Dr.Premini Mahendra specialized in oncology

Dr.Premini Mahendra

Consultant Haemato-Oncologist, Birmingham, United Kingdom

Country United Kingdom
Speciality Oncology
Subspeciality Haemato-oncology, Stem cell transplantation
Experience 1985 years
Languages English

Dr.Premini Mahendra MD, FRCP, FRCPath is Consultant Haemato-Oncologist at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust. She successfully established the stem cell transplant unit, Based in Birmingham in the West Midlands, which now is one of the largest in the UK and performs over 200 transplants a year. she has an active role in management and teaching, Her main interest within haematology are haemato-oncology and stem cell transplantation. she has published extensively in this field and have over 80 peer-reviewed publications.

Areas of expertise: Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, Hodgkin lymphoma, Myeloma, Acute myeloid and lymphoblastic leukemia, Chronic lymphocytic and myeloid leukemia, Myelodysplasia, Myeloproliferative disorder, Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia and Stem cell transplantation

About

Dr.Premini Mahendra MD, FRCP, FRCPath is Consultant Haemato-Oncologist at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust. She was born in Sri Lanka and had her schooling at St Barnabas and St Philip's School, Kensington, Ladies College, Colombo and St Catherine's Senior School in Twickenham. She qualified from the Medical School University of Glasgow in 1985. She trained in hematology at the Royal Marsden, Hammersmith and Addenbrookes Hospitals and was appointed Consultant Haemato-Oncologist at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham in February 1998. On arrival there she set up the bone marrow transplant services, it is now one of the largest bone marrow transplant centers in the UK and performs over 300 transplants per year. Her areas of clinical expertise are care of patients with blood cancer (to include lymphoma, myeloma, acute and chronic leukemia, myelodysplasia, myeloproliferative disorders and those undergoing autologous and allogeneic stem cell transplantation and CAR-T therapy. Her research interests are all related to clinical outcome of patients undergoing stem cell transplantation or having treatment for hematological malignancies. She has over 80 publications in peer reviewed journals.


Experiences and Positions

2013 - 2020

Associate Medical Director
University Hospitals of Birmingham

Examiner Royal College of Pathology

Reviewer Cancer Research

2007 - 2013

Divisional Director
University Hospitals of Birmingham

2006 - 2013

Regional Specialty Advisor in Haematology

2005 - 2013

Chair Haematology Training Committee
West Midlands

2004 - 2006

Lead Cancer Clinician
University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

1999 - 2006

Clinical Service Lead in Haematology

1998 - 2006

Lead Clinician in Haemato-Oncology


Memberships

Member of:

  • Royal College of Physicians
  • Royal College of Pathologists
  • General Medical Council
  • British Society of Haematology
  • American Society for Hematology
  • British Medical Asssociation
  • European Group for Blood and Marrow Transplantation
  • British Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation and Cellular Therapy

Links

  • https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/22533831/
  • https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/22533811/
  • https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/22533889/
  • https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/25199195/
  • https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/15384970/
  • https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/15686458/
  • https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/15938728/
  • https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/11985557/

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