Dr. Varun Mehra

Dr. Varun Mehra

MBBS MRCP (UK) FRCPath (Haematology)

Haematology

11 years of experience
11 years as a specialist
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5

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5

Explanation

5

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“Very caring and to the point. Has been a great help in my complexed issues and resolved many through sheer persistence and knowledge. “
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Punjabi
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 6093838
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £250

    Follow-up appointment: £175

    Practices worked at

    London International Patient Services (LIPS)

    5 Devonshire Place, London, United Kingdom, W1G 6HL
    33 reviews

    Specialist's working hours

    Mon
    13:00 - 17:00
    Tue
    12:00 - 14:00
    Wed
    09:00 - 14:00
    Thu
    13:00 - 17:30
    Fri
    09:00 - 17:00
    Sat
    Not available
    Sun
    Not available

    About

    Dr Varun Mehra is a leading consultant haematologist based in London who specialises in myelodysplastic syndrome, acute leukaemia, bone marrow failure syndromes, autologous transplantation for autoimmune conditions such as multiple sclerosis, Crohn's disease, systemic sclerosis, and has expertise in Allogeneic stem cell transplantation, immunotherapy and post transplant complications.

    Dr Mehra completed his post-graduate specialist Haematology training at world renowned King's College Hospital, London, where he has been working for past few years as a core member of a busy Stem Cell Transplant & Cellular therapy unit, while pursuing his MD (res) degree with King's College London University in developing novel diagnostic biomarkers for invasive fungal disease (aspergillosis) in immunocompromised Haemato-oncology patients. 

    Dr Mehra has been instrumental in leading a large single centre NCRN badged prospective study on Invasive Fungal disease and has a good track record for his involvement in clinical trials, more recently as Chief and Principal Investigator of various clinical research studies in the UK. He has developed key academic partnerships in mycology research and education within Kings Health Partners (KHP). He has published regularly on his disease specific research interests in high impact clinical and scientific journals. 

    Dr Mehra's main research interests are in infections of immunocompromised hosts, graft versus host disease and transplantation of autoimmune diseases; and have helped develop exciting research collaborations within and outside Kings Health Partners with bench to bed translation opportunities.

    He also has strong interest in education and training. He chaired London School of Pathology Specialist Trainee Committee and represented London Pathology Trainees in the Royal College Specialist Advisory group between 2014-2016. He currently sits on the KHP Institute of Haematology Education & Training steering group, playing an active role in developing post-graduation modules for training in clinical haematology and other disease specific Preceptorship programs. 

    He is also the current Educational lead for Haematology Specialist training program in Kings college Hospital, jointly working with Training Program Director.

    Dr Mehra is also fully trained in the assessment of patients for, and delivery of CAR-T therapy, a highly specialised new therapy that has recently been licensed for certain patients with relapsed high grade B cell lymphomas and acute lymphoblastic leukaemia.


    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

    Autologous and Allogeneic Stem cell Transplants

    Chemotherapy, Immunotherapy and Cellular therapy

    Haemochromatosis

    Myelodysplastic syndromes

    Myeloproliferative disorders

    Bone Marrow Failure

    Aplastic Anaemia

    Low/High Platelets disorders

    Transplants (HSCT) in Multiple Sclerosis

    Second Opinions

    Graft versus Host disease

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    Procedures

    • Bone Marrow Tests & Biopsies
    • Bone Marrow Transplant
    • CAR-T Therapy
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Blood Cancer
    • Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (AML)
    • Anaemia
    • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia
    • Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia
    • Hodgkin Lymphoma
    • Leukaemia
    • Lymphoma
    • Myeloma
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    Education

    Education:

    • MD (Res), King's College University London (2017 – present)
    • FRCPath, Haemato-oncology, Royal College of Pathologists, London (2015)
    • MRCP, Medicine, Royal College of Physicians, London (2012)
    • MBBS, Medicine, Government Medical College Auranagabad, India (2004)


    Memberships

    • Fellow of Royal College of Pathologists, UK
    • Member of Royal College of Physicians, UK
    • Member of British Society of Haematology
    • Member of European Haematology Association
    • Member of British and European Bone Marrow Transplant Society
    • Member of British Mycological Society
    • Medical Defence Union
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    Reviews

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