Dr Shankarana Paneesha: Haematology

Dr Shankarana Paneesha


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Specialises in

  • General
  • Haemato-oncology

About me

Dr Shankara Paneesha is a Consultant Haematologist based at The Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust in Birmingham. He also consults at Spire Little Aston and Spire Parkway Hospitals.
Dr Paneesha graduated from Mysore University in 1993 and obtained a postgraduate qualification in General Medicine from Bombay University in 1996. He completed his specialist training in haematology at the West Midlands Deanery, following initial training at the Royal Free and the Royal Marsden Hospitals in London.
Dr Paneesha undertook a period of research in myeloma and venous thrombosis at Warwick University. He has significant experience in the treatment of haematological malignancies including leukaemia, lymphoma and myeloma, and in investigating thrombosis risk factors, inherited thrombophilia and stem cell transplantation.
Dr Paneesha was appointed as a Consultant Haematologist in March 2007 at the Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust. His main interests are malignant haematology, stem cell transplantation and venous thrombosis, and he has published research in top international haematology journals. Dr Paneesha plays a leading role in a large number of trials in haemato-oncology, either as a principal investigator or as co-investigator at his institution.

Areas of interest

Stem cell transplantation; Lymphoproliferative disorders; Immunohaematology; Leukaemia; Lymphoma; Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia, Mantle Cell Lymphoma, Follicular lymphoma Deep vein thrombosis (DVT); Haemochromatosis; Myeloma; Haematological oncology; bone marrow transplantation; Thrombosis; general haematology

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Procedures completed

  • X0004

    Clinical supervision and planning for delivery of chemotherapy cycle 1 - 28 days - (5-50)

    Spire Little Aston Hospital (1-5)

  • W3650

    Diagnostic aspiration and trephine biopsy of bone marrow, including analysis - (5-50)

    Spire Parkway Hospital (1-5) Spire Little Aston Hospital (1-5)

  • X0001

    Clinical supervision and planning for the delivery of chemotherapy regimens for 0 to 7 days - (5-50)

    Spire Little Aston Hospital (1-5)

  • X0003

    Clinical supervision and planning for delivery of chemotherapy cycle 1 - 21 days - (1-5)

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