Muthu Krishna Mani

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Muthu Krishna Mani
BornTamil Nadu, India
Known fortherapeutics of renal disorders

Muthu Krishna Mani is an Indian nephrologist and a pioneer of nephrology in India.[1] He is a former chief of nephrology department at Apollo Hospital, Chennai[2] and is best known for treating Jayaprakash Narayan when the latter was suffering from renal disorder.[3] The Government of India awarded him the Padma Bhushan, the third highest civilian award, in 1991.[4] He is also a recipient of the Dhanvantari Award (2011)[5] and the Ravindranath Tagore Award.[6] He has published over 125 medical papers[note 1] and the orations delivered by him include the 2018 Dr. Pathros Matthai Memorial Oration of the Indian Society of Nephrology (southern chapter - ISNSC).[7]


  • Ganesan, Muthusamy V.; Annigeri, Rajeev A.; Shankar, Bhuvaneswari; Rao, Budithi Subba; Prakash, Kowdle C.; Seshadri, Rajagopalan; Mani, Muthu Krishna (2009). "The Protein Equivalent of Nitrogen Appearance in Critically Ill Acute Renal Failure Patients Undergoing Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy". Journal of Renal Nutrition. 19 (2): 161–166. doi:10.1053/j.jrn.2008.11.009. ISSN 1051-2276.
  • Mani, Muthu Krishna (2005). "Experience with a program for prevention of chronic renal failure in India". Kidney International. 67: S75–S78. doi:10.1111/j.1523-1755.2005.09419.x. ISSN 0085-2538.
  • Mani, Muthu Krishna (1998). "The Management of End-Stage Renal Disease in India". Artificial Organs. 22 (3): 182–186. doi:10.1046/j.1525-1594.1998.06070.x. ISSN 0160-564X.


  1. ^ Please see Selected bibliography section and external links


  1. ^ "Dhanvantari Award for M.K. Mani". The Hindu. 2011-10-21. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 2018-06-04.
  2. ^ "Dr. M.K. Mani, Chief Nephrologist, Apollo Hospitals, Chennai, has been honoured with the Dhanvantari Award, 2011". October 20, 2011. Retrieved 2018-06-04.
  3. ^ "Dr M K Mani receives Dhanvantari Award 2011". India Medical Times. November 12, 2011. Retrieved 2018-06-04.
  4. ^ "Padma Awards". Padma Awards. Government of India. 2018-05-17. Retrieved 2018-05-17.
  5. ^ "Nephrologist Dr M K Mani conferred 'Dhanvantari Award'". Web India. October 30, 2011. Retrieved 2018-06-04.
  6. ^ "Pioneer of Nephrology in India, Dr M K Mani declared the Winner of 40th Dhanvantari Award". 2011-10-21. Retrieved 2018-06-04.
  7. ^ "Scientific Programme" (PDF). Indian Society of Nephrology. 2018-06-04. Retrieved 2018-06-04.

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