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Dr. Swati Kanakia

Dr. Swati Kanakia completed her graduate studies from the Grant Medical College Mumbai, with multiple distinctions in various subjects. Dr. Kanakia went on to specialize in Pediatrics at the same institute. During her post graduate career too she excelled in academics and received a gold medal in the DCH examination. From 1992-2000 she completed her PhD in Applied Biology with Plasma Borne Infections in Thalassemia as her dissertation topic. During this time she worked at the Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics at the Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College and Hospital. She trained in all aspects of pediatric hematology and oncology during her tenure.To gain more experience in pediatric oncology she visited St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, USA on a Travelling Scholarship from the International Outreach of the hospital. On her return from USA, she was awarded Senior Research Fellow & Research Associateship for a period of six years by the CSIR Council for Industrial and Scientific Research. She was also awarded Bibi Chand Scholarship by Indian Academy of Pediatrics. At present, she is attached to the Lilavati Hospital and Research Centre, and SRCC Children’s Hospital in the city of Mumbai as a consultant Pediatric Hematologist Oncologist.She manages childhood cancers like leukemias, lymphomas, Wilms tumour, neuroblastoma and hepatoblastoma. Her expertise also extends to haematological conditions like thalassemia, hemophilia, low platelets, ITP, anemia or bleeding in children and immune deficiency diseases.As a woman and mother of 2 grown up children, Dr. Swati Kanakia is very sensitive to the challenges associated with children suffering with cancer from all walks of life and different cultural backgrounds.She lectures extensively and has been responsible for training post graduate pediatric students in the field of pediatric hematology oncology. She is a very popular teacher amongst family physicians, pediatricians and Post Graduate pediatric students. Dr. Kanakia has anchored 100 episodes of India’s only Continuing Medical Education program on Doordarshan 2 and has been participating actively in India’s first online training portal – HealthVarsity for doctors.Dr. Swati Kanakia is a recognized teacher for DNB Pediatric students and is responsible for their training at the Lilavati Hospital and Research Centre. The DNB Board has also appointed her as an examiner.Dr. Swati Kanakia is a member of the Indian Academy of Pediatrics as well as the Pediatric Hematology Oncology chapter of IAP and ISPID (Indian Society for Primary Immune Deficiency). She is also a member of the Indian Society of Hematology and Blood Transfusion, and the secretary of the Mumbai Hematology Group.In addition to her medical qualifications she also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management – PGDBM .
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2, Neelkanth Niwas, Purandare Park Society, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Road, Dadar T. T. Circle, Mumbai- 400014

Kanakia Health Care

Kanakia Health Care was established in 2003 with the aim of providing leading edge consulting clinic care in the field of Gastroenterology, Hepatology i.e. Liver Diseases and Pediatric Hematology & Oncology i.e. Children Cancers and Blood Disorders.Both the specialists Dr Raju Kanakia – Consultant Gastroenterologist, Liver Specialist & Endoscopist and Dr Swati Kanakia – Consultant Pediatric Hematologist & Oncologist believe in quality care backed by latest know how, which is possible by a continual process of education and teaching.This is a vibrant clinic with the zest and zeal to provide to patients with disorders of the gastrointestinal tract like stomach pain, acidity, GERD, diarrhea, IBS, constipation, piles & fissures, pancreatitis, gallstones, ulcerative colitis & Crohn’s disease, liver diseases like jaundice, hepatitis A-E, hepatitis B-C, fatty liver, liver & gastrointestinal cancers as well as perform various endoscopic procedures like gastroscopy, sigmoidoscopy, colonoscopy and capsule endoscopy, to children with cancers and blood disorders like lymphomas, Wilms tumour, neuroblastoma, hepatoblastoma, thalassemia, hemophilia, low platelets, ITP, anemia or bleeding child.Both Dr. Raju Kanakia and Dr. Swati Kanakia are senior clinicians in their respective specialty with more than 20 years of clinical experience. They have been championing the cause of medical education amongst medical fraternity as well as patients and their carers. They are pioneers of continuing medical education on electronic media with many “firsts” to their credit. To name a few, India’s first CME program on television – Medivision which completed 100 episodes on Doordarshan, and the first healthcare portal medivisionindia.com which attracted one lakh visitors every month. At present they are involved in online training projects for pediatricians, family physicians and other doctors in India and abroad. Kanakia Health Express a newsletter for family physicians and pediatricians was compiled and authored jointly by Dr. Raju Kanakia and Dr. Swati Kanakia. This hugely popular newsletter will now be available in an electronic format online. At Kanakia Health Care, we strongly believe in empowering patients as well, by providing easy to understand patient education material in print & electronic format.

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Pediatric Oncologist







Consultant Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist


18 Years

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