Specialty : Hematology
City : Bangalore
Hospital : Gleneagles Global Hospitals
Degree(s) : MBBS, MD (Pediatrics-USA), FAAP (Pediatric Hematology Oncology and BMT-USA) Consultant Pediatric Hematology Oncology and BMT Physician
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Brief Profile :
Dr Neema Bhat completed her graduation from Sri Devraj Urs Medical College, Kolar and post-graduation from Cooper University Hospital, Camden, New Jersey, USA. She completed her Fellowship in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology from Penn State Health Children's Hospital, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA.
Her areas of interest include Pediatric Acute Lymphoblastic and Myeloblastic Leukemias, Hodgkin's and Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Solid Tumours (Neuroblastoma, Osteosarcoma, Rhabdomyosarcoma) Aplastic Anaemia, Myelodysplastic Syndrome, Immunodeficiency Syndromes, Pediatric Blood Disorders, Bone Marrow Transplant in Malignant and non-malignant conditions (Hemoglobinopathies, Aplastic Anaemia).
She has experience in managing various Pediatric Hematology cases like Thalassemia, Aplastic Anaemia, Platelet and Bleeding Disorders and various Pediatric Oncology cases. She has the experience of 50 bone marrow transplants (including Haploidentical and MUD) for malignant and non-malignant Hematology conditions.
Her expertise is in diagnostic lumbar punctures, lumbar puncture with the administration of intrathecal chemotherapy, diagnostic bone marrow aspiration and biopsies, bone marrow harvests. Diagnosis, staging and treatment of pediatric leukaemias, solid tumours, aplastic anaemia, surveillance, care and follow up of cancer survivors. Management of Pediatric Hematologic conditions: Nutritional Anaemia, Thalassemia and Hemoglobinopathies, Clotting Disorders, Aplastic Anaemia, Hemolytic, Autoimmune Disorders.
Dr Neema has presented papers at various conferences and she is the recipient of first place for Best Abstract and Oral Presentation Award at Annual Resident and Fellow Research Day, Penn State Children's Hospital in Pennsylvania. She is also an active member of many medical associations and scientific societies catering to paediatrics and oncology in the US.