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    Dr Handoo is a graduate and post-graduate (in Pathology) from Kasturba Medical College Mangalore, a unit of Manipal University, Manipal, India. During his post-graduation he was trained in the immunophenotyping of haematological neoplasms from Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai which he successfully started in the Dept of Pathology, Kasturba Medical College Mangalore. He joined the Department of Haematology, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital as a Senior Resident and rose to be a consultant. He also underwent an honorary fellowship in haematological medicine from Kings College Hospital, London with special emphasis on flow cytometry, molecular haematology and stem cells. Presently he is a Consultant hematologist and flow cytometry expert at the B L Kapur Memorial Hospital, New Delhi. His areas of interest are: Thalassaemia screening utilising HPLC and haemoglobin electrophoresis Diagnosis of Haematological Malignancies including flow cytometric immunophenotyping for haematological malignancies Stem cells Molecular haematology He has been involved in the post-graduate teaching programme at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital. He has also been a guest speaker at national and International CME’s/conferences. He is a life member of Indian Association of Pathologists and Microbiologists, Delhi Society of Haematology and ISHTM. For the last 2 years he is an Executive Committee member of the Delhi Society of Haematology.

Questions Answered by me

You are right in saying that being a non-vegetarian person, it is highly unusual to find vitamin B12 deficiency. However, the first thing I would...

Answered on : 02 Jun 2011

The details provided suggest that your father is having microcytic hypochromic anaemia with thrombocytopenia (low platelet count). Having a low Hb...

Answered on : 29 Mar 2011

I am assuming from your statement "thalassaemia carrier state", you mean beta thalassaemia carrier state. If anyone is a carrier and gets married...

Answered on : 27 Feb 2011

From the details (fever, high neutrophils count) provided, it is clear that you are suffering from lower urinary tract infection. While the drug "...

Answered on : 15 Feb 2011

From the description provided, you seem to have had an acute fall in platelet count following fever. This could be a part of any febrile illness...

Answered on : 28 Jan 2011

While from the provided details it is obvious that your wife has autoimmune hemolytic anemia and has been treated with rituximab (anti CD20...

Answered on : 13 Jan 2011

Gilbert’s syndrome is the most common hereditary cause of increased bilirubin and is found in up to 5% of the population. A major characteristic...

Answered on : 01 Jan 2011

Blood group is a classification of blood based on the presence or absence of inherited antigenic substances on the surface of red blood cells (...

Answered on : 18 Dec 2010

Thalassaemia minor is not a state where one gets iron deficiency, generally speaking, and especially in a male. The information that I would have...

Answered on : 21 Oct 2010

Idiopathic avascular necrosis of the head of femur is is a disease where there is cellular death (necrosis) of bone components due to interruption...

Answered on : 06 Oct 2010
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