Dr. K. Karuna Kumar Consultant Hematologist, Hemato-Oncologist & Bone Marrow Transplant Physician

Dr. K. Karuna Kumar

Dr. K. Karuna Kumar

Department: Hematology & BMT
Designation: Consultant Hematologist, Hemato-Oncologist & Bone Marrow Transplant Physician
Location: Secunderabad
Languages: English, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, and Kannada
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Dr. K. Karuna Kumar is a clinical consultant endowed with Clinical and Academic experience encompassing Hematology, Hematooncology & bone marrow transplantation. Adept at both allogeneic & autologous transplant using bone marrow & peripheral blood stem cells for various benign & malignant conditions, he works deftly during emergency situations with utmost care and responsibility. His expertise and services provided are Thalassemia, Sickle cell anemia, Aplastic Anemia, platelet disorders, bleeding and thrombotic disorders & immune deficiency disorders & malignant disorders such as Leukemia, Lymphoma & Multiple myelomas.

Education Qualifications

Education Qualifications

  • MD: Nizams Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad
  • DNB Clinical Hematology: Narayana Hrudayalaya, Bangalore
  • Senior Registrar - Narayana Health, Bangalore
  • Senior Registrar - Clinical Hematology in CMC, Vellore
Special Interest and ExpertiseSpecial Interest and Expertise
  • Treatment and Management of -
  • Anemias, thalassemia, aplastic anemia, MyeloDysplastic Syndrome (MDS), bleeding & clotting disorders
  • Blood cancers - leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma, CML, myeloproliferative disorders
  • Blood and bone marrow transplantation - autologus & allogenic
Professional MembershipProfessional Membership
  • Lifetime Member of Mumbai Hematology Group
  • Lifetime Member of Indian Society of Hematology and Blood Transfusion
Research & PublicationsResearch & Publications
  • Minimal Residual Disease (MRD) Assessment after induction chemotherapy in children and adults with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL): A value statergy in resource constraint settings in the indian subcontinent Karuna Kumar, Swasti Sinha, Vellaichamy Annapandian, Nataraj KS, Shoba Badiger, Sunil Bhat and Sharat Damodar Blood 2017 130:5126
  • Haploidentical stem cell transplantation with TCR alpha/beta and CD19 depletion in a case of unstable hemoglobin disease. Karuna Kumar K, Badiger S, Damodar S, Bhat S. Transplantation 2018 Feb;102(2):e45- e46
  • Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis: An Uncommon Clinical Syndrome. Waseem Iqbal, Karuna Kumar, Ngangbam Sonamani , Shobha Badiger , Tadele Hailu , Sunil Bhat, International Journal of Medical Pediatrics and Oncology, January-March,2016;2(1): 27-32
  • Diagnostic utility in open or closed nuclear membrane. Ganesh RN, Prayaga AK, Chandrasekhar B, Karuna kumar K, Radhika K Acta Cytol. 2010 Sep-Oct;54 (5 Suppl):10 63-5
  • Contributed to a chapter on ‘Acute Lymphoid Leukaemia Risk stratification’ in Indian Pediatric Hematology-Oncology textbook (Accepted and Under publication)
  • what is Platelets and when it is required to inject Platelets - Dr K Karun Kumar Hemato-oncologist

Convalescent plasma therapy for treating COVID-19’ by Dr. K. Karuna Kumar,Consultant-Hematologist, Hemato-Oncologist & Bone Marrow Transplant Physician.

Dr Karuna Kumar, Senior Hemato Oncologist Yashoda Hospitals Speaking about Blood Disease

Dr Karuna Kumar, Senior Hemato Oncologist Yashoda Hospitals Speaking about Low platelets & Immune Thrombocytopenia

Dr Karuna Kumar, Senior Hemato Oncologist Yashoda Hospitals Speaking about Blood Cancer

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