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Max Specialist Doctors
Not only do our Indian private hospitals provide world class facilities, but also world class surgical teams. In most cases the heads of each of the specialized surgical teams have all trained and worked overseas for extended periods of time in the USA, Western Europe and Australia and in many cases are registered to practice both in these overseas countries and India.
M.S., DNB, Mch (U.K.), FICS
Vice Chairman – Max Healthcare & 

Chairman – Max Institute of Orthopaedics & 
Joint Replacement Surgery, Max Healthcare

Previous Appointment

Director – Division of Joint Replacement Surgery and
Senior Consultant Orthopaedics at Apollo Hospital, New Delhi.
  • President Elect – Indian Orthopaedic Association 2012
  • President – Indian Arthroplasy Association
  • President – Indian Society of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • Chairmen – Knee Arthroplasty, SICOT (International Society of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology)
  • President – India and SAARC: International Congress of Joint Reconstruction
  • Permanent Board Member – Asia Pacific Arthroplasty Society
  • He has conducted over 9000 Joint Replacements Surgeries till Jan, 2012
Dr. Sanjiv K.S. Marya Has been in the field of Medicine and Orthopaedic surgery for almost 30 years. Dr. Marya’s areas of specialization include Joint Replacement Surgery for the joints of upper and lower limbs (Primary and Revision) and Trauma Management based on A0 Principles. He has pioneered bilateral joint replacement of knee and hip joints i.e. replacing both joints in one sitting. He has initiated the Unicompartmental (Half Knee) replacement and has done exclusive work on fractures in joint replacement. He has also introduced computer assisted joint replacement surgery. Before joining Max Healthcare, Dr. Marya has worked as Director – Division of Joint Replacement Surgery & Senior Consultant Orthopaedics at Apollo Hospital, New Delhi. He has worked as Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Royal Hampshire Country Hospital, Winchester (England); as Lecturer and Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi and Senior Resident in Orthopaedic at AIIMS, New Delhi and Junior Resident in Orthopaedic at PGIMER, Chandigarh. He qualified his MBBS as the best Graduate of Maharshi Dayanand University and Medical College Rohtak. Dr. Marya then did his MS (Masters in Orthopaedic Surgery) from PGI, Chandigarh, with honours. Subsequently he completed DNB (Diploma of National Board) and M.Ch. from University of Liverpool.

Dr. Marya has published seven books on joint surgery and serves on editorial board of journals like Hip International and Indian Journal of Orthopaedics. He is available for consultations and clinical services at Max Super Speciality Hospital, Saket.

Education and: Training

Medical School:
  • Maharshi Dayanand University and Medical College, Rohatak (MBBS)
Orthopaedic Training Centres:
  • AIIMS, New Delhi
  • PGI, Chandigarh; MS (Masters in Orthopaedic Surgery)
  • University of Liverpool (Mch)
  • Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Centre, Chicago
  • Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston
  • Charnley Hip Centre, Wrightington (England)
  • Kantonspittal, Chur (Switzerland)
  • Napean Joint Replacement Centre (Australia)
  • Motol University Hospital (Czech Republic).
  • Fellowship of International College of Surgeons, USA.
  • The prestigious A0 trauma fellowship to Switzerland.
Dr. H.N. Bajaj
M.S. (Ortho), Diploma (Ortho)
Consultant Spine Surgeon
Previous Appointments 
Head of the Department, Department of Orthopaedic
Indian Spinal Injuries Centre, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi.
Dr. H.N. Bajaj has joined Max Healthcare as Head Spinal Surgery in May 2007. Prior to this he was the heading the Department of Orthopaedics at Indian Spinal Injuries Centre, in Vasant Kunj, New Delhi. He graduated from Kasturba Medical College Manipal, and then completed his Diploma and MS from the same institution. His vast and varied experience in Orthopaedic included training at Manipal Hospital, Harrogate, UK and Sydney, Australia. He was deputed at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Kota Kinabalu in Malaysia for 3 years.
His sincere and hardworking efforts in patient care revolutionized surgical care at the Department of Spine surgery in the Indian Spinal Injuries centre, Vasant Kunj. He popularized Anterior Approch for complex spine problems. Fixation of implants in TB of the Spine was also strongly advocated by him. His areas of interest include injuries and infections of the spine, spinal cancers, disc surgery, spinal pain and spinal stenosis at Max Healthcare he is joined by his team of spine, experts from Indian Spinal Injuries Centre: Dr. Sunil Katoch and Dr. Sameer Anand. He is available for consultation and clinical services at Max Super Speciality Hospital, Saket and Max Hospital, Gurgaon.

Current Appointments:

Chief Spinal Surgeon, Department of Orthopedics & Joint Replacement Surgery, Max Healthcare.

Education and Training:

Medical School:
Kasturba Medical College and Hospital, Manipal
Visiting Lecturer:
University Sains, Malatsia
ODTS Fellowship in Harrogate, UK.
Training in Spine Surgery, Sydney, Australia.
Special Interests:
Injuries to the Spine (Spinal Fractures). Infections of the Spine, Spinal Cancer.
Disc Surgery, Spinal Pain and Spinal Stenosis.
Head – Spine Surgery
Senior Consultant Neurosurgery
Max Institute of Neurosciences, Max Super Speciality Hospital, Saket, New Delhi.
Dr. Bipin Walia is a very experienced Neurosurgeon. He has completed:
  • Spinal Surgeries – with more than 4000 to his credit.
  • Image Guided Surgery.
  • Disc Replacement, Endoscopic Disc Surgery.
  • Endoscopic Cranial Surgery.
  • MBBS and MS (General Surgery) from Armed Forces Medical College, Pune
  • M.Ch (Neurosurgery) from All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
  • Many course / workshops abroad for specialized training.
  • Special focus on other minimally invasive spine surgeries.
  • Several years of experience has given Dr. Bipin Walia a high level of specialization in:


  • Spinal Cord stimulation (1998); Programmable Pump Implantation for continuous drug infusion (1999)
  • He is the pioneer in India for Endoscopic Disc Surgery (2000)
  • Vast experience of motion preserving surgery including disc replacement surgery.
  • Minimally invasive surgery for spinal tumours.

Research & Academics:

  • Member of American Association of Neurological Surgeons.
  • Member, Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS)
  • Fellow of Asian Congress of Neurological Surgeons (FACNS).
  • Faculty of the Spinal Science Advancement Foundation and Nusculo – Skeletal Research Institute.
  • Executive committee member to AOSPINE, India.
  • Member, North American Association of Spinal Surgeons.
  • Post-graduate teacher recognized by the National Board of Examinations for M.S. (General Surgery) Universities of Delhi & Pune and for DNB (Neurosurgery)
  • Has written many articles and chapters.


Dr. Bipin Walia bring with him several awards like.
Mannakal Gold Medal in MS Surgery, UN Peace Medal, Chief of Army Staff Commendation; Northern Army
Commander Commendation and Rangaraj Trophy for Best Officer.
Dr. A.K. Anand
MBBS, MD (Radiotherapy and Oncology)
Chief – Radiation Oncology, Max Healthcare.
Previous Appointment: Senior Consultant and Coordinator Department of Radiation Oncology, Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute and Research Center.
Dr.Anand has joined Max Healthcare in April 2009 as Chief – Radiation Oncology and bears a Pan – Max responsibility. Before joining Max Healthcare, he was at Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute & Research Center. Prior to that he worked at Batra Hospital and Medical Research Center, New Delhi, as a Senior Consultant, Radiation Oncology. Dr. Anand obtained specialized training in many renowned institutes in London, namely: Royal Marsden Hospital for cancers of the Head and Neck region: St. Bartholomew’s Hospital for Childhood Cancer: whole body electron treatment training at Hammersmith Hospital and Neutron therapy at Clatterbridge Hospital.
Dr. Anand received higher training in various aspects of radiation oncology with special focus on Conformal Radiation Therapy and Intraoperative Brachytherapy at New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens, New York.
His areas of expertise include: IntensityModulated radiotherapy (IMRT), Image guided radiotherapy (IGRT), Stereotactic radiosurgery, Stereotactic radiotherapy and Intra operative Brachytherapy and has numerous papers published in journals of national and international repute, to his credit.
He was awarded commonwealth fellowship and worked at the Middlesex Hospital Medical School, London and was also awarded NargisDutt Foundation fellowship at the New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens, New York affiliated to Cornell University.
Dr. Anand is available for consultation at Max Hospital, Saket & Max Balaji Hospital, Patparganj.

Education and Training

  • Radiation Oncology training from PGIMER, Chandigarh               Royal Marsden Hospital, London
  • St. Bartholomew’s London               Hammersmith Hospital, London
  • New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens, New York Clatterbridge Hospital, Liverpool


  • Member, Association of Radiation Oncologists of India.
  • Member, Radiation Research Society (RRS), USA
  • Member, American Society for Therapeutic Oncology (ASTRO).
  • Empanelled by WHO and UNO as a recommended doctor.
  • Member Editorial Board JCRT.
Joint Replacement Surgery, Max Healthcare 
MBBS, MS, M. Ch (Urology), FICS
Director- Max Institute of Urological Sciences
Previous Appointment –Professor & Head in Urology, Institute of Medical Science, BHU, Varanasi. Reader in Urology, Institute of Medical Sciences BHU, Varanasi.

Dr. P.B. Singh – Professor and founder head of the department of Urology, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University is a renowned Urologist and is credited with establishing a modern well equipped department with all sub-specialties. He established renal transplant programme at Banaras Hindu University.

His areas of interest include Reconstructive Urology, Renal Transplantation and Uro-Oncology Particularly carcinoma prostate, bladder carcinoma and reconstruction of ideal neo-bladder in which he has a lot of experience. He had established Endourological facilities and Lithotripsy centre in the departmentwhere more then 1000 stone were cleared by ESWL, PCNL and URSL. Laparoscopic Urology is a new addition to his list of procedures. For his contribution to the field of Urology, he has been awarded with the prestigious President Gild medal by Urological Society of India.

He is also:

  • Elected as governing Council Member of Asian Society of Urology
  • President, Urological Society of India and has resumed office as USI President w.e.f. Jan’2011
Dr. Singh is available for consultation at Max Super Speciality Hospital, Patparganj.

Education and Training

Medical School
  • MBBS – Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
  • MS – General Surgery
  • M.Ch. – Urology
  • FICS
  • Junior Resident in Surgery – Institute of Medical Sciences, BHU, Varanasi.
  • Senior Resident in Urology – Institute of Medical Sciences, BHU, Varanasi.
  • Common Wealth Medical Fellow – Transplant Unit, Cardiff Royal Infirmary, Cardiff (UK)
  • Fellow International College of Surgeons
  • Indian Society of Organ Transplantation               British Transplant Society
  • SocieteInternationaled’Urologie (SIU)                    Urological Society of India
  • Indian Society of Lymphology                    North Zone Chapter of Urological Society of India
  • East Zone Chapter of Urological Society of India                    Fellow International College of Surgeonsa
Chief – Medical Oncology & Hematology
Max Super Speciality Hospital, Saket, Max Hospital, Patparganj & 
Max Hospital, Gurgaon
Previous appointments: Senior Attending Consultant – Medical Oncology and Hematology, Steeple Chase Cancer Center, New Jersey, USA and JFK Medical Center, Edison USA.

Consultant Medical Oncologist, Sanofi Aventis Breast Institute at Steeple Chase Cancer Center, New Jersey, USA.

Dr. Anupama Hooda joined Max Healthcare in November 2009 and bears a pan Max responsibility. Dr. Hooda is current Chief of Medical Oncology and Haematology at Saket and Gurgaon. Prior to joining Max Hospital, Dr. Hooda was working in the United States of America (over 10 years). She has held appointments in various hospitals in New York and New Jersey including State University of New York. Most recently, Dr. Hooda had been involved in the development and planning of Steeplechase Cancer Center, New Jersey. She had an integral role in development ofdisease site specific teams at the center and is still a key part of Sanofi Aventis Breast Cancer Institute at Steeplechase through her volunteer part time work there. During her professional development, she has been involved with various aspects of research and has been a Principal Investigator in many National (USA) and International trials. She also has many publications in peer reviewed journals. Her areas of expertise and interest are Female organ malignancy like Breast Cancer, Gastrointestinal malignancies and Lung cancer. Dr. Hooda is also a trained Haematologist and takes keen interest in treating various Benign and Malignant haematological diseases. One of the main areas of focus for her in India will be cancer screening, awareness and early diagnosis.

Dr. Hooda is available for consultations at Max Hospital in Saket, Patparganj and Gurgaon.

Education and Training

  • Diplomate of American Board of Medical Oncology
  • Diplomate of American Board of Hematology
  • Diplomate of American Board of Internal Medicine
  • M.B.B.S. Pt. B.D. Sharma post graduate institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak, Haryana, India
  • Post Graduate Training in Internal Medicine, Long Island College Hospital, New York, USA
  • Post-Doctorate / Fellowship Training in Medical Oncology and Hematology, Downstate Medical Center, State University of New York, USA


  • Member of American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • Member of American Society of Hematology
  • Member of American College of Physicians
  • Member of American Medical Association
  • Member, Indian Cooperative Oncology Network
MBBS, MS (General) Mch (Oncosurgery)
Chief – Consultant & Director Surgical Oncology, Max Healthcare
Dr. Harit K. Chaturvedi has joined Max Healthcare to held the development of its world – class Oncology program. He started his Oncology career at Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, Bangalore and Moved on to the Cancer Institute, Chennai. Thereafter he worked as a senior consultant at Batra Hospital & Apollo Hospital. Prior to joining Max Healthcare, Dr. Chaturvedi was at Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute, New Delhi.

With over a dozen publications and scientific presentations in over 50 national & international conference, he is widely respected for his clinical judgment & surgical skills.

Dr. Chaturvedi has performed surgeries at LIVE surgical workshops. He has organized many prestigious conferences & workshops. Dr. Chaturvedi was awarded the ‘Young Scientist Award’ in 1993 by the Indian Society of Oncology. He has been championing the war against tobacco for the last 10 years, through an NGO – Core Cancer Foundation.

Dr. Chaturvedi is available for consultation at Max Hospital, Saket & Max Balaji Hospital, Patparganj.

Education and Training

  • M.B.B.S. & M.S. (General) – G.S.V.M. Medical College, Kanpur, India.
  • M. Ch. (Surgical Oncology) – Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai, India.


  • Treasurer, Indian Society of Oncology.
  • Member, Association of Surgeons of India.
  • Member, Indian Association of Surgical Oncologists.
  • Member, Delhi Medical Association.
  • Member, Indian Chapter of International Hepatopancreatic Biliary Association (IHBA).
DNB (Internal Medicine). DM (Cardiology)
Sr. Consultant – Cardiology
Max Heart & Vascular Institute
Dr. Sumeet Sethi, Completed his MBBS in 1999 from Armed Forces Medical College, Pune and later did his MD (Medicine) from Army Hospital (Research and Referral), New Delhi. Post MD he did three years of Senior Residency in Cardiology at Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi and later joined the MD (Cardiology) programme at Institute of Cardiology, Medical College, Kanpur.

He has been involved with Max Heart & Vascular Institute since its inception and has extensive & experience in Non-invasive Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology. He has contributed articled to indexed journals and has been actively involved in conducting important international trials like TIMI-EXTRACT 25, BIVAFLOW registry, MAXIMUS trial, PLATO trail and OLYMPIA registry.

His areas of interest are Transradial interventions (Angiography / Angiography through the hand), Acute MI interventions (Angioplasty for the heart attack patient), Technically challenging complex angioplasties
Senior Consultant – Surgical Oncology, Max Cancer Centre, New Delhi.
Previous Appointment: Consultant Surgical Oncologist at Bombay Hospital, Indore.

Dr. Vedant Kabra is practicing Surgical Oncology since 1999 and joined Max Healthcare in January 2007. After obtaining post graduation from Institute of Medical Sciences, BHU, he gained further experience at Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai and National Cancer Centre of Singapore apart from obtaining membership of the prestigious Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, UK. He was judged the best undergraduate as well as postgraduate student and received the University Gold Medal. Dr. Kabra’s presentations have received best paper and poster awards at national and international conferences. He is credited with ten publications and several paper presentations apart from being an invited faculty at conferences and medical institutes. He has been working with NGO CanSupport to increase awareness about cancer and assists media in spreading this message.

He is available for consultation at Max Cancer Centre, Saket, Patparganj and Max Medcentre, Panchsheel Park.
Education and Training
Medical School
  • MBBS – Banaras Hindu University               MS General Surgery – Banaras Hindu University
  • DNB General Surgery - National Board of Examination              MRCS – Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, UK
Life Member:
  • Indian Society of Oncology                       Association of Surgeons of India
  • National Academy of Medical Sciences, India              Indian Association of Surgical
  • Indian Medical Association              Oncology
  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, UK
Awards and Honours
  • University Gold Medal (BHU) for standing first in Final (3rd) Professional Examination.
  • Best Resident of Institute of Medical Sciences.
  • Best Undergraduate Student of Surgery in the state of Uttar Pardesh (1995) by UP chapter of Association of Surgeons of India.
  • Best Research Paper Award in Annual Conference of Association of Surgeons of India.
  • Second Best Poster Award in Annual Conference of Indian Association of Surgical Oncology.
  • Clinical Fellowship in Hepato-pancreato-biliary surgical oncology at National Cancer Centre, Singapore.
Consultant – Nephrology
Max Super Speciality Hospital, Saket
  • M.D. (General Medicine) from Department of Medicine, Gandhi Medical College, Bhopal (MP.) India.
  • Best Undergraduate Student of Surgery in the state of Uttar Pardesh (1995) by UP chapter of Association of Surgeons of India.
  • Diploma of the National Board (DNB) (Nephrology)
Areas of Interest:
  • Benal Transplantation
  • Critical Care Nephrology
Accomplishment / Award:
  • Started the renal transplant program in Max Hospital Saket, with excellent results.
  • Attended many national and international conferences
  • Indian Society of Nephrology
  • Indian Society of Haemodialysis
  • International Society of Nephrology
(Landon, UK), DFFP (London, UK)
Senior Consultant Reproductive Medicine & 
Assisted Reproductive Techniques (IVF) 
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Lady Hardinge Medical College, Delhi University
  • University College of Medical Science and GTB Hospital, Delhi University
  • Leeds University and Teaching Hospitals, UK
  • Chelsea and Westminster Hospitals, London, UK
  • KK Women’s and Children Hospital, Singapore
Advanced Training in reproductive Medicine and Surgery:
  • Chelsea and Westminster Hospitals, NHS, London, UK
  • The Lister Hospital, London, UK
  • Reproductive and Sexual Health (DFFP, London, UK)
  • Guys and St. Thomas’s Hospital, NHS, London, UK (Pre-Implantation Genetic Diagnosis PGD)
  • KK Women’s and Children Hospital, Singapore (Minimal access surgery and ART)
  • All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi (Laparoscopy Fellowship)
  • Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (MRCOG, London, UK)
  • British Fertility Society (BFS, London, UK)
  • National Academy of Medical Sciences (MNAMS, New Delhi)
  • Federation of Obstetrics and Gynaecological Society of India (FOGSI, New Delhi)
  • Indian Fertility Society (IFS, New Delhi)
  • International Society of Gynae Plastic Surgeons (ISGPS)
  • Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Areas of Interest:
  • IVF and Assisted Reproductive Techniques (ART)
  • Male Infertility
  • Pre-Implantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD)
  • Reproductive Surgery and Minimal invasive surgery (MIS)
  • Adolescent Gynaecology
Dr. Shakir Husain 
Director –Interventional Neurology 
Senior Consultant – Neurology & Director – Stroke Program
Max Institute of Neurosciences, Max Super Speciality Hospital, Saket, New Delhi.
Education & Experience:
  • MBBS and MD (Medicine) RNT Medical College, Udaipur – Rajasthan.
  • DM (Neurology) from G.B. Pant Hospital, New Delhi.
  • Joined St. Stephen’s Hospital, New Delhi, as a Junior Consultant for a year after which he moved on to join Indraprastha Apollo Hospital in the Department of Neurology.
  • Worked at G.B. Pant Hospital as a Senior Research Associate (CSIR) in the Department of Neurology.
  • Joined V.I.M.H.A.N.S as a Consultant, Department of Neurology, before leaving for Zurich.
  • Worked as a Fellow in the Institute of Neuroradiology, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland, to obtain his fellowship in Interventional Neurology.
  • Visiting Fellowship in Interventional Neuroradiology, University Hospital Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany.
  • Visiting Fellowship in Interventional Neuroradionogy Foundation OphthalmologiqueAdolphe de Rothschild, Paris, France.
  • Before joining Max Institute of Neurosciences he was the Chief of the Department of Neuroendovascular Therapy & Stroke at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital – New Delhi, from 1999 – 2009.
He created an independent department for Stroke and Neuroendovascular Therapy in Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi. He started several kinds of procedures including:
  • Minimally invasive treatment of Brain Aneurysms by Coiling, Stent assisted coiling and Balloon Re-modelling technique.
  • Non-surgical treatment of Brain & Spine AVMs and AVFs by transarterial and transvenous Embolization.
  • Carotid Stenting.
  • First in the country to start Intracranial Stenting for Stroke prevention.
  • Thrombolysis for the treatment of Acute Stroke.
  • Tumor Embolization etc.
Apart from those mentioned above, he has keen interest in:
  • Studying the natural history of Large AVMs Giant Aneurysms and Unruptured Aneurysms.
  • Studying the angio-architecture of the brain arteriovenous malformations and meningiomas to define better treatment of these diseases.
Academics and Research:
  • Program Director – Egas Moniz Fellowship in Interventional Neurology & Stroke, one year Fellowship Program for board qualified neurologists, neuroradiologists and neurosurgeons.
  • He has started two training programs for the paramedicals:
    • Neuro-CathlabNursingtraining program.
    • Neuro-Cathlab Technician training program.
  • Runs short term observership programs in the department.
  • Is conducting a Stroke Awareness Survey.
  • Has been conducting servral Lectures and Workshops in SAARC nations. (Conducted more than 15 live workshops for neurointervention so far)
  • Is helping develop Neurointervention in University Hospital ULM, Germany.
  • Contributed many papers and chapters in peer reviewed national and international medical journals and text books.
  • Is an Associate Editor of ‘Frontiers in Endovascular and Interventional Neurology’
  • Is developing an indigenous Intracranial Stent, and patent pending for a device for Intracranial aneurysm treatment.
  • Course Director, ‘Delhi Course on Neurointervention’ , an annual event.
  • Member of European Society of Neuroradiology (ESNR)
  • Member of Asian-Australasian Federation of Interventional & Therapeutic Neuroradiology (AAFITN)
  • Member of International Brain Research Organization (IBRO)
  • Member of Neurological Society of India (NSI)
  • Member of Indian Academy of Neurology (IAN)
  • Member of Delhi Neurological Association (DNA)
  • Member of Association of Physicians of India (API)
  • Member of International Stroke Society (ISS), Appointed as a Member of the Subcommittee on ‘Neurovascular Intervention’
MD (Pediatrics), DM Clinical Hematology (AIIMS)
Fellowship Bone Narrow Transplantation (Toronto)
Fellowship Pediatric Hematology / Oncology (Toronto)
Consultant, Bone Marrow / Stem Cell Transplantation & Clinical 
Hematology / Oncology & Pediatric Hematology / Oncology
Dr. Naithani joined Max healthcare in May 2011. Prior to this, Dr. Naithani trained in bone marrow / stem cell transplantation at prestigious The Hospital for Sick Children (Sick Kids) Toronto, Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, Canada and also has BMT Training at St Jude Children’s Hospital, Memphis, Tenessee, US.

Dr. Naithani is available for consultation at Max Saket, Patpatganj and Shalimar Bagh.
Education & Training:
  • Fellowship in Bone Marrow Transplantation at the Hospital, for Sick Children, Toronto.
  • BMT Training at St Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, US
  • Fellowship in Pediatric Hematology / Oncology (Toronto)
  • DM in Clinical Hematology (AIIMS)
  • MD in Pediatrics (Lady Hardinge Medical College)
Area of Interest:
  • Allogeneic and Autologous Bone Marrow / Stem Cell Transplantation in children and adults with Leukemia, Lymphoma, Myeloma and benign disorders like Aplastic anemia, Thalassemia and metabolic disorders.
  • Children and adults with Thalassemia, Haemophilia, ITP, Aplastic anemia and other benign hematological disorders.
  • Best Presentation Award in European school of Oncology conference in 2008.
  • Meena Dhamija Award by Association of Physicians of India-Delhi state chapter in 2007.
  • Second prize by the Indian society of Hematology and Transfusion Medicine in 2006/
  • American Society of Pediatric Hematology Oncology (ASPHO)
  • Children’s Oncology Group (COG)
  • Indian Academy of Pediatrics – Pediatric Hematology Oncology Chapter (PHO-IAP)
  • Indian Society of Hematology and Transfusion Medicine (ISHTM)
Research and Publications:
Dr. Naithani has more 50 international publications on different aspects of benign and malignant haematological diseases and bone marrow transplantation. He has taken several lectures at various national conferences.
  • Shaikh F, Naithani R, Kirby-Allen M, Doyle J. Allogeneic Cord Hematoppietic Stem Cell Transplantation in an infant with Primary Myelofibrosis. J PediatrHematolOncol. 2012 Jan 12.
  • Naithani R, Asim M, Weitzman S, Gassas A, Doyle J, Schechter T. Outcome after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in children with hemophagocyticIymphohistiocytosis at the hjospital for sick children, Toronto. Pediatr Blood Cancer 2010; 54 (6): 795.
  • Kumar R, Naithani R, Mishra P, Mahapatra M, Seth T, Dolai TK, Bhargava R, Saxena R. Allogeneic hematopoietic SCT performed in non-HEPA filter rooms: initial experience from a single center in India. Bone Marrow Transplant 2009 Jan; 43(2): 115-9.
  • Naithani R, Kumar R, Mahapatra M, Seth T, Melanonychia after allogenic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Indian J Pediatr 2009.
  • Naithani R, Ngan By, Roifman C, Crump M, Baruchel S, Abla O, Thymic Mucosa-Associated Lymphoid Tissue (MALT) Lymphoma with Trisomy 18 in a Child. J PediatrHematolOncol. 2012.
  • Naithani R, Mahapatra M, Kumar R, Mishra P, Saxena R. High dose dexamethasone therapy shows better responses in acute immune thrombocytopenia than in chronic immune thrombocytopenia. Platelets 2010; 21(4):270-3.
  • Naithani R, Kumar R, Mahapatta M, Agrawal N, Mishra P. Early Discharge from hospital after consolidation chemotherapy in acute myeloid leukemia in remission: Febrile neutropenic episodes and thrir outcome in a resource poor setting. Haematologica. 2008 Sep. 93(9):1416-8
  • Chandra J, Naithani R, Singh V, Sexena YK, Sharma M, Pemde H. Developing Anticancer Chemotherapy at a New Centre: Hodgkin Lymphoma Experience. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2008 Oct. 51(4):485-8.
  • Mishra P, Naithani R, Dolai T, Bhargava R, Mahapatra M, Dixit A, Seth T, Kumar R, Saxena R. Intracranial Hemorrhage in patients with congenital hemostatic defects. Haemophilia. 2008 Sep. 14(5):952-5.
  • Naithani R, Kumar R, Mahapatra M, Tyagi S, Mishra P. Efficacy and safety of anti-D for the treatment of adults with immune thrombocytopenic purpura. Platelets 2009 Nov. 20(7):525-7.
  • Naithani R, Desai A, Low Bone Mineral density in Childhood All. Indian Pediatr 2009; 17(6):542-43.
  • Chandra J, Naithani R, Ravi R, Singh V, Narayan S, Sharma S, Pemde H, Dutta AK. Antithymocyteglobulin plus cyclosporine in children less than 12 years with acquired aplastic anemia- a Single Center Experience from North India. Indian J Pediatr 2008; 75(3):229-233.
  • Naithani R, Mahapatra M, Dutta P, Kumar R, PAti HP, Choudhary VP. Poroxysmal nocturnal Hemoglobinuria in childhood and adolescence-a retrospective analysis of 18 cases. Indian J Pediatr 2008; 75(6): 14-17.
  • Naithani R, Agrawal N, Mahapatra M, Kumar R, Pati HP, Choudhry VP. Autoimmune hemolytic anemia in children. PediatrHematolOncol. 2007 Jun; 24(4); 309-15.
  • Naithani R, Chandra J, Bhattacharjee J, Verma P, Narayan S. Peroxidative stress and antioxidant enzymes in children with beta-thalassemia major. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2006 Jun; 46(7): 780-5.
  • Naithani R, Chandra J, Narayan S, Sharma S, Singh V. Thalassemia major- on the verge of bleeding or thrombosis? Hematology. 2006 Feb. 11(1): 57-61.
  • Agrawal N Naithani R, Mahapatra M, Panigrahi I, Kumar R, Pati HP, Sexena R, Choudhary VP. Chronic lymphocytic leukemia in India-a clinic- hematological profile. Hematology. 2007 Jun; 12(3); 229-33.
  • Naithani R, Chandra J, Sharma S. Safety of oral iron chelatordeferiprone in young thalassaemics. Eur J Jaematol. 2005; 74(3): 217-20.
  • Naithani R, Seth T, Tandon N, Chandra J, Pati HP, Choudhary VP, Saxena R. Safety of Zoledronic Acid in Treatment of Low Bone Mineral Density in Patients with Beta Thalassemia Major-Pediatr Blood Cancer 2010;54(6);797.
  • Naithani R, Agrawal N, Mahapatra M, Pati H, Kumar R, Choudhary VP. Autoimmune hemolytic anemia in India. British Journal of Haematology 2006; Suppl 1:207.
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