Panta OB. J Gandaki Med Coll. 2008;1(1):