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Dr. Mahesh Rajashekaraiah

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16 years experience overall
  
700 Consultation fee at clinic
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Dr. Mallikarjun Kalashetty

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20 years experience overall
  
900 Consultation fee at clinic
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Dr. Nataraj K.S

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16 years experience overall
  
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Dr. Wanve Balasaheb

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19 years experience overall
  
1000 Consultation fee at clinic

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Who is a Hematologist?

Branch of medicine that focuses on dealing with the study of cause, prognosis, diagnosis, treatment & prevention of diseases, disorders and medical conditions related to blood and blood-producing body parts. So, doctors who are specialized and well trained in hematology are called dermatologists.


What are the qualifications of a Hematologist?

A 5-year medical degree [MBBS] that is recognized by the General Medical Council and a 2-year foundation course of general training are the basic requirements for an individual to be a doctor. However, following are the specialties or extra qualifications required to be a Hematologist:

  • DNB - Hematology
  • Diplomate in Hematology (American Board of Internal Medicine)
  • MRCP (UK)
  • MD - Blood Banking & Immuno. Haem./Imm. Haem. & Blood Trans.
  • FRCPath - Haematology
  • DM - Clinical Haematology
  • MD - Immuno Haematology & Blood Transfusion
  • Ph.D. - Haematology
  • Diploma in Immuno-Haematology and Blood Transfusion
  • DM - Haematology Pathology/Hematopathology
  • FRCP - Haematology
  • DNB - Immunohaematology and Blood Transfusion


How often should I visit Hematologist?

People with medical conditions or diseases related to either blood should visit a Hematologist once in every 6 months or as directed by your primary care doctor. However, healthy individuals can consult a Hematologist once in 2 years.


Why should an individual consult a Hematologist?

If a person suffers from any of the following medical conditions or diseases, should consult a Hematologist.

  • Hemophilia
  • Leukemia
  • Severe or chronic anemia
  • Hodgkin lymphoma
  • Bone marrow failure syndromes
  • Thrombosis
  • Myeloproliferative neoplasms [MPN]
  • Myelodysplastic syndrome
  • Blood cancer
  • Platelet disorders
  • Thrombocytopenia
  • Bleeding disorders


Is Hematologist and Hepatologist same?

No, Hematologist treats diseases related to blood & blood-producing body parts and Hepatologists treat medical conditions that are associated with the liver, biliary tree, gallbladder, and pancreas.


Can Hematologists treat blood cancer?

A hematologist can diagnose and plan an appropriate treatment course for blood cancer, however, in severe cases, the patient will be referred to a well-trained Oncologist who can treat blood cancer.


Can Hematologists cure hemophilia?

A bleeding disorder that causes blood not to clot properly and leads to excessive bleeding or improper healing. This disorder can be diagnosed and treated by a Hematologist through proper medications and diet changes. One should follow all the instructions provided by his/her Hematologist.

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