Dr. Rahul Bhargava

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Dr. Rahul Bhargava

MD, DM (Haematology) AIIMS

  • Head & Senior Consultant – Haematology, Haemato-Oncology & Bone Marrow Transplant

Director – Fortis Hospital, Shalimar Bagh; Fortis Escorts Heart Institute & Research Centre, Okhla Road; Fortis, Escorts Hospital, Faridabad; Fortis Memorial & Research Institute,Gurgaon; Fortis Hospital, Noida

Dr. Rahul Bhargava is the one who pioneered Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant or HSCT for Multiple Sclerosis (MS) in India. He is known for his excellent patient outcomes that has earned him the reputation of being one of the best of his generation in this field of specialisation. He has helped establish eight low-cost stem cell transplant centres across India.

Dr. Bhargava has been trained at the centre that is regarded as the ‘cradle’ of Haematology & Bone Marrow Transplant In India – the Christian Medical College (CMC) in Vellore. From CMC, Dr. Bhargava move to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi for a formal super-specialist degree – DM in Clinical Haematology. Subsequently, Dr. Bhargava was selected for a Fellowship in Vancouver, Canada to undergo specific training in voluntary stem cell and umbilical cord transplantation.

The Haematology and HSCT Facility set up by him at Fortis Memorial Research Institute (FMRI) is truly world class with its own transplantation unit and extensive laboratory facilities.Till date, Dr. Bhargava has performed 400+ successful stem cell transplants.

Experience

  • 1995-2004 – MBBS & MD Medicine, Bhopal
  • 2005-2006 – Senior Resident in Department of Haematology & Stem Cell Transplant at Christian Medical College (CMC), Vellore
  • 2006-2009 – AIIMS DM Graduate, New Delhi
  • 2011-2013 – Medanta Medicity, Gurgaon
  • 2013-2016 – Head, Haematology at Artemis Hospital, Gurgaon

Dr. Rahul Bhargava

Awards and Achievements

  • Best Outgoing Student of 2004 at Gandhi Medical College, Bhopal
  • Best Outgoing Student (2009) in DM AIIMS
  • Developing the Bone Marrow Transplantation & Haematology Services at Medanta Medicity, Gurgaon; completed 100 successful transplants in 36 months
  • Over 200 successful stem cell transplants at Artemis in 36 months