MBBS, MD - Pediatrics, Diploma in Child Health (DCH)
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Dr. Swati kanakia completed her graduate studies from the grant medical college mumbai, with multiple distinctions in various subjects. Dr. Kanakia went on to specialize in pediatrics at the same institute. During her post graduate career too she excelled in academics and received a gold medal in the dch examination. From 1992-2000 she completed her phd in applied biology with plasma borne infections in thalassemia as her dissertation topic. During this time she worked at the division of pediatric hematology oncology, department of pediatrics at the lokmanya tilak municipal medical college and hospital. She trained in all aspects of pediatric hematology and oncology during her tenure. To gain more experience in pediatric oncology she visited st. Jude children’s research hospital, memphis, usa on a travelling scholarship from the international outreach of the hospital. On her return from usa, she was awarded senior research fellow & research associateship for a period of six years by the csir council for industrial and scientific research. She was also awarded bibi chand scholarship by indian academy of pediatrics. At present, she is attached to the lilavati hospital and research centre in the city of mumbai as a consultant pediatric hematologist oncologist.She lectures extensively and has been responsible for training post graduate pediatric students in the field of pediatric hematology oncology. She is a very popular teacher amongst family physicians pediatricians and post graduate pediatric students. Dr. Kanakia has anchored 100 episodes of india’s only continuing medical education program on doordarshan 2 and has been participating actively in india’s first online training portal - healthvarsity for doctors. Dr. Swati kanakia is a recognized teacher for dnb pediatric students and is responsible for their training at the lilavati hospital and research centre. The dnb board has also appointed her as an examiner. Furthermore she is a member of the indian academy of pediatrics as well as the pediatric hematology oncology chapter of iap and ispid (indian society for primary immune deficiency). She is also a member as well as the joint secretary of the indian society of hematology and blood transfusion.In addition to her medical qualifications she also holds a post graduate diploma in business management – pgdbm .
The doctor is really soft spoken and helpful. She explained the whole problem nicely and made us understand the criticality of the situation. She has a very good behavior towards her patients and she made sure that my daughter felt comfortable.
Doctor was very humble and she explained to us everything very kindly... was easy to put forward our queries...
Most humane and emphatic doctor.,we have ever met! Dr.Swati counsels and comforts the child AND the family,which in today's world seems to be a non-existent quality.
Dr is very intelligent to explain all about medicare and doing all check up like a friend's thank you doctor
Q: Where does Dr. Swati Kanakia practice?
A: Dr. Swati Kanakia practices at Lilavati Hospital and Research Centre - Bandra West. However, due to COVID-19 for non-emergency cases, we would encourage online consultation on Practo.
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Q: Why do patients visit Dr. Swati Kanakia?
A: Patients frequently visit Dr. Swati Kanakia for Childhood Cancer, Body Composition Analysis, Thalassemia Treatment. To see more reasons visit the doctor's profile on Practo.
Q: What is Dr. Swati Kanakia's rating?
A: Dr. Swati Kanakia has been recommended by 70 patients and has recieved feedback from 16 patients. You can read detailed reviews of the doctor on Practo.
Q: What is Dr. Swati Kanakia's education qualification?
A: Dr. Swati Kanakia has the following qualifications - MBBS, MD - Pediatrics, Diploma in Child Health (DCH), Ph D (Applied Biology). You can book the doctor through the doctor's profile on Practo.