Dr. Leo Prince Mathan

Dr. Leo Prince Mathan

MBBS, MD, DM Consultant

Clinical Haemato Oncology, Cancer Centre


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Educational Qualifications

  • M.B.B.S, IRT Perundurai Medical College, Erode, March 2012.
  • MD Pathology, St. John’s Medical College, Bangalore, June 2015.
  • DM in Clinical Hematology, Seth GSMC and KEM Hospital, Mumbai, Dec 2020.

Skills and Areas of Specialization

Due to his experience working in a tertiary care hospital during DM training, He is comfortable managing different kinds of Hematological and critically ill ICU patients. He is very well versed in the bedside procedures, diagnosis, and treatment of patients with haematological diseases, including haematological malignancies, administration of chemotherapy and rational administration of blood components.

DM course in Clinical Hematology:

In the entire course of 3 years, The Department of Hematology offers integrated training in clinical and laboratory services. The laboratory is under the direct control of Clinical Hematology and performs all routine haematological tests. In addition, reporting all peripheral smears and bone marrow aspirates, along with checking the screening coagulation and hemolytic tests, is done daily, irrespective of other clinical and laboratory postings. Apart from this routine schedule, laboratory training is given in the specialized Coagulation, Hemoglobinopathy, Cytogenetic, Flow cytometry, Blood Bank & Serology Laboratories.

The academics in the Hematology ward include grand teaching rounds, seminars, case presentations, journal clubs and short discussions. The ward and outpatient department duties are to perform specialized bedside procedures such as bone marrow aspiration and biopsy, splenic aspirates, lumbar puncture, insertion of central venous catheters, pleural fluid aspiration, ascitic fluid tapping, phlebotomies and exchange transfusions, interpretation of the lab results, examine, counsel and treat the patients accordingly. Special training in Bone marrow transplantation is due in ACTREC, Tata memorial hospital, Kharghar, Navi Mumbai.

Research Publication

Oral Presentations

  • ITP – How extensively should one investigate. Quarterly meeting of MHG January 2019.
  • Unusual presentation of PNH in young patients. An update in haematology. June 2019. MHG. ITC hotel Parel.
  • A case of plasma cell neoplasm. Teaching session by Dr.M.B Agarwal. (KEM Hospital)
  • Investigations when can we stop? . A case of congenital C1q deficiency. Quarterly meeting of MHG September 2019 (KEM Hospital)
  • How different is the management of the Variant APML Master Class in AML and APML on Sunday, 5th January 2020 (Bombay Hospital)
  • Low dose Emicizumab prophylaxis: An effective treatment of severe Hemophilia A patients with joint damage. Paper presentation under Dr. JC patel award, MHG annual meeting March 2022

Webinar participation:

  • Panelist in MHG live webinar, on AML -management of difficult cases, March 2021
  • Panelist in MHG live webinar, myeloproliferative disease
  • Panelist in MHG live webinar, Cancer-associated thrombosis management, March 2022
  • Panelist in MHG live webinar, T cell Lymphoma, April 2022


Mathan LP, Ananthamurthy A. Clinicopathological attributes of T-lymphoblastic lymphoma seen in a tertiary care centre. Clinical Cancer Investigation Journal. 2018 Jan 1;7(1):1.

Mathan, Leo Prince, and Usha Kini. “Deep Dives Clinical Autopsy: A minimally used goldmine.” APIK Journal of Internal Medicine 5, no. 2 (2017): 46.

Manicketh, Indu, Poonam Panjwani, Gayatri Ravikumar, and Leo Prince Mathan. “Soft tissue tuberculosis– An unusual presentation of a common disease.” Indian Journal of Tuberculosis 65, no. 1 (2018): 96-97.

Maurya, Nehakumari, Purvi Mohanty, Somprakash Dhangar, Purvi Panchal, Farah Jijina, S. Mathan, Chandrakala Shanmukhaiah, Manisha Madkaikar, and Babu Rao Vundinti. “Comprehensive analysis of genetic factors predicting overall survival in Myelodysplastic syndromes.” Scientific Reports 12, no. 1 (2022): 1-12.

Clinical Expertise

  • Clinical Hematologists work in different aspects of Hematology involving bedside procedures, laboratory investigations and overall management of Hematological cases.
  • Previously worked as an Assistant professor at KING EDWARD MEMORIAL Hospital, Mumbai.
  • Previously worked as a Registrar at CTC-PHO and Bone Marrow Transplant Centre, Mumbai. Has been attending the updates of management of Haematological cases regularly.
  • Actively involved in national and international publications & attending national-level CMEs & conferences.


  • Registrar at CTC-PHO and Bone marrow Transplant centre, Mumbai, from March 2022 to July 2022
  • Assistant Professor at Seth GS Medical College/KEM hospital, Mumbai, from Feb 2021 to Feb 2022
  • Senior Registrar: Seth.G.S.College/ KEM Hospital, Parel, Mumbai

The Dr. J. C. Patel Department of Haematology provides hemato-oncology services to patients referred to the King Edward Memorial Hospital and caters to the lower strata of society. This is one of the oldest and most prestigious Medical Colleges in India, with 1820 bed capacity ¢ury old record of superlative patient care in all Departments. It has one of the biggest Hematology Departments in Mumbai, with a monthly OPD attendance of almost 350 to 500 patients from all over India.

The haematology department has easy access to the two main libraries, i.e. the central library of the Hospital & the more specialized library of the NIIH, which is housed in the same building as the department. Besides these, the department has its collection of reference books.

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