Dr. Asha Kapadia

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Dr. Asha Kapadia

Experience :
13 Years
Education :
MBBS MD
Specialization :
Surgical Oncology
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Introduction

Professional Experience

  • Presently, Head, Department of Medicine at P.D. Hinduja National Hospital & Medical Research Centre, Mumbai since 2004 actively managing all sections of Internal Medicine
  • Head Oncology atP.D. Hinduja National Hospital & Medical Research Centre Developed state-of-the-art oncology department from its inception to full fledged cancer care with radiation, surgical oncology and medical oncology sections atP.D. Hinduja National Hospital & Medical Research Centre
  • Consultant Medical & Pediatric Oncologist at P.D. Hinduja National Hospital & Medical Research Centre
  • Consulting Physician in Oncology / Hematology / Immunology, Mumbai 1980 – Sir H.N. Hospital and Bai Jerbai Wadia Hospital for Children, Mumbai.
  • Assistant Attending Pediatric Oncologist, Hematologist, Immunologist, Memorial Hospital for Cancer and Allied diseases, New York, 1978 – 1980.Research, plan, program and develop protocols for cancer and immunodeficiency patients; teaching fellows and Residents
  • Research Associate, Sloan-Kettering Cancer Institute, New York, 1978 – 1980.
  • Field of Research: Relation of splenectomy, iron load and immunological changes in Thalassemia patients; Ontogeny of Leukocyte migration inhibitory factor etc
  • Research Fellow in Immunology, Sloan-Kettering Cancer Institute, New York, 1976–1978.
  • Field of Research: Immunoregulatory T lymphocytes in patients with primary immunodeficiency disorders; Herpes simplex infection and complement system; etc
  • Fellow in immunology, Memorial Hospital for Cancer and Allied diseases, New York, 1976 – 1978.
  • Participant of Bone marrow, fetal liver and thymus transplantation programs; Management of Immunodeficiency diseases
  • Fellow in Hematology, New York Hospital, New York 1977.
  • Patient care in Thalassemia transfusion, Hemophilia and Pediatric Hematology clinics
  • Chief Resident, Senior Resident, Pediatric Oncology, Memorial Hospital for Cancer and Allied diseases, New York, 1974 – 1976
  • Fellow in Pediatrics, New York Hospital – Cornell Medical School, New York, 1974 – 1976
  • Pediatric Resident, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, 1972 – 1974
  • Rotating Internship, The Norwalk Hospital, Norwalk, Connecticut 1971 – 1972
  • Pediatric House Surgeon, Rotating Internship, K.E.M. Hospital, Mumbai, 1970 – 1971

Fellowships and Memberships

  • Indian Hematology Society
  • Indian Immunology Society
  • Indian Medical & Pediatric Oncology Society
  • Mumbai Oncology Society
  • International Society of Pediatric Oncology (SIOP)
  • Indian Menopause Society

Unique Contribution

  • Kapadia A., Ghavimi F., Rosen G., and Murphy L. Multi-disciplinary therapeutic approach in childhood cancer. Third International Congress of Pediatric Surgeons, Mumbai, February 14, 1976
  • Kapadia A., Gupta S., Kapoor N. and Good R.A. Immuno-regulatory T lymphocytes in patients with primay Immunodeficiency Diseases XIVth International Congress of Pediatrics, New Delhi, October 1977. Current Topics in Pediatrics, p. 110
  • Pawha R.N., O’Reilly R.J., Broxmeyer H., Smithwick E.M., Pahwa S., Kapadia A. and Good R.A. Partial correction of neutrophil deficiency in Congenital Neutropenia following bone marrow transplantation. Exp. Hemat. 5:45-56, 1977
  • Gupta S., Kapadia A., Kapoor N. and Good R.A. Immuno-regulatory T lymphocytes in patients with primary immuno-deficiency disorders. Indian J. Med. Res., 1978 (in press)
  • Kapadia A., O’Reilly R.J., Good R.A. and Gupta S. Leukocyte migration inhibitory factor (LMIF) production by human T cell subpopulation. Fed. Proc. 37:1365, 1978

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