Muthu Krishna Mani
Tamil 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 developed a 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]



  1. ^ Please see Selected bibliography section and external links


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