Dr. Rahul Prakash, MD

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Dr. Rahul Prakash, MD

Nephrology | Male

Renal Clinic Of Houston 21720 Kingsland Blvd Ste 308, Katy, TX 77450 Get Directions
(281) 579-5799

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Dr. Rahul Prakash is the founder of Renal Clinic of Houston (RCH). He is in practice since 1994 after...   Read More

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      Specialties

      • Nephrology

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      • Nephrology

      Conditions Treated

      • Acidosis
      • Acute Kidney Failure
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Bone Disorders
      • Brain Disorders
      • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
      • Chronic Kidney Diseases
      • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
      • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
      • Dehydration
      • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
      • End-Stage Renal Disease
      • Gout
      • Hydronephrosis
      • Hypercalcemia
      • Hyperkalemia
      • Hypertension
      • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
      • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
      • Hypokalemia
      • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
      • Kidney Disease
      • Kidney Stones
      • Limb Swelling
      • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
      • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
      • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
      • Nephritis and Nephropathy
      • Nephrotic Syndrome
      • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
      • Proteinuria
      • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
      • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
      • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
      • Systemic Vasculitis
      • Ureteral Stones
      • Vascular Disease
      • Vasculitis
      • Vitamin D Deficiency
      • Wegener's Granulomatosis

      Procedures Performed

      • Hemodialysis
      • Peritoneal Dialysis
      • Plasmapheresis
      • Puncture Aspiration

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi University

        Graduated in 1989

      • Internship Hospital
        Northeastern Ohio University / College Of Medicine

        Completed in 1990

      • Residency Hospital
        Canton Med Educ Fndn

        Completed in 1992

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Baylor University

        Completed in 1994

      • Undergraduate School
        Mulana Azad

        Graduated in 1986

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Hindi
      • Punjabi
      • Spanish
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      • Board certified in Nephrology
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      Dr.  Rahul Prakash is the founder of Renal Clinic of Houston (RCH). He is in practice since 1994 after he finished his fellowship training in Nephrology from the Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX. He is a graduate from the Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi India, after which he did his residency training in Internal Medicine from the Northeastern Ohio University College of Medicine (NEOUCOM) affiliated Hospitals in Canton, OH.

      He has been the President of RCH since its inception, has served as a Chief of Staff at MH- Katy Rehabilitation Hospital, and Chief of the Department of Medicine in MH-Katy Medical Center. He is currently the Medical Director of Davita Pin Oak , Davita Sealy, and Davita Horizon Dialysis Centers. He has been the recipient of the 5 star Physician Awards from the USFHP.

      He has participated in the Bridge of Life (part of Davita Village Trust) mission to India, which helped in establishing two not-for-profit dialysis clinics in the Western Province of India and is still active with other missions of the Bridge of Life. He is involved in training of foreign physicians to run the dialysis clinics in their native countries and also in the teaching of foreign medical students.  

      He is a member of American Society of Nephrology (ASN), Renal Physician Association (RPA), Harris County Medical Society (HCMS), Texas Medical Association (TMA), and The American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI). He has authored research papers in some reputed Medical Journals, including American Journal of Kidney Disease (AJKD) and American Journal of Hypertension (AJH).

      Dr.Prakash is board certified by American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) as a Diplomate in Nephrology.