Maqsood Punekar

Maqasood PunekarJob Title: Consultant Haematologist & Head of Haematology/Blood Transfusion

Departments: Haematology, Rosemere Cancer Centre

Telephone Number: 01772 522622

Primary Medical Qualification: MBBS 

Other Qualifications: MRCP(UK), MRCPath(UK), FRCPath( Haem), CCST, FRCP(Lon), FRCP(Edn)

Contact Number: 01772 528319

Year of Registration: 2000

GMC Number: 5203192

Career History: Qualified from Karnataka University Dharwad, Passed PLAB in the year 2000. Worked for NHS since 2000 in The Kings College Hospital, University Hospital Aintree, Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospital, AlderHey Children’s Hospital, Countess of Chester Hospital, NHSBT, The Christie Hospital    

Specialist Areas: Haemato-Oncology- Pioneered Haematology trials and several novel anti-cancer treatments, Introduced Morphology Multi-Disciplinary Team Meetings for early detection of blood cancers and emergencies,

Specialist Interests: Undergraduate medical education, Firm Lead for the Haematology specialist week for the Year 3 students. Also involved in teaching the Year 4 and 5 students of the University of Manchester  Medical School  

Research Interests: Principal investigator for trials dealing with Myeloma, Myeloid and Lymphoid malignancies, Publications in Haemato-oncology and General Haematology

Clinics: Haemato-oncology and General Haematology

Languages Spoken: English, Urdu, Hindi, Kannada

Awards and Prizes: Clinical excellence award