Dr Prem Mahendra is a Consultant Haemato-Oncologist and Divisional Director at the University Hospital Birmingham NHS Trust.
Dr Mahendra trained in Haematology at the Royal Marsden, Hammersmith and Addenbrokkes Hospitals and was appointed Consultant Haemato-Oncologist at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham in February 1998.
On her arrival she set up the bone marrow transplant service. It is now the 2nd largest bone marrow transplant centre in the UK and performs approximately 175 transplants per year.
Dr Mahendra's areas of clinical interests are care of patients with leukaemia, myeloma and lymphoma and those undergoing autologous and allogeneic stem cell transplantation. She has a passionate desire to provide an excellent and prompt clinical service and instils this ethos in the several junior doctors who have trained and continue to train under her.
Her research interests are all related to clinical outcome of patients undergoing stem cell transplantation or having treatment for haematological malignancies. She has over 80 publications in peer reviewed journals.