Vivek Veerapaneni, M.D.
Specialty: Interventional Nephrologist
Primary Location: Kidney Specialists Surgical Center
When Vivek Veerapaneni, MD is asked to describe Nephrology, he immediately chooses two words: complexity and diversity. It’s these very characteristics that drew him into the field of Nephrology during his residency. Looking back, he also reflects on how many of the best attending physicians were Nephrologists who could answer virtually any questions regarding not only kidney health, but other Medical subspecialties as well. Desiring to become a good physician within a constantly evolving field is precisely why Dr. Veerapaneni decided to follow in his mentors’ footsteps.
Dr. Veerapaneni has a reputation with patients for being very approachable and understanding. Likewise, referring physicians appreciate Dr. Veerapaneni’s availability; follow-up on cases and his relentless care for patients, their safety and an integrated approach to managing their health.
Dr. Veerapaneni joined the growing and dynamic KSOSN Care Team largely due to the fact that our services encompass all aspects of nephrology which allows for a complete and integrated approach to patient care. As an Interventional Nephrologist, Dr. Veerapaneni is responsible for renal ultrasounds, ultrasound-guided renal biopsy, angiography and balloon angioplasty for vascular access stenosis, and placement and removal of tunneled hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis catheters.