Dr. Rahul Bhargava

Dr. Rahul Bhargava
Dr. Rahul Bhargava

Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurugram

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Designation

Dr. Rahul Bhargava
Director, Hematology, Pediatric Hemato Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplant
Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurgaon, India 

Profile Snapshot

  • Dr. Rahul Bhargava is a leading Hematologist and Bone Marrow Transplant specialist currently working in FMRI.
  • He specializes in Haploidentical and unrelated match transplants and has performed over 400 Bone Marrow Transplants.
  • He became the first doctor in India to introduce Stem Cell Transplant for Multiple Sclerosis in 2016.
  • He has an experience of more than 20 years in Hematology, Pediatric Hemato Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplant during which he has performed numerous BMTs with successful outcomes.
  • He has international trainings in Voluntary Stem Cell and Umbilical cord transplant which he attained from Vancouver in Canada.
  • Before joining FMRI, Dr. Bhargava was associated with Medanta and Artemis which are premier hospitals for cancer care in India. He had a major role in setting up the BMT and Hematology department in the said hospitals.
  • Dr. Bhargava has revolutionized BMT and Hematology in India by setting up 8 low-cost stem cell transplant units in various hospitals all over India.
  • With his team of oncology specialists, he performed the first Haploidentical Stem Cell transplant in a Faconi Anemia patient in India.
  • He is constantly involved in research work and has published several papers, articles and abstracts in renowned national and international scientific journals.
  • He is regularly invited as a faculty to speak at national and international seminars and conferences both in India and abroad.

Expertise

  • Bone Marrow Transplant
  • Stem Cell Transplant
  • Adult and pediatric Hemato oncology
  • Haploidentical and Unrelated transplant

Work Experience

  • Director of Bone Marrow Transplant, Hematology and Hemato Oncology at Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurgaon since 2017
  • Head of Hematology and Bone Marrow Transplant at Artemis Hospital, Gurgaon from 2013 to 2016
  • Consultant of Hematology and Bone Marrow Transplant at Medanta- The Medicity, Gurgaon from 2011 to 2013
  • Senior Resident of Hematology and Stem Cell Transplant at Christian Medical College, Vellore from 2005 to 2006

Qualifications

  • MBBS from Gandhi Medical College, Bhopal, 1995
  • MD in General Medicine from Gandhi Medical College, Bhopal, 2005
  • DM in Clinical Hematology from All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi, 2009
  • Advanced Fellowship in Unrelated and Haploidentical Transplant from Vancouver, Canada, 2009
  • Training in Stem Cell and Umbilical Cord transplantation from Vancouver General Hospital, Canada

Memberships

  • Founder member of Delhi Hematology Group
  • Indian Society of Hematology and Transfusion Medicine
  • Indian Academy of Pediatrics
  • International Society of Pediatric Oncology
  • Pediatric Hemato Oncology Society
  • American Society of Pediatric Hemato Oncology
  • American Society of Bone Marrow Transplant
  • Delhi Medical Council
  • Rajasthan Medical Council

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