Paediatric Haematology, Oncology & Bone Marrow Transplantation


About the Department

We are a team of Paediatric Haematology and Oncology specialists, providing holistic care for children, adolescents, and young adults with all types of cancers, blood disorders, and congenital immune problems. Our mission is to treat and cure these children by understanding their special needs and providing them with comprehensive, compassionate care from diagnosis through recovery. Our specialists are trained to connect with children and adolescents to ensure effective examinations, diagnosis, and treatments.

This state-of-the-art facility is managed by a dedicated team of paediatric haemato-oncologists, bone marrow transplant specialists, paediatric intensivists, infectious disease specialists, pathologists, counsellors, and dedicated nurses specialized in this field. We are ably supported by:

  • 24 x 7 PICU care – 12 bedded Paediatric Intensive Care Unit managed by a team of internationally trained Paediatric Intensivists
  • Comprehensive lab services – including Haematology, Histopathology, Immunology, and advanced molecular diagnostics like flow cytometry
  • Round-the-clock Blood Bank with facilities for apheresis
  • Radiology department, including state-of-the-art PET-CT scan
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Consultants & Clinic Timing

Services Offered

  • Evaluation and management of all blood-related disorders in children.
  • Evaluation, staging, and Multidisciplinary Tumour Board discussion for all newly diagnosed children with cancers.
  • Chemotherapy for all childhood cancers as per international standard protocols.
  • Diagnosis and management of all immune deficiency diseases in children.

Bone Marrow Transplantation for blood disorders, cancers, and immune deficiencies in children, including:

  • Allogeneic BMT
  • Matched Related Donor
  • Matched Unrelated Donor
  • Cord blood Transplant
  • Haploidentical (half-matched) including T cell-depleted (TCR αβ/CD45 RA depleted) method
  • Autologous BMT
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Common Problems in Children:

We offer comprehensive care in the treatment of the following disorders:


  • Anaemia – nutritional like iron deficiency, vitamin B12 and folate deficiency
  • Haemolytic anaemias like thalassemia, sickle cell anaemia
  • Thrombocytopenia – ITP, platelet function disorders
  • Aplastic anaemia – inherited, acquired
  • Bleeding disorders including von Willebrand disease
  • Clotting disorders like haemophilia
  • Langerhans cell histiocytosis
  • Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis
  • Other blood disorders


  • Leukemias like Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia, Acute myeloid leukaemia, etc.
  • Lymphomas – Hodgkin’s and Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma
  • Bone tumours – Ewing’s sarcoma, Osteosarcoma
  • Hepatoblastoma
  • Nephroblastoma (Wilm’s tumour)
  • Neuroblastoma
  • Rhabdomyosarcoma and other soft tissue sarcomas
  • Germ cell tumours
  • Brain tumours


Evaluation of children with recurrent infections, immunological testing, and management of immune deficiencies, including Severe Combined Immune Deficiency (SCID), agammaglobulinemia, etc.

Bone marrow transplantation is offered for the following disorders:


Thalassemia Major

Sickle cell anaemia

Primary Immune deficiencies like SCID, Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome

Acute Leukemias:

Relapsed ALL

High Risk AML


Relapsed Hodgkin Lymphoma

Relapsed Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

Severe Acquired Aplastic anaemia

Inherited marrow failure syndromes like

Fanconi Anaemia

Pure red cell aplasia

Severe Congenital Neutropenia

Inherited Metabolic disorders

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  • As a team, we have performed more than 700 BMTs over the last 10 years.
  • First team in the state of Tamil Nadu to perform haploidentical BMT for Thalassaemia.
  • Felicitated by the Government of Andhra Pradesh for providing successful Bone Marrow Transplantation services under the Dr YSR Aarogyasri Healthcare Trust.
  • Facilitated with Times Health Excellence award for outstanding services in the field of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplantation.
  • Our area of expertise is haploidentical BMT (both T-cell deplete and T-cell replete) for both malignant and non-malignant disorders in children.
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Why should you choose us?

  • One of the very few centres in India which does both T cell deplete and T cell replete types of haploidentical Bone Marrow Transplants.
  • Survival rates are on par with international standards.
  • Team of 3 doctors with cumulative experience of more than 25 years.
  • BMT done under government schemes – both Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh Government schemes.

For unaffordable patients, we do fundraising through crowdfunding and Kids-In-Need (KIN) foundation (www.kinfoundationindia.com).

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