Top 10 Pediatric Hemato Oncologists in India
List of top 10 pediatric hemato oncologists in India is based on our research:
1. Dr. Satya Prakash Yadav
Dr. Satya Yadav treats children with blood and cancer disorders at Medanta Hospital, Gurugram, India. His clinical focus is primarily paediatric Leukemia and Bone Marrow transplantation. He has a goal to make BMT available and affordable to all those who need it. After finishing his training in Paediatrics from Delhi he went to Sydney, Australia, and worked as a fellow (2002-2005) in Paediatric Hemato-Oncology at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead. He has an experience of over 15 years and has performed more than 400 blood &marrow transplants including 50 unrelated donor/cord transplants and 50 Haplo Identical Bone Marrow transplants. He has published in various national and international journals with nearly 500 citations. He was a teaching faculty for fellowship of National Board of Examinations (FNB) in Paediatric Hematology Oncology at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital for 6 years. He has trained nearly 20 fellows in Paediatric Hematology Oncology who are working as consultants within and outside India.
|QUALIFICATIONS||INSTITUTE / DEPARTMENT||YEAR|
|Fellow in Paediatric Hemato- Oncology||Royal Alexander Hospital for Children, Westmead, Australia||2005|
|D.N.B. (Paediatrics)||Sir Ganga Ram Hospital||1999|
|Diploma in Child Health||Maulana Azad Medical College||1998|
|M.B.B.S.||University College of Medical Sciences||1994|
2. Dr. Amita Mahajan
Dr.Amita Mahajan is presently working as a Senior Consultant Pediatrics Oncology And Hematology, Indraprastha Apollo Hospital (Oct 2003 till Date).
She has over 9 years of experience, She had a set up of pediatric Hematology Oncology Services at Apollo Hospitals. She was working as a consultant at Llandough Hospital,Cardiff,Which was the Regional centre for Pediatric Oncology in that region. She worked in Bone Marrow Transplant(Royal Hospital For Sick Children)transplant unit, which was the busiest bone marrow transplant unit in UK at the time and was routinely involved in the management of both children and adults.
MBBS, MD, MRCP
3. Dr. Raja Thirumalairaj
Dr. T Raja is an internationally acclaimed Medical Oncologist with over 25 years of experience in the field of cancer. His vast patient experience in tertiary care setting makes him one of the best Oncologists in India. He is also academically well known, and heads the DNB Medical Oncology program at Apollo Speciality Hospital, Chennai, India. He is among the most sought after faculty in several national, international conferences and workshops.
EDUCATION & TRAINING
- Bachelor degree in Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) from Madurai Kamaraj University, India in 1988
- Doctor of Medicine (MD) in Paediatrics from Gujarat University, India in 1993
- Doctorate of Medicine (DM) in Medical Oncology from Gujarat University, India in 1996
- Honorary Fellow in BMT, Royal Free Hospital, London in 1998
- DNB Medical Oncology Teacher and Program Head (Sub Speciality Teaching Program), Apollo Speciality Hospital,Chennai, India
- Head of the Department – Department of Medical Oncology, Apollo Speciality Hospital, Chennai, India
- Past Adjunct Professor, University of Queensland, Australia.
- Principal and Co-Investigator in several international clinical trials.
- Invited faculty in several national and international conferences.
- Organising Chairman/ Secretary of the Apollo Cancer Conclave in 2019 and 2014.
- Organising Secretary of Joint ISO / ISMPO biennial meeting Oncocon 2009.
- Convener of All India Apollo Group Tumour board.
PUBLICATIONS AND AWARDS
- Published numerous papers in the field of Oncology in peer reviewed journals, and books.
- Author of Chapter on Oncology in Post Graduate Text book of Medicine, published by Jaypee Brothers.
- Conferred “Times Health Care Achiever Awards”,Times of India,2018
- Conferred “Best Doctor Award” by the ‘The Tamil Nadu Dr.MGR Medical University’
- Gold Medalist at Gujarat University, India in 1996 for DM Oncology
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
- Breast Cancers
- Lung Cancer
- Gastrointestinal Cancers
- Gynaecological Cancers
- Bone Marrow Transplants
4. Dr. Gaurav Kharya
Dr. Gaurav Kharya is a Senior Consultant & Head Pediatric Hemato-oncology Immunology & Bone Marrow Transplant at Artemis Hospitals, Gurgaon (Delhi-NCR). He completed his graduation from Netaji Subash Chandra Bose Medical College, Jabalpur Madhya Pradesh. Following this he did his post-graduation DCH in Pediatric from Baba Raghav Das Medical College, Gorakhpur, UP. In year 2005 he joined his DNB in pediatric at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Delhi and completed his training in 2007. After completing his DNB pediatrics he started working as a registrar in pediatrics at Chacha Nehru Bal Chikitsalya, Delhi. In 2009 he joined his fellowship in Pediatric hemato-oncology & BMT at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital which he completed in 2011. Soon after this he started working as a consultant in Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Immunology & BMT at Dr B L Kapur Memorial hospital where he was instrumental in starting pediatric hemato-oncology services and played a key role in taking the BMT programme to the next step. In September 2012 he moved to The Great north Children’s hospital, Newcastle upon tyne, United Kingdom to work as a fellow in pediatric hemato-oncology, immunology & bone marrow transplant. There he worked with the leading names in the field of pediatric hemato-oncology, immunology & bone marrow transplant. After working there for a year he moved to St Mary’s hospital, Imperial College NHS trust, London, United Kingdom to work more in the field of pediatric hematology and BMT.
He moved back to India in March 2014 and joined back BLK super specialty hospital as a senior consultant pediatric hemato-oncology & BMT. Apart from pediatric acute leukemias, lymphomas, pediatric solid malignancies, he is keenly interested in hematopoietic stem cell transplant especially alternative donor transplants (Voluntary unrelated donor & Haplo-identical donor). Dr. Kharya has a vast experience in transplanting children with various blood disorders benign or malignant, immunological diseases etc nationally and internationally. He has presented many papers in national and international conferences and has published many papers in national and international journals. Dr. Kharya is credited for doing the first haploidentical bone marrow transplant for sickle cell disease in India & also for doing invitro TCR alpha beta CD 19 depleted haploidentical BMT in a 4 month old baby suffering from severe combined immunodeficiency who is the smallest child transplanted in the country so far.
Along with his team members at different centers he has done more than 600 bone marrow transplants so far. His area of interest is alternative donor transplant such as haploidentical transplants and matched or mismatched unrelated donor transplants.
Dr. Kharya has joined Artemis Hospitals with the vision of taking the bone marrow transplant program to the next level.
MBBS – Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Medical College, Jabalpur
DCH – Baba Raghav Das Medical College, Gorakhpur
DNB(Paediatrics)- Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi
5. Dr. Rasmi P.
Dr Rasmi is a Pediatric Hemato-Oncologist and Bone Marrow Transplant specialist who joined the Pediatric Oncology department at HCG in 2015. She did her three year residency in Pediatrics from Texas Tech University, Amarillo, Texas (USA). Following this, she did three year fellowship training in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and bone marrow transplant from Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital (Case Western Reserve University), Cleveland, Ohio (USA), Where she gained extensive experience in stem cell transplants for various pediatric diseases like benign blood disorders, solid tumors and hematological malignancies as well as immunodeficiencies and metabolic disorders. During her training, she also conducted research in methods to improve stem cell engraftment after a bone marrow transplant.
Dr Rasmi expertise and has keen interest on treating all the paediatric benign and all blood cancer diseases specially aplastic anaemia, sickle cell disease, thalassemia, acute leukemia , multiple myeloma, hodgkin’s and non-hodgkin’s lymphoma, multiple sclerosis; myelodysplastic and myeloproliferative syndromes and other bone marrow failures cases.
She did her three year residency in Pediatrics from Texas Tech University, Amarillo, Texas (USA). Following this, she did three year fellowship training in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and bone marrow transplant from Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital (Case Western Reserve University), Cleveland, Ohio (USA)
6. Dr. Vikas Dua
Dr Vikas Dua is Paediatric Hemato Oncologist and bone marrow transplant specialist of the generation. Dr.Dua’s results in the field of Paediatric Haematology Oncology and BMT have been some of the best. He and his team has done 200+ paediatric transplants. He is known for his excellent outcome in stem cell transplant specially in Paediatric haploidentical transplant and he has done some of the very rare transplants which nobody else has done in India.
7. Dr. Rahul Bhargava
Dr Rahul Bhargava in 2016 became the first Indian doctor to do and popularize stem cell transplant in multiple sclerosis. He has been credited of establishing 6 low cost centres across India namely at Sarvodaya hospital, Batra hospital, Action Balaji hospital etc.. He and his team has done 400+ transplants. He is known for his excellent outcome in stem cell transplant specially in haploidentical transplant and his vision of first integrated centre of excellence in Haematology, paediatric haematology and stem cell transplant has been full filled at FMRI Gurgaon.
8. Dr. Nandini Choudhary Hazarika
Dr. Nandini Choudhary Hazarika is a well recognized paediatric Hemato-Oncologist with 17 years of experience in the field of paediatric Hemato-Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplant. In her long spanned career of 17 years she treated all kinds of Hematological and solid cancer in children and has done more than 50 Bone Marrow Transplants in last 6 years.
Bone and Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Bone Marrow Transplant
MBBS, MD-PEDS, Fellowship in pediatric oncology.
9. Dr. Manas Kalra
- Dr. Manas has intensive 16 years of experience as a Haemato Oncology & Bonemarrow transplant Physician. He has served in hospitals in Sydney, Australia for many years and achieved so many awards for his outstanding contributions.
- Dr. Manas has received certifications and has professional memberships in major organizations in India and abroad.
MBBS, MD, DNB
10. Dr. Intezar Mehdi
Dr. Intezar Mehdi – Pediatric Hemato Oncologist at HCG Bangalore has pursued his MBBS and DNB-Pediatrics from prestigious institutes in Karnataka and attained MRCPCH from the UK. Before joining HCG, he was associated with King Saud Medical Complex from 2004 to 2009.
With over 10 years of vast experience in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Dr. Mehdi’s areas of interest includes – Hematological malignancies, Childhood Leukemia (ALL, AML), Lymphomas, Histiocytosis syndromes in children, CNS tumors, Bone tumors, Wilms tumor, Neuroblastoma, Sarcomas and other solid tumors in children. Hematology area includes Thalassemia, Sickle cell anemia, Anemias in children, AIHA ITP, Platelet disorders, hemophilia, and other bleeding disorders.
His interest also includes Autologous and Allogeneic blood and bone marrow transplant for hematological and ontological malignancies and benign conditions like Thalassemia.
Dr. Mehdi has been an active member of many Pediatric societies in India. He is a lifetime member of the Indian Academy of Pediatrics (IAP) and a member of the Royal College of Pediatrics and Child health (RCPCH), UK. He is also a member of the Pediatric hematology/oncology chapter (IAP) and IAP-BPS, Bangalore. Dr. Mehdi is a member of IPHOG (Indian Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Group). He is a reviewer for the Indian Journal of Palliative care. Dr. Mehdi has delivered many lectures and presentations at a global level and has been a part of many research programs with publications in India and abroad as well.
MBBS and DNB-Pediatrics from prestigious institutes in Karnataka and attained MRCPCH from the UK.