Department of Paediatric haemato oncology

About the Department

Pediatric oncology caters to children below 18 years with cancer. The department has an OPD which runs 6 days a week, with a pediatric daycare. Pediatric oncology is a specialized subject different from adult oncology. Cancer in children has good cure rates with pediatric cancer protocols; 75 to 80% of children with cancer can be cured if treated appropriately. Cancers like leukemia, bone tumours like ewing’s sarcoma, osteosarcoma, soft tissue tumors like rhabdomyosarcoma, all kinds of brain tumours, etc are treated with standard Pediatric protocols to ensure high cure rates.Every year more than 150 children are treated for cancers and go on to lead a healthy and productive life


Name :-Dr. Sunil Bhat

Designation :-

Consultant & Head of Paediatric haemato-oncology, Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplantation Service

Qualification :-MBBS, MD, FPMO, FRAH

About Dr. Sunil Bhat

Dr. Sunil Bhat is a Consultant & Head of Paediatric haemato-oncology and Bone Marrow Transplantation Service at Mazumdar Shaw Medical Center of Narayana Health City, Bangalore. He is a graduate in Medicineand Paediatric Medicine from Jammu University and has undergone training in Paediatric haemato-oncology and BMT from Sir Ganga Ram Hospital at Delhi. He was further trained at the Children’s Hospital atWestmead, Sydney Australia, in Paediatric Oncology and earned a specialisation in Bone Marrow Transplantation there in Sydney. He has published more than 50 papers and numerous book chapters. He is active member of many committees and has delivered lectures / presented papers in national & international conferences. He is recipient of Dr. Nanak Chand Gold Medal form his excellency The President of India. He is active member of many committees both in the hospital and at national level.

Areas of expertise and interest

  • Bone Marrow & Cord Blood Transplant in children
  • Haploidentical Bone Marrow Transplant
  • Pediatric Cancers
  • Immunodeficiency Disorders




Name :-Dr. Shobha Badiger

Designation :-Consultant

Qualification :-MBBS, MD, DNB, FPHO

About Dr. Shobha Badiger

Dr.Shobha Badiger MD, Fellowship in Comprehensive Hematology& Oncology is a Consultant PediatricHematologist and Oncologist. She has received her graduation from Karnataka Medical College, Hubli and then received Masters in Pediatric Medicine from Bangalore Medical College, Bangalore. She then underwent training in PediatricHematology and Oncology from Narayana Hrudyalaya Bangalore. Since then she is working as consultant in department and she manages pediatric patients with hematological diseases. She has been a guest speaker / faculty in numerous meetings.

Areas of expertise and interest

  • Paediatric Benign Haemotological Conditions
  • Paediatric Malignancies
  • Bone Marrow Transplant in Children