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Dr. Amitabh Gautam

Transplant Surgery
Boston, MA
42 years experience male

Locations

Office

Boston, MA

Address

88 E Newton Street 501, Boston Medical Center, MA
Directions

Insurances accepted

BCBS Blue Card PPO

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Transplant Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

43 Answers
0 Agrees
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amitabh Gautam
Transplant Surgery 42 years experience
Not necessarily: Only if both the kidneys have to be removed if cancer on both sides. If only one kidney or a part of kidney only is removed and the remaining kidney is healthy dialysis is not required.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amitabh Gautam
Transplant Surgery 42 years experience
Se below: The first part is a short surgical procedure to insert a tube the inside end is in the belly and a portion is outside. The outer part is connected to a machine which exchanges fluid into and out of your belly. While the fluid is in your belly waste products from blood are filtered through the peritoneum into thos fluid which is then discarded and fresh fluid inserted. This usually is done nigh.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amitabh Gautam
Transplant Surgery 42 years experience
Not clear: Firstly let me thank you as an altruistic donor. Transplants will still be needed for kidney failure for many many years and the alternatives are not ready for humans.M non directed donors usually start a domino chain where other donors can donate to other people on the list and several people can be helped. You should only donate if you have been cleared and motivated and then the wait is for a.

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Gautam is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Gautam is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Delhi, Maulana Azad Medical College, India
Graduated 1979MD

Affiliations

Boston medical center
Boston University Med Grp
Lahey Clinic Medical Center
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