Dr Neema Bhat
Designation: Consultant Paediatrics Hematology Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplant Physician
Qualification: M.B.B.S., MD (USA), FAAP (USA)Book an appointment
Dr Neema Bhatt completed her fellowship in Paediatrics Hematology/Oncology from Penn State Health Children’s Hospital, USA. She is a member of several coveted professional and scientific societies including American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Academy of Hematology and American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. She has been an active member of the Chemosafety Task Force from July 2015 to July 2017 and was key in enforcing chemotherapy administration and management guidelines on the clinical front. She has authored various articles in international scientific journals and has also received first place for Best Abstract at Annual Resident and Fellow Research Day, Penn State.
Children’s Hospital, Hershey, Pennsylvania in May 2017. She is also the recipient of first place for Best Abstract and Oral Presentation Award at Annual Resident and Fellow Research Day, Penn State Children’s Hospital, Hershey, Pennsylvania in May 2017.
11 Years of Experience
Dr Neema Bhatt was an observer in Cooper University Children’s Hospital, New Jersey, USA and Plaza Pediatrics, New Jersey, USA. She was also a duty doctor at Vinayaka Hospital, Bengaluru, India in 2008. She has also previously worked as a Clinical Hematologist and Bone Marrow Transplant Physician with Sankalp India Foundation (BMT unit: People tree Hospitals, Yeshwanthpur, Bengaluru).
Dr Neema’s areas of interest include pediatric acute lymphoblastic and myeloblastic leukemias, Hodgkin’s and Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, solid tumours (neurobzlastoma, osteosarcoma, rhabdomyosarcoma) aplastic anaemia, myelodysplastic syndrome, immunodeficiency syndromes, paediatric blood disorders and bone marrow transplant for nonmalignant disorders (hemoglobinopthies, aplastic anaemia).
Expertise in procedures: Diagnostic Lumbar punctures, lumbar puncture with administration of intrathecal chemotherapy, diagnostic bone marrow aspiration and biopsies, bone marrow harvests.
- Recipient of First place for Best Abstract and Oral Presentation Award at Annual Resident and Fellow Research Day, Penn State Children’s Hospital, Hershey, Pennsylvania, May 2017
- Recipient of Gold Medal in Physiology from Sri Devaraj Urs Medical School, 2008
Research Publications, peer reviewed journals (print or other media):
- Selective Reversible Inhibition of Autophagy in Hypoxic Breast Cancer Cells Promotes Pulmonary Metastasis Christopher M. Dower, Neema Bhat, Edward W. Wang and Hong-Gang Wang Cancer Res February 1 2017 (77) (3) 646-657; DOI: 10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-15-3458