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Hematology

HEMATOLOGY

Hematology is the branch of medicine concerned with the study, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of diseases related to blood. It involves treating diseases that affect the production of blood and its components, such as blood cells, hemoglobin, blood proteins, bone marrow, platelets, blood vessels, spleen, and the mechanism of coagulation.

Significant diseases related to blood are Malaria, Thalassemia, Leukemia, Clotting disorders, Anemia, Chagas Disease, and Africansleeping sickness. The principle tests carried out by a Hematologist are Blood film, Coagulation tests, Bone marrow aspirate, Complete Blood Count, Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate, Hemoglobin A1c, Sickle Cell Screen and Manual white blood cell differential.

The laboratory work required in the study of blood is frequently performed by a Medical Technologist/ Assistant. Many Hematologists work as Hematologist-Oncologists, who provide medical treatment for all types of cancer.

Hematologists provide expert primary and consultative care for patients with a diverse spectrum of malignant blood-related disorders.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR HEMATOLOGY:

Typically, to pursue a super specialty MD degree, candidates need to satisfy the eligibility criteria mentioned below:

  • Candidates should have obtained an MBBS Degree from an institution recognized by the Medical Council of India (MCI).
  • Candidate should have completed a 1- year compulsory rotating internship after passing the final professional examination which is MBBS before 30th April of the academic year.

Candidates in possession of an MBBS degree or Provisional MBBS Pass Certificate recognized by the Indian Medical Council Act 1956, besides a permanent or provisional registration certificate of MBBS qualification issued by the Medical Council of India or State Medical Council and having completed 1 year of internship or/ are likely to complete the internship on or before 31st March or 31st April of the relevant year, may apply for NEET-PG through the online application system.

Top Colleges for Doctorate of Medicine [MD] (Hematology)

  • MD IN DELHI-NCR
  • MD IN MAHARASHTRA
  • MD IN CHENNAI
  • MD IN UTTAR PRADESH
  • MD IN TELANGANA

JOB PROSPECTUS

  • Research institutions
  • Polyclinics
  • Biotechnology &Pharma companies
  • Nursing homes
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Medical trusts/ foundations
  • Laboratories
  • Medical colleges
  • Health centers
  • Biomedical companies
  • General Surgeon
  • Chief Medical Officer
  • General Practitioner
  • Hematologist
  • Oncologist