Dr. Pran Kar, MD

Dr. Pran Kar, MD

Nephrology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
Dr. Pran Kar, MD is a nephrology specialist in Orlando, FL and has been practicing for 27 years. He specializes in nephrology.Read his story

13800 Veterans Way # Valor

Orlando, FL 32827

Contact Information

(407) 631-1000

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This content was provided by Dr. Kar "Live life to its fullest Peer Reviewed Publications: Renal Biopsy Training using simulator: 11:76-77, 1991, AJN L-Lactate High Efficiency Hemodialysis: 38:893, 1990, KI Combined High Efficiency Hemodialysis and Charcoal Hemoperfusion in severe NAPA intoxication: Volume XX No.4, October 1992, AJKD Pseudo-Pericardial Rub: Letter to Editor, JKMA, August 1992 Case Report: Unusual presentation of Secondary Malignancy, JKMA, October 1993 Bronchopulmonary disease: An association with Ulcerative Colitis and Pyoderma Gangrenosum, JKMA, August 1994 Renal Transplantation: Donor with renal stones disease. Vol 41 No 8, Nov 1994, Clinical Nephrology Acute Renal Failure with Hypothyroidism, Clinical Nephrology, Dec 6th, 2003 Higher strength lanthanum carbonate better phosphorus control nd is preferred by patients and physicians: a multicenter study. FORESSEESG. Clinical Soc Nephrol. 2008 Sep;3(5):1437-45. Epub 2008 Jun 25 Case Report-Blastomycosis in an Immunocompromised Pt- 07/09/2009 JKMA Looking beyond the obvious-IgA nephropathy in a Renal Transplant patient- June 2010 Indian Journal of Nephrology. "Now You See It, Then You Didn't: A Case Report on a New Infiltrate." Journal KMA November 2010 "Iron and Ultrasound: High Ferritin levels-Abstracted ASN 11/11 Short Stay Laparoscopic surgery in a Community Hospital JLS 10/11 Rare case Chest pain with Fibroelastoma JKMA 1/12 WLS Congress Abstract Laparoscopic Surgery Accepted 2/11/12 Unusual Presentation of Abdominal Pain Abstract ASN Abstract 11/12 24-Hour Discharge after Laparoscopic Colon Resections JSLS 6/12 Early Discharge after Laparoscopic Surgery A series-Accepted JSLS 08/13 Knot a Routine Central line Guide wire complications Abstract ASN 11/13 Treatment of Spurious PTH in Autologous Transplant ACP FL 10/13 Chylous Peritonitis Case Report PDI 08/13 RPGN and Paraneoplastic syndrome IJN 05/14 My Favorite Patient-AAPI July 2014 Page 76 Psoas Abscess TB or not TB Abstract FL ACP 7/14 FL ACP Glue vs. Staple Cost effective Rx Abstract JLS 8/14 Overview of Kidney Transplant in America-Editorial- October 2014 Journal of Pharmacology and Bio medics. Deciding To Get A Flu Shot: "Don't Make A Rash Decision." ASN Abstract November 2014 Supplement of JASN Blast from the Past: PTH as a marker for Acute versus Chronic Kidney disease Journal of Nephrology and Therapeutics January 6, 2015 "Chicken or the Egg; or Cart Before the Horse: Incidental Atrial Myxoma Finding in Hematuria Workup" Abstract FL ACP 3/15 "Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy; "Broken Heart Syndrome": Case Series and Review of the Literature" Abstract FL ACP 3/15 Water Water everywhere not a drop to drink Poster Presentation ACP FL 09/15 IVIG for Rx of SJS Poster Presentation ACP FL 09/15 "Calciphylaxis in the absence of Chronic Kidney disease or ESRD" Poster presentation at the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) 4/2017 IgG4 Review of 5 cases Submitted Pending acceptance Catastrophic Anti Phospholipid Syndrome and electrolyte imbalance Pending acceptance Successful management of Chylous Ascites: A Report of 2 Cases: SaudiJ Kidney Dis Transplant 2016, 27 ( 2) Interferon-Beta Induced Dysregulation of Vitamin D in a patient with Relapse Remitting Multiple Sclerosis Poster FL ACP 4/16 "Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy; "Broken Heart Syndrome": a 7 Case Series and Review of the Literature Cureus On line Journal June 20, 2016 Diabetes Insipidus with Hypothermia due to Posterior Hypophysitis-An unusual presentation Poster ACP FL Key Largo September 9, 2016 Renal fluid overload diagnosed by ROCT scanning SJKD 11/2016 Localized Cystic Kidney Disease: Distinction from Unilateral Polycystic Kidney Disease Abstract Presentation Accepted ACP-FL 3/2017 Identity Crisis: Is it Takayasu or Kawasaki FMA Poster Session August 2017 Concepts in Diabetic Nephropathy: From Pathophysiology to Treatment Mustafa Kinaan, M.D., Hanford Yau, M.D., Suzanne Quinn Martinez, M.D., Pran M Kar, M.D. Journal of Renal and Hepatic Disorders June 2017 "
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Care Philosophy

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1  Specialties

  • Nephrology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

29  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Bone Disorders
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Difficult-to-Control Hypertension
  • Electrolyte Disorders
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension, Kidney Disease-Induced
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Failure
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease, Type 1
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Hypertension

12  Procedures

  • Biopsy
  • Central Line Insertion
  • Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy
  • Dialysis
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dialysis Catheter Placement
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hemodialysis and IV Access Surgery
  • Hemodialysis Vascular Access Creation
  • Kidney Transplant
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Renal Biopsy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • Hindu College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1975
  • Safdarjung Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Grant Hospital Of Chicago
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Loyola University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Punjabi
  • Sindhi
  • Spanish

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