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  • Dr. Varun Bafna

Senior Consultant – Consultant Hematologist, Hemato-oncologist & Stem Cell Transplant Physician, Oncolife Cancer centre at Shendre, Satara and Siddhivinayak concordance Hospital, Kolhapur (Maharashtra) Total years of Experience - Over 10 years

Trained at – MBBS (Byramjee Jeejeebhoy Medical College, Pune), DNB Internal Medicine and Critical Care (RCSM; GMC Kolhapur), DNB Hematology and Hemato-oncology (Mazumdar Shaw Centre, Narayana Hospital, Bangalore)

About Dr. Varun Bafna

Dr. Varun is a practicing Hematologist (adult and pediatric) with over 10 years of experience in the field of oncology. He treats patients with leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma, MDS and host of immunodeficiency disorders and those undergoing autologous, allogeneic stem cell transplantations. He is highly efficient in managing post-transplant complications and managing long term effects of treatment of cancers.

Dr. Varun has presented several papers and posters at various platforms such as Outcomes of HIV-TB patients on DOTS therapy in India, TB India (2013), an abstract on Central Nervous System Involvement In Hodgkin’s Lymphoma In A Patient With AIDS AND Treatment and Outcome of the primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma (PCNSL), A Two Year, Single Centre Study at Hematocon (2015), Quantification of liver iron overload: Liver tissue biopsy vs T2* MRI in thalassemia patients undergoing transplant, Hematocon (2016), Immune recovery in Haplo identical transplantation. APBMT (2016), Outcome of Autologous Stem Cell transplantation in Multiple Myeloma, in the era of Novel Agents: A single centre Experience, Myeloma meeting, India (2016) – to name a few. He has been a recipient of several awards and scholarships throughout his career till date like 3rd place in Hematology Quiz, Zonal Level, 1st in ECG quiz Pune Level, ISE (India), 1st place in intra-zonal Medicine Quiz TYSA (2012), along with many more in extracurriculars – dancing, badminton, debates – as well.

Dr. Varun continues to add value to the field of medicine as a practicing oncologist and hematologist and is an active member of many prestigious societies such as Indian Society for Hematology & Transfusion Medicine, Association of Physician of India, etc.