Dr. Shankara Paneesha is a Consultant Haematologist with over two decades of experience in the treatment and management of blood disorders including leukemia, lymphoma, and myeloma. He sees patients at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, the Spire Little Aston Hospital, and the Spire Parkway.
Dr. Paneesha earned his primary medical qualification at Mysore University, India, and later earned his degree in General Medicine at Bombay University. He then undertook his basic training at the Royal Marsden and Royal Free Hospital, after which, he completed his specialist haemotology training at the prestigious Westmidlands deanery. Dr. Paneesha then focused his career on myeloma and venous thrombosis research at Warwick University, where he gained knowledge and expertise in the treatment and diagnosis of those disease areas, in addition to the effective treatment of lymphoma, myeloma, inherited thrombophilia, and stem cell transplantation.
Upon completion of his research, Dr. Paneesha was appointed Consultant in 2017 at the Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, where he has since been appointed principal investigator/sub-investigator for several haemato-oncology clinical trials. He is also actively involved in scientific research and has authored several peer-reviewed articles in renowned journals medical journals. He has also presented his research at national and international conferences.