Haemato Oncology & Bone Marrow Transplant in Mumbai

Dr Punit L Jain

MBBS, MD, DM (Clinical Hematology) Fellowship (Leukemia) MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA

Work Experience

6 yrs+

Registration No

2002/03/1601

Language

English, हिंदी

Location

Apollo Hospitals Navi Mumbai

Dr. Punit Jain, MD (Gen Medicine), DM (Clinical Haematology) is a Consultant Hematologist, Hemato-Oncologist & Bone Marrow Transplant (BMT) Physician at Apollo Hospitals, Navi Mumbai. He holds an additional fellowship in the management of leukemias from MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston (US).

His areas of interest lie in managing all types of blood related disorders. These include several bleeding disorders like hemophilias (factor deficiencies), von willebrand disease, thrombophilia’s (inherent ability to excessively clot), refractory anemias, thrombocytopenia’s, aplastic anemias, myelodysplasias, myeloproliferative disorders like polycythemias, essential thrombocytosis and myelofibrosis.

Dr. Jain has special interest in treating blood malignancies like leukemias, multiple myelomas and lymphomas. In addition, his passion lies in conducting autologous and allogeneic bone marrow transplants in several diseases like thalassemia, aplastic anemias, multiple myelomas, immunodeficiency disorders and several leukemias/lymphomas.

Dr. Punit Jain has several publications, posters, abstracts at several national and international conferences to his credit.

He is also a recipient of ‘ASH Abstract achievement’ award on retrospective analysis on 550 adult patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, at the annual American society of hematology conference in 2015. The study has been recently accepted in the Journal of Global Oncology.

Dr. Punit Jain holds the membership of the following associations/societies:

·         Association of Physicians of India (APICON)

·         Indian Medical Association (IMA)

·         Indian society of Hematology and Transfusion Medicine (ISHBT)

·         Mumbai Hematology Group (MHG)


Speciality And Areas Of Interest

  • Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Malignant Lymphomas
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Bone Marrow Transplant - Autologous / Allogeneic HSCT

Work Experience

  • 12/17 till date    : Consultant Hematologist/Hemato-Oncologist & Bone marrow Transplant Physician @ Apollo Hospitals, Navi Mumbai
  • 09/16 to 11/17   : Consultant Hematologist/Hemato-Oncologist & Bone marrow Transplant Physician @ Global Hospitals, Parel, Mumbai
  • 07/15 to 06/16   : Clinical Fellow (Leukemia) M. D. Anderson Cancer Center Houston, Texas, U.S.A
  • 08/11 to 08/14   : DM Clinical Hematology Christian Medical College Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India
  • 04/04 to 04/07   : MD General Medicine JJMMC/ Rajiv Gandhi University of Medical Sciences Davangere, Karnataka, India
  • 11/96 to 01/02   : MBBS    (MMC Registration No: 2002/03/1601) K J Somaiya Medical College and Research Centre  Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Awards and Achievements

AWARDS
  • ASH 2015 Abstract achievement award 
POSTERS:
  • Clinico-biological parameters of chronic lymphocytic leukemia: A single tertiary centre experience. Punit Jain and Vikram Mathews. Poster presentation at ISHBT 2012, Puri, Odisha, India.  2.
  • Clinical Profile of Relapsed Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia patients: A single center experience. Reashma Roshan, Punit Jain and Vikram Mathews. Poster presented at ISHBT 2013, Mumbai, India. 
  • Outcome of Adult Patients with Philadelphia Negative B Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia after Frontline Therapy Failure.  Punit L Jain, MD1*, Koji Sasaki, MD2, Hagop Kantarjian, MD3, Farhad Ravandi, MD4, Jorge E. Cortes, MD5, Guillermo Garcia-Manero, MD5, Prithviraj Bose, MD6*, Naval Daver, MD7, Tapan Kadia, MD5, Srdan Verstovsek, MD6, Marina Konopleva, MD, PhD6, Nitin Jain, MD6, Guillermo Bravo Montalban, MD8*, Sherry Pierce, BSN, BA6* and Elias Jabbour.  Abstract #85683 – ASH 2015
  • Adult Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia: A Cost Effective Strategy and Limitations of Intensification of Therapy in India.  Punit Jain, DM*, Prashant Deshpande, MD*, Anu Korula, MD, DM*, Nisham P N, DM*, Ansu Abu Alex Sr., MSc*, Fouzia NA, DM*, Kavitha Lakshmi, MSc*, Aby Abraham, MD, DM*, Poonkuzhali Balasubramanian, M.Sc., Ph.D, Alok Srivastava, MD, Biju George, DM* and Vikram Mathews, DM. Abstract #84543 – ASH 2015
  • Adult Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia: A Cost Effective Strategy and Limitations of Intensification of Therapy in India.  Punit Jain, DM*, Prashant Deshpande, MD*, Anu Korula, MD, DM*, Nisham P N, DM*, Ansu Abu Alex Sr., MSc*, Fouzia NA, DM*, Kavitha Lakshmi, MSc*, Aby Abraham, MD, DM*, Poonkuzhali Balasubramanian, M.Sc., Ph.D, Alok Srivastava, MD, Biju George, DM* and Vikram Mathews, DM.-
  • Prognostic significance of immunophenotypic composition of B cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia at diagnosis: A novel immunophenotype based risk score. Prashant Deshpande, Punit Jain, Ansu Abu Alex, Anu Korula, Kavitha M. Lakshmi, Nisham PN, Poonkuzhali Balasubramanian, Biju  George, Vikram Mathews. Abstract - ASH 2015
  • Prognostic significance of immunophenotypic risk score in childhood and adolescent B-ALL. Prashant Deshpande, Punit Jain, Ansu Abu Alex, Anu Korula, Kavitha M. Lakshmi, Nisham PN, Poonkuzhali Balasubramanian, Biju George, Vikram Mathews. Abstract - ISHBT 2015
  • Profile and Clinical outcome of patients with CD10 negative Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia George Abraham, Punit Jain, Prashanth Deshpande, Ansu Abu Alex, Anu Korula, Nisham PN, Poonkuzhali Balasubramanian, Biju George, Vikram Mathews. Abstract - ISHBT 2015
 

Research and Publications

PUBLICATIONS:
  • Adult Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia: A Cost Effective Strategy and Limitations of Intensification of Therapy in India.  Punit Jain, DM*, Prashant Deshpande, MD*, Anu Korula, MD, DM*, Nisham P N, DM*, Ansu Abu Alex Sr., MSc*, Fouzia NA, DM*, Kavitha Lakshmi, MSc*, Aby Abraham, MD, DM*, Poonkuzhali Balasubramanian, M.Sc., Ph.D, Alok Srivastava, MD, Biju George, DM* and Vikram Mathews, DM Journal Of Global Oncology 2018
  • Acute myeloid leukaemia: challenges and real world data from India. British Journal of Haematology. doi: 10.1111/bjh.13406. Philip, C., George, B., Ganapule, A., Korula, A., Jain, P., Alex, A. A., Lakshmi, K. M., Sitaram, U., Abubacker, F. N., Abraham, A., Viswabandya, A., Srivastava, V. M., Srivastava, A., Balasubramanian, P. and Mathews, V. (2015)
  • Clinical and Biological Features of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia: A Single Tertiary Centre Experience from India. Tamil Nadu State Medical Journal. medej.tnmgrmu.ac.in. (Accepted) Candidate I.D – 16115752. Vikram Mathews and Jain P. 
  • Surgical procedures in patients with Glanzmann's thrombasthenia: case series and literature review. Ganapule A, Jain P, Nambiar FA, Korula A, Abraham A, Mammen J, George B, Mathews V, Srivastava A, Viswabandya A. Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis. 2016 Jun 6
  • Lenalidomide in chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Expert opinion on orphan drugs. ResearchGate. Punit L Jain, Carrie Anne Orlikowski, Alessandra Ferrajoli. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/21678707.2016.1214571
  • Membranoproliferative Glomerulonephritis and Acute Renal Failure in a patient with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia: Response to Obinutuzumab. Hematology/Oncology and Stem Cell Therapy (Accepted) Punit Jain, Rashmi Kanagal-Shamanna, William Wierda, Alessandra Ferrajoli, Michael  Keating, Nitin Jain.
CHAPTERS:
  • Hypereosinophilic Syndrome: A step wise approach. Punit Jain and Auro Viswabandya. A case-based chapter in Hematology Today – 2015. Editor - Prof (Dr)   M.B.Agarwal. 
  • Philadelphia positive acute lymphoblastic leukemia in Adults: Treatment with TKI based therapy in 2015.  Punit Jain and Vikram Mathews. A case-based chapter in  Haematology Today – 2015. Editor – Prof (Dr) M.B.Agarwal. 
  • Management of Acute Leukemia in Elderly Patients. Jain P and Matthews V. Chapter in Gericon 2014.
  • Approach to patients with thrombocytopenia. Punit Jain and Auro Viswabandya. API  2016 
 

Professional Memberships and Certifications

Certifications:

Fellowship (Leukemia) MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA

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