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Dr. Sharat Damodar

Brief Profile

Dr. Sharat Damodar is the Chief of Haematology and Transplant Services at Mazumdar Shaw Medical Centre, Narayana Health City, Bangalore. He is also the Vice Chairman of Oncology Services and Clinical Director of the hospital. He has an immense experience in treating patients with leukaemia, lymphomas and stem cell transplantation. He completed his MBBS from St. John's Medical College, Bangalore and has an MD in Internal Medicine. He underwent training in Haematology and Stem Cell Transplantation in Christian Medical College, Vellore and has multiple papers in peer reviewed journals. Time and again, he has been invited by multiple institutes nationally and internationally for delivering lectures and sharing his experiences. He established the BMT unit in 2004 and is a celebrated Oncologist who has performed more than 1200 Bone Marrow & Stem Cell Transplant and also won Chairman's Award for Best Doctor in 2015.He is a member of multiple committees that devise the guidelines in the hospital.

 

Qualification

  • DNB (General Medicine): National Board of Examination, New Delhi
  • DM (Haematology): Christian Medical College, Vellore
  • MD: St Johns Medical College, Bangalore
  • MBBS: St Johns Medical College, Bangalore

 

Fields of Expertise

  • Bone Marrow & Stem Cell Transplantation
  • Cord Blood Transplantation
  • Cord Blood Transplantation
  • Lymphoma

 

Key Procedures Performed

  • Bone Marrow & Stem Cell Transplantation
  • Cord Blood Transplantation
  • Leukaemia/Lymphoma

 

Rare/ Unique Skills

More than 1000 Bone Marrow & Stem Cell Transplants performed

 

Posts Held in the past

  • Clinical Director – Mazumdar Shaw Medical Center, Narayana Health City
  • Senior Consultant Haematologist and HOD, Dept of Haematology and Head Bone marrow Transplant Unit
  • Vice Chairman of Oncology Collegium, Narayana Health Network.
  • Ex-Chairman of the Hospital Transfusion committee
  • Member of the Hospital Infection control committee
  • Member of the Hospital Drug Formulary committee
  • In charge of the DNB program in Clinical Haematology -4 seats/year
  • In charge of the post-graduate fellowship program in comprehensive hematology, oncology and stem cell transplant
  • Resident medical officer, St Ignatius Hospital, Honavar from 1993-1995 as part of rural service
  • PG Registrar Dept of General medicine, St. John's Medical College Hospital, Bangalore 1995-1999
  • Registrar, Dept of Haematology, Christian Medical College Hospital, Vellore 1999-2001
  • PG Registrar, Dept of Haematology, Christian Medical College Hospital, Vellore 2001-2004
  • Senior Consultant Haematologist and Head, Bone Marrow Transplant Unit, Narayana Hrudayalaya Multispeciality Hospital and Mazumdar Shaw Cancer Center, Bangalore, April 2004 onwards, (which has conducted the largest number of allogeneic bone marrow transplants in Karnataka).
  • Clinical Director, Mazumdar Shaw Medical center – May 2015 onwards

 

Awards & Recognition

  • Chairman's Award for Best Doctor – 2015 (Narayana Health City)
  • Visitor training program (VTP) Awardee for 2015-16 from the American Society of Haematology.

 

Professional Memberships and Certifications

  • Life member of Indian Society of Haematology and Blood Transfusion (ISHBT)
  • General Secretary - Karnataka Chapter of ISHBT
  • Member of Asia Pacific Blood and Marrow Transplantation(APBMT) group.
  • Member of the American of Blood and Marrow Transplant (ASBMT)
  • Steering Committee member of the Indian Stem cell transplant registry(ISCTR)
  • International Member of the American Society of Haematology (ASH)