Treatment & Services
- Brain Tumor Diagnosis
- Brain Tumor Management
- Cancer Center
- Clinical Trials
- Department of Pediatric Hematology & Oncology
- Pediatric Neuro-Oncology
- Pediatric Oncology
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Acoustic Neuroma
- Atypical Teratoid/Rhabdoid Tumor
- Brain Cancer (Brain Tumor)
- Brain Metastases
- Brain Tumor
- CNS Germ Cell Tumor
- Malignant Gliomas
- Pediatric Brain Cancer
- Pediatric Rare Cancer and Blood Disease Program
- Pilocytic Astrocytoma
- Radiation Necrosis
- Skull Base Cancer
- Spine Tumors
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - University of Michigan Health System
Residency - University of Toledo
Toledo, OH USA
Internship - University of Toledo
Toledo, OH USA
Medical Education - Dr. Panjabrao Alias Bhausaheb Deshmukh Memorial Medical College
Undergraduate - Mithibai College/University of Bombay (Mumbai)
Biology (Degree Earned-Higher Secondary Education Certification)
Fellowship - Children's Hospital Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA USA
- Pediatrics - Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
Pediatric brain and spinal cord tumors, and tumors associated with neurocutaneous disorders (neurofibromatosis, tuberous sclerosis, von Hippel Lindau disease, ataxia telangiectasia, Gorlin's syndrome, etc)
Awards & Honors
- Distinguished Medical Researcher Award for Best Clinical Research Poster-Mercy Health Partners Research Symposium, Toledo, Ohio.
- Leadership in Educational Academic Development certificate by the Association of Pediatric Program Directors (APPD), in recognition of successful completion of the 2013 – 2014 APPD LEAD Program
Research & Publications
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