Paediatric Haematology, Oncology hospital in Bangalore

Dr. Stalin Ramprakash

MBBS, MD, MRCPCH, CCT, FRCPCH

Consultant - Paediatric Haematology, Oncology and BMT

Overview

Dr. Stalin Ramprakash is an experienced and dynamic consultant who provides high quality comprehensive care for children with cancer and blood-related problems. He completed his paediatric training in Madras Medical college and pursued further training in the United Kingdom. He completed paediatric training in various London Hospitals and underwent paediatric haematology oncology training in world renowned institutions such as Royal Marsden Hospital, London and Great Ormond Street Hospital, London. He worked as consultant paediatrician with interest in Paediatric Haematology and Oncology for 5 years before returning back to India. His aim is to provide safe, evidence based high quality care at affordable costs in India.

Dr. Ramprakash did his MBBS in 1996 from Madurai Medical college, Madurai, India, MD Paediatrics – 2000 - Institute of Child Health and Hospital for children Madras Medical College, Chennai, India, MRCPCH – 2002, Royal college of Paediatrics and Child Health, UK, CCT (Paediatrics) – 2009 Postgraduate Medical Education and Training Board, UK and FRCPCH - 2011 Royal college of Paediatrics and Child Health, UK.

Area of expertise

  • Paediatric haematology, Oncology and Bone marrow transplant

Awards and Recognitions

  • College tutor in Royal college of paediatrics and child health
  • Invited speaker in many national and International meetings

Membership

  • Fellowship in Royal college of Paediatrics and Child Health
  • American Society of Haematology
  • Member of Indian academy of Paediatrics (IAP)
  • Paediatric Haematology Oncology Chapter of IAP
  • Indian Society for Primary Immune Deficiency

Papers published

Over 40 papers in national and international journals and research papers

1. Information Technology-Assisted Treatment Planning and Performance Assessment for Severe Thalassemia Care in a resource-limited setting Rajat Kumar Agarwal, Amit Sedai, Kumari Ankita, Lalith Parmar, Rakesh Dhanya, Sunil Dhimal, Dr Reshma Shriniwas, Ashwini Gowda, Dr Pooja Gujjal, Puspa H, Dr. Suman Jain, Dr. Dasaratha Ramaiah, Dr Sujata Jali, Neelavva Rayappa Tallur, Dr Stalin Ramprakash, Dr Lawrence Faulkner JMIR Med Inform 2019;7(1):e9291 doi:10.2196/medinform.9291

2. Low-cost matched sibling bone marrow transplant for standard-risk thalassemia in a limited-resource setting Stalin Ramprakash, Rajat Agarwal, Rakesh Dhanya, Priya Marwah, Rajpreet Soni, Naila Yaqub, Itrat Fatima, Tatheer Zhara, Lallindra Gooneratne, Senani Williams, Sadaf Khalid, Santanu Sen, Vikramjit Kanwar, Lawrence Faulkner S2468-1245(17)30077-3 PHOJ 65 DOI: 10.1016/j.phoj.2017.12.002

3.Multi-institutional, retrospective review of blood transfusion practices and outcomes in a large cohort of thalassemia patients in South India Rajat Kumar Agarwal, Amit Sedai, Kumari Ankita, Lalith Parmar, Rakesh Dhanya, Sunil Dhimal, Dr Reshma Shriniwas, Dr Sumithra P, Dr Hemanth V Iyer, Ashwini Gowda, Dr Pooja Gujjal, Dr Pradeep R, Pushpa H, Dr Suman Jain, Dr Saroja Kondaveeti, Dr J. Dasaratha Ramaiah, Dr Raviteja, Dr Hariharanatha Sharma, Dr Sujata Jali, Shrikant Viragi, Dr Shreedevi Bobati, Neelavva Rayappa Tallur, Dr Stalin Ramprakash, Dr Lawrence Faulkner S2468-1245(17)30093-1, PHOJ 64, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.phoj.2017.12.001

4. Can inequity in healthcare be bridged in LMICs – Multicentre experience from thalassemia day care centres in India Lalith Parmar, Amit Sedai, Kumari Ankita, Rakesh Dhanya, Rajat Kumar Agarwal, Sunil Dhimal, Reshma Shriniwas, Hemanth V. Iyer, Ashwini Gowda, Pooja Gujjal, H. Pushpa, Suman Jain, Saroja Kondaveeti, J. Dasaratha Ramaiah, Raviteja, Sujata Jali, Neelavva Rayappa Tallur, Stalin Ramprakash, Lawrence Faulkner S2468-1245(17)30095-5, PHOJ 69, DOI: 10.1016/j.phoj.2017.12.006

5. Rejection of paternal vs maternal fully matched bone marrow grafts in children with thalassemia. Ramprakash S, Agarwal RK, Dhanya R, Sedai A, Kumari A, Parmar L, Srinivas R, Kakulamari VR, Marwah P, Soni R, Williams S, Rathnayake W, Sen S, Tulpule S, Faulkner L. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2017 Sep 18. doi: 10.1038/bmt.2017.199. PMID: 28920948

6. ATG vs thiotepa with busulfan and cyclophosphamide in matched-related bone marrow transplantation for thalassemia Lawrence Faulkner, Cornelio Uderzo, Sadaf Khalid, Priya Marwah, Rajpreet Soni, Naila Yaqub, Samina Amanat, Itrat Fatima, SarahKhan Gilani, Tatheer Zahra, Stalin Ramprakash, Lallindra Gooneratne, Ruwangi Dissanayake, Senani Williams, Wasantha Rathnayake, Reshma Srinivas, Amit Sedai, Ankita Kumari, Lailith Parmar, Rakesh Dhanya and Rajat Kumar Agarwal Blood Advances 2017 1:792-801; doi: https://doi.org/10.1182/bloodadvances.2016004119

7. Variation in Transfusion Requirements Among Children With Thalassemia on Regular Transfusion Programs: Which Formula Closely Predicts the Actual Requirements? Cornell N1, Eisenhut M, Ramprakash S. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2017 Jan 5. doi: 10.109

8. Juvenile fibromyalgia in an adolescent patient with sickle cell disease presenting with chronic pain. Ramprakash S, Fishman D. BMJ Case Rep 2015. doi:10.1136/bcr-2015-211850

Published Abstracts

  • Host Vs. Graft Mismatches May Impact on Rejection of Haploidentical Bone Marrow Transplants in Thalassemia Patients Using Post-Transplant Cyclophosphamide Priya Marwah, Rajpreet Soni, Stalin Ramprakash, Neema Bhat, C P Raghuram, Rajat Kumar Agarwal, Rakesh Dhanya, Amit Sedai, Ankita Kumari, Lalith Parmar and Lawrence Faulkner Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation 25(3) March 2019 DOI: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2018.12.115
  • Splenomegaly May Increase Rejection Rates in Matched-Related Transplants for Thalassemia, This Effect Is Mitigated by Additional Immunosuppression. Stalin Ramprakash, Neema Bhat, C P Raghuram, Deepa Trivedi, Shaileshkumar Lavana, Priya Marwah, Rajpreet Soni, Rajat Kumar Agarwal, Rakesh Dhanya, Lawrence Faulkner Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation 25(3) March 2019 DOI: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2018.12.170
  • Prevalence of gut colonization by Muti-Drug resistant bacteria among children with thalassemia at admission for bone marrow transplant in two transplant centers in India Stalin Ramprakash, Neema Bhat, C.P. Raghuram, Deepa Trivedi, Shailesh Lavana, Rajat Agarwal, Lawrence Faulkner.
  • Pediatric Hematology Oncology Journal 3 (2018) S7
  • Dengue Infection: Varying Presentations, Clinical Severity and HLH In Thalassemia Patients Post Allogeneic Bone

Marrow Transplant

  • Neema Bhat, Stalin Ramprakash, Lawrence Faulkner.

Pediatric Hematology Oncology Journal 3 (2018) S7

  • Safety And Cost Effectiveness Of Removal Of Tunnelled Hickman Line Under Local Anaesthesia Vs Short General Anesthesia Geetha Priya, Sandeep, Remya, Kuldeep Divya, Sai Prasad, Neema Bhat, Deepa Trivedi, Shailesh Lavana, Amit Chitailya, Rajat Agarwal, Stalin Ramprakash. Pediatric Hematology Oncology Journal 3 (2018) S7
  • Patterns of central line infections in two bone marrow transplant units in India among children undergoing allogeneic transplant for thalassaemia Sandeep, Geetha Priya, Sai Prasad, Neema Bhat, Deepa Trivedi, Shailesh Lavana, Amit Chitailya, Rajat Agarwal, Stalin Ramprakash. Pediatric Hematology Oncology Journal 3 (2018) S7
  • Impact of Splenomegaly on Outcomes of Fully Matched Sibling Bone Marrow Transplant Among Children with Low Risk Thalassemia Stalin Ramprakash, Rajat Agarwal, Rakesh Dhanya, Priya Marwah, Rajpreet Soni, Naila Yaqub, Fatima Itrat, Lallindra Gooneratne, Senani Williams, Sadaf Khalid, Santanu Sen and Lawrence Faulkner. Blood 2017 130:1944;
  • Role of G-CSF priming of donor marrow prior to transplant in low risk HLA matched sibling transplant in children with severe thalassemia Stalin Ramprakash, Rajat Agarwal, Rakesh Dhanya, Priya Marwah, Rajpreet Soni, Naila Yaqub, Fatima Itrat, Lallindra Gooneratne, Senani Williams, Sadaf Khalid, Santanu Sen and Lawrence Faulkner https://doi.org/10.1016/j.phoj.2017.11.073
  • Immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (IRIS) masquerading as unresponsive candidiasis in a child with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia in post-induction phase Stalin Ramprakash, Supraja Chandrashekar, Shalini Sharma https://doi.org/10.1016/j.phoj.2017.11.100
  • Variation in Transfusion requirements among children with thalassaemia on regular transfusion programmes N Cornell, M Eisenhut, S Ramprakash. Paediatric Department, Luton and Dunstable NHS Foundation Trust, Luton, UK 10.1136/archdischild-2016-310863.16
  • Obesity: a diagnostic dilemma Jasjit Kaur Bhandari, Stalin Ramprakash, Karen Reep & Nisha Nathwani, Department of Paediatrics, Luton and Dunstable Hospital, Luton Endocrine Abstracts (2015) 39 EP93 | DOI:10.1530/endoabs.39.EP93
  • Cost effectiveness of Hydroxyurea therapy in preventing inpatient admissions due vaso-occlusive crisis in sickle cell children – A district general hospital experience S Ramprakash, E Roantree, K Willis. Department of Paediatrics, Luton and Dunstable Hospital, Luton, UK doi:10.1136/archdischild-2013-304107.195
  • Survey of management of iron deficiency anaemia in children with inflammatory bowel disease in the UK S Ramprakash, A Modi. Department of Paediatrics, Luton and Dunstable Hospital, Luton, UK doi:10.1136/ archdischild-2013-304107.213
  • Systemic haemodynamics in the immediate post liver transplantation period in children using ultrasound cardiac output monitoring S Ramprakash, E Egberongbe, A Dhawan, N Heaton, A Deep. Paediatric critical care Med 2011 Vol.12, No.3 (suppl) page A31. Abstract 172

Papers presented in Learned Societies

  • Non-Medical challenges in the diagnosis and transplantation of patients with Primary Immune Deficiency: An experience from a tertiary centre in India Sagar Bhattad, Stalin Ramprakash, Raghuram CP, Chetan Ginigeri, Fulvio Porta (Italy) 45th Annual meeting of the European Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation, Frankfurt, Germany, March 2019
  • Addition of Fludarabine on to Anti-Thymocyte Globulin, Busulfan and Cyclophophamide conditioning improves outcomes in low-risk matched related bone marrow transplantation in children with severe Thalassaemia Stalin Ramprakash, Commondoor P Raghuram, Deepa Trivedi, Priya Marwah, Rajpreet Soni, Rajat Kumar Agarwal, Rakesh Dhanya, Lawrence Faulkner (India) 45th Annual meeting of the European Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation, Frankfurt, Germany, March 2019
  • Effectiveness of Hydroxyurea and Supertransfusions as pre-transplant risk-reduction strategy in matched related thalassaemia transplants Stalin Ramprakash, Jayasree Cherukat, Commondoor P Raghuram, Deepa Trivedi, Priya Marwah, Rajpreet Soni, Rajat Kumar Agarwal, Rakesh Dhanya, Lawrence Faulkner (India) 45th Annual meeting of the European Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation, Frankfurt, Germany, March 2019
  • PRES in BMT for Thalassemia major in India: Lower Incidence and limited Impact Rajat Kumar Agarwal, Priya Marwah, Rajpreet Soni, Stalin Ramprakash, C P Raghuram, Deepa Trivedi, Amit Sedai, Kumari Ankita, Lalith Parmar, Rakesh Dhanya, Lawrence Faulkner (India) 45th Annual meeting of the European Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation, Frankfurt, Germany, March 2019
  • 35 cases with Primary Immune Deficiency at Bangalore in one year! An outbreak or rising awareness? Sagar Bhattad, Chetan Ginigeri, Harish Kumar, Stalin Ramprakash 4th National conference on Primary Immunodeficiencies, Jaipur, March 2018
  • Mycobacterium tuberculosis of lungs presenting as persistent fever in a young boy with X-linked Hyper IgM syndrome Stalin Ramprakash*, Sunil Kumar, Chetan Ginigeri, Sagar Bhattad 4th National conference on Primary Immunodeficiencies, Jaipur, March 2018
  • A case Report of Hepatic Veno-occlusive disease with Immunodeficiency (VODI) with a novel mutation in SP110 gene Stalin Ramprakash, Chetan Ginigeri, Harish Kumar, Sagar Bhattad 4th National conference on Primary Immunodeficiencies, Jaipur, March 2018
  • Graft failure after low risk HLA-compatible bone marrow transplantation for severe thalassemia. when should we consider autologous back up? Stalin Ramprakash1, Priya Marwah2, Rajpreet Soni2, Naila Yaqub3, Sadaf Khalid4, Fatima Itrat3, Lallindra Gooneratne5, Senani Williams6, Santanu Sen7, and Lawrence Faulkner1,2,4. Asia Pacific Bone marrow transplant conference, Singapore, Oct 2016
  • ATG vs. thiotepa in combination with Busulfan and Cyclophosphamide in matched-related bone marrow transplantation for thalassemia Lawrence Faulkner,1-2 Cornelio Uderzo,1 Sadaf Khalid,1 Priya Marwah,3 Rajpreet Soni,3 Naila Yaqub,4 Samina Amanat,4 Fatima Itrat,4 Sarah Khan Gilani,4 Tatheer Zahra,4 Stalin Ramprakash,2 Lallindra Gooneratne,5 Ruwangi Dissanayake,5 Senani Williams,6 Wasantha Rathnayake,6 Reshma Srinivas,7 Amit Sedai,7 Ankita Kumari,7 Lailith Parmar,7 Rakesh Dayana,7 and Rajat Kumar Agarwal.7 Asia Pacific Bone marrow transplant conference, Singapore, Oct 2016
  • Impact of sibling gender mismatch on rejection after HLA-compatible bone marrow transplantation for severe thalassemia
  • Lawrence Faulkner1-3, Rajat Agarwal2, Priya Marwah4, Rajpreet Soni4, Naila Yaqub5, Samina Amanat5, Fatima Itrat5, Sarah Khan Gilani5, Tatheer Zahra5, Stalin Ramprakash3, Lallindra Gooneratne6, Ruwangi Dissanayake6, Senani Williams7, Wasantha Rathnayake7, Santanu Sen8, Sameer Tulpule8 and Sadaf Khalid1. Asia Pacific Bone marrow transplant conference, Singapore, Oct 2016