Dr. Vishwanath S is the HOD and Consultant for Nephrology at Manipal Hospital, Bangalore. He graduated as a gold medallist from JJM Medical College, Davangere, after which he completed DNB in Paediatrics, for which he was trained in the prestigious The Childs Trust Hospital, Chennai. He also completed a Post-Doctoral Course in Nephrology from Manipal Hospital, Bangalore, and DNB in Nephrology from Manipal Hospital, Bangalore, during which he was awarded Dr. HL Trivedi Gold Medal. With his keen areas of interest being vascular access placement especially tunnelled Cather placement, dialysis, and kidney transplantation, Dr. Vishwanath also has vast experience in haemodialysis, CAPD, CCPD, renal transplant, critical care, central line placement, Catheter Placement, and Acute Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter placement in both adult and paediatric population. To add to his glorious list of achievements, Dr. Vishwanath has many publications and presentations in National and International Journals to his credit.