Dr. Omkar Nagesh Khandkar | Best Pediatric Hematologist In Navi Mumbai | Kokilaben Hospital
 Dr. Omkar Nagesh Khandkar

Dr. Omkar Nagesh Khandkar

Consultant, Pediatric Hematology

  • Pediatric Hematology Oncology Immunology

MBBS

  • YEARS OF PRACTICE: 8 Years
  • GENDER: Male
  • LANGUAGES SPOKEN: English, Hindi, Marathi, Gujrati
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Biography

Dr. Omkar Khandkar is one of the most sought after hematologist oncologists of India and is consulted by both Indian and international patients for his successful treatment procedures. He runs Paediatric leukaemia/lymphoma services which offer more than 80% cure rates. In addition to this, he has interests in treating various other cancers such as Wilms tumour, neuroblastoma, various types of sarcomas, bone tumours, Liver tumours, germ cell tumours etc. He specialises in comprehensive care of patients with Thalassemia, sickle cell disease, disorders of bleeding, immune disorders, anaemia, platelet disorders, eosinophil disorders, HLH etc. He frequently is referred as an expert for unexplainable swellings in liver, spleen, issues related to vaccination. He is a teacher to many Medical students in graduation and post graduation and has been an invited faculty to various national and international conferences.

My Mantra

No child should die of cancer, childhood Cancer is curable, never give up hope

AREA(S) OF INTEREST:

Dr. OMKAR KHANDKAR is a well-known paediatrichaemato-oncologist, whose expertise lies in the treatment of malignancies, childhood leukaemia (ALL, AML), lymphoma (Hodgkin’s and Non-Hodgkin’s lymphomas), histiocytosis syndromes in children, CNS tumours, bone tumours, Wilms tumour, neuroblastoma, sarcomas and other solid tumours in children.

He is well-experienced in the treatment of haematological disorders like thalassaemia, sickle cell anaemia, anaemia in children, AIHA, ITP, platelet disorders, haemophilia and other bleeding disorders.

PROCEDURES PERFORMED:

  • Pediatric intrathecal chemotherapies
  • Bone marrow aspiration and biopsies
  • Reporting of bone marrow aspirate and peripheral smears

NAME OF INSTITUTE(S):

    • MBBS - Topiwala National Medical College and B Y L Nair Ch Hospital Mumbai
    • Post-graduation in Pediatrics - National board of examinations

FELLOWSHIPS:

      Fellowship in Pediatric Hematology oncology

3 Years

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • Dr. Omkar completed his certificate course from the Indian Association of Palliative care in 2007
  • He is an active member of multiple paediatric associations and societies in India and abroad.
  • Dr. Omkar is a life member of the Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP)
  • Dr. Omkar also holds a membership at paediatrichaematology/oncology chapter (IAP) and and Indian PaediatricHaematology and Oncology Group (IPHOG).
  • He is a life member of IMA- Indian Medical Association and Member of SIOP- International society for Pediatric Oncologists and member of ISBMT- Indian society of Blood and Bone marrow transplant.
  • He has delivered multiple lectures and presentations and has also co-authored various publications and chapters both, national and international platform.
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