PROFILE OF DR SUTHANTHIRA KANNAN R and Team

PROFILE OF ADVANCED HEMATOLOGY CENTRE FOR BLOOD RELATED DISEASES, LEUKEMIA, LYMPHOMA AND BONE MARROW TRANSPLANTATION (At Coimbatore Kidney Centre)

Chairman

:

Dr K. S. Ramalingam

HEMATO PATHOLOGY TEAM:

  • Dr Jhansi Ramalingam
  • Dr Praveen
  • Dr Anbu Lenin
  • Dr Kumudhini Priya
  • Mrs Shenbaga Priya (Advanced flow and Coagulation technologist)
  • Mrs Veera Pappammal (Cytogenetist)
  • Mr Paramesh (Apheresis technologist)

Profile of Dr Suthanthira kannan R,Consultant Hematologist

MBBS

MADURAI MEDICAL COLLEGE

1988

MD

MADRAS MEDICAL COLLEGE

1993

Hematology Fellowship

CHRISITIAN MEDICAL COLLEGE, VELLORE

1998-99

FRCPA (Hematology)

Westmead Hospital, Sydney, Australia

2000-03

Experience

  • Has around 18 years of experience in the field of Hematology and Hemato Oncology
  • Has had training in hematology department at CMC Vellore for 2 years and the Lerading Transplant Centre at Westmead, Sydney.
  • Has been working in Kuwait cancer Centre for 2 years, which is the only referral centre for treating blood and blood related cancers.
  • Has done the largest number of transplants in Coimbatore so far, which includes all types of transplant such as autologous, different types of allogenic such as Cord Blood, matched transplant, haplo matchted transplants and first to do successful haplo transplant for thalassemia
  • Has started the transplant programme in Coimbatore at Ramakrsihna Hospital in 2005. In 2008, set up the transplant and Hematology unit at GKNM Hospital, Coimbatore. Here more than 50 acute leukemics were treated and a full fledged transplant programme was started in collaboration with Clinistem Life Sciences, an enterprenue services who helped to set up the same in GKNM Hospital. After they left, in pursuit of setting up an advanced centre for Blood and Blood Cancer Centre, Dr Suthanthira Kannan moved to Coimbatore Kidney Centre and Speciality Hospitals in August 2016.
  • And according to his mission, a state of the art centre was created with the visionary of Dr K. S. Ramalingam and Dr Jhansi Ramalingam.

Special Interests:

  • Minimal Residual disease in luekmia
  • Non myeloablative transplants for lymphoma

Memberships

  • American Society of Hematology
  • Indian Society of Hematology
  • Life Member Flow cytometry society of India
 
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