Dr Shankara Paneesha is a Consultant Haematologist based at The Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust in Birmingham.
Dr Paneesha also consults at Spire Little Aston & Spire Parkway Hospitals.
He graduated from Mysore University in 1993 and obtained postgraduate qualification in General Medicine from Bombay University in 1996.
He completed specialist training in hematology from the West Midlands Deanery following initial training at the Royal Free and the Royal Marsden Hospitals in London. He undertook a period of research in myeloma and venous thrombosis at Warwick University. He has an excellent experience in the treatment of hematological malignancies including leukemia, lymphoma, and myeloma, investigation of thrombosis risk factors and inherited thrombophilia and stem cell transplantation.
He was appointed as a Consultant hematologist in March 2007 at the Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust. His main interests are malignant hematology, Stem Cell Transplantation and venous thrombosis. He has published research in top international hematology journals.
He takes part in a large number of trials in Haemato-oncology either as a principal investigator or as co-investigator at his institution.