Dr. Mukesh Shete is a full-time specialist in Nephrology, and one of the five founder-directors of Apex Kidney Care and Apex Kidney Foundation committed to improving the quality of nephrology services in India. He has performed more than 100 renal transplants, including 16 cadaver transplants, and was a member of the team that conducted the first-ever cadaver transplant in the state of Maharashtra. He was associated with one of India's first domino kidney transplants in Mumbai recently
After graduating from Mumbai University in the MD Internal Medicine stream in 1993, Dr. Mukesh Shete continued training in Nephrology (super-specialization) at Hinduja Hospital in Mumbai and obtained the diploma of DM.
Until 2003, he worked as a Lecturer in Nephrology at LTM Medical College and Hospital, Sion, Mumbai, and was also a recognized teacher for MD students of Mumbai University. In the last ten years he has been practicing nephrology in north-east Mumbai. He has established dialysis centres in Mulund, and was attached to various corporate hospitals such as Hiranandani, Wockhart, and Godrej.
Dr. Mukesh is also spending his time on health education for patient and families; and health-care related training for medical staff in dialysis and medical centers. His goal is to provide patients especially those suffering from chronic diseases with the best quality service and attention.
Articles by Mukesh Shete
- Give me the strength to look Death in the eye and smile…, July 2016
- Mrityuchi Chahul (in Marathi), October 2013
- The Apprehension of Death,
- Mrityu – Ek Sankalpana, July 2013
- Death: A Concept,