Dr. Gaurav Kharya

Qualification - MBBS, DCH, DNB (Paediatrics)

Specialization - Pediatric haemato-Oncologist

Designation - Head & Senior Consultant

Location - Gurgaon, India

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Career Profile

Dr. Gaurav Kharya is a Senior Consultant & Head Pediatric Hemato-oncology Immunology & Bone Marrow Transplant at Artemis Hospitals, Gurgaon (Delhi-NCR). He completed his graduation from Netaji Subash Chandra Bose Medical College, Jabalpur Madhya Pradesh. Following this he did his post-graduation DCH in Pediatric from Baba Raghav Das Medical College, Gorakhpur, UP. In year 2005 he joined his DNB in pediatric at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Delhi and completed his training in 2007. After completing his DNB pediatrics he started working as a registrar in pediatrics at Chacha Nehru Bal Chikitsalya, Delhi.

In 2009 he joined his fellowship in Pediatric hemato - Oncology & BMT at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital which he completed in 2011. Soon after this he started working as a consultant in Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Immunology & BMT at Dr B L Kapur Memorial hospital where he was instrumental in starting pediatric hemato-oncology services and played a key role in taking the BMT programme to the next step. In September 2012 he moved to The Great north Children’s hospital, Newcastle upon tyne, United Kingdom to work as a fellow in pediatric hemato-oncology, immunology & bone marrow transplant. There he worked with the leading names in the field of pediatric hemato-oncology, immunology & bone marrow transplant. After working there for a year he moved to St Mary’s hospital, Imperial College NHS trust, London, United Kingdom to work more in the field of pediatric hematology and BMT. He moved back to India in March 2014 and joined back BLK super specialty hospital as a senior consultant pediatric hemato-oncology & BMT. Apart from pediatric acute leukemias, lymphomas, pediatric solid malignancies, he is keenly interested in hematopoietic stem cell transplant especially alternative donor transplants (Voluntary unrelated donor & Haplo-identical donor).

Dr. Kharya has a vast experience in transplanting children with various blood disorders benign or malignant, immunological diseases etc nationally and internationally. He has presented many papers in national and international conferences and has published many papers in national and international journals.

Dr. Kharya is credited for doing the first haploidentical bone marrow transplant for sickle cell disease in India & also for doing invitro TCR alpha beta CD 19 depleted haploidentical BMT in a 4 month old baby suffering from severe combined immunodeficiency who is the smallest child transplanted in the country so far. Along with his team members at different centers he has done more than 600 bone marrow transplants so far.

His area of interest is alternative donor transplant such as haploidentical transplants and matched or mismatched unrelated donor transplants. Dr. Kharya has joined Artemis Hospitals with the vision of taking the bone marrow transplant program to the next level.

Education & Training

  • MBBS from Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Medical College, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh in 2001
  • DCH (Paediatrics) from Baba Raghav Das Medical College, Gorakhpur, UP in 2004
  • DNB (Paediatrics) from Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Delhi in 2007
  • Fellowship - Pediatric hemato-oncology & BMT in 2011

Experience

  • Consultant - Pediatric Hemato-oncology Immunology & Bone Marrow Transplant at Artemis Hospital, Gurgaon -  2019
  • Senior consultant - Pediatric Hemato - Oncology & BMT at BLK Hospital, New Delhi - 2014
  • Fellow - Pediatric hematology and BMT, at St Mary hospital, Imperial College NHS trust, London, United Kingdom - 2013
  • Fellow - Pediatric Hemato - Oncology, Immunology & Bone Marrow Transplant, at The Great north Children's hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom, 2012
  • Consultant - Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Immunology & BMT at Dr. BL Kapur Memorial hospital - 2011
  • Senior Resident - Paediatrics at Chacha Nehru Bal Chikitsalya, Delhi - 2007

Clinical Focus

  • Haploidentical transplants
  • Pediatric acute leukemias
  • Lymphomas
  • Pediatric solid malignancies
  • Sickle cell anemia
  • Hematopoietic stem cell transplant
  • Thrombocytopenia
  • Bone marrow aspiration and biopsy
  • Pericardial fluid aspiration
  • Lumbar puncture
  • Central venous line insertion
  • Pleural tapping
  • Ascetic tapping

Awards & Achievements

  • First Haploidentical Bone Marrow Transplant for Sickle Cell Disease in India
  • Invitro TCR Alpha Beta CD 19 depleted haploidentical BMT in a 4 month old baby suffering from severe combined immunodeficiency who is the smallest child transplanted in the country so far

Research and Publications

  • Yadav SP, Sachdeva A, Gupta D, Sharma SD, Kharya G. Control of massive bleeding in dengue hemorrhagic fever with severe thrombocytopenia by use of intravenous anti-D globulin. Pediatr Blood Cancer 2008;51(6):812-13
  • Yadav SP, Kharya G, Mohan N, Sehgal A, Bhat S, Jain S, Kapoor G, Sachdeva A. Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis with Digestive Tract Involvement. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2010 Oct;55(4):748-53
  • Yadav SP, Kharya G. NK cell leukemia. Letter to editor. Indian Pediatrics. 2011 Jan; 48(1):79-80.
  • Kharya G, Yadav SP, Katewa S, and Sachdeva A. Management of Severe Refractory Thrombocytopenia in Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever with Intravenous Anti-D Immune Globulin. Ped Hemat Onc Volume 28, Number 8, October 2011 , pp. 727-732(6)
  • Gaurav Kharya, Zohreh Nademi, Mary Slatter et al: Haploidentical T-cell alpha beta receptor and CD19 - depleted stem cell transplant for Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome. Jour of Clin All and Immu (Article in press)
  • Sanjeev Kumar Sharma, Dharma Choudhary, Nitin Gupta, Mayank Dhamija, Vipin Khandelwal, Gaurav Kharya, Anil Handoo, Rasika Setia and Arpita Arora: Cost of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation in India. Mediterr J Hematol Infect Dis 2014, 6(1): e2014046, DOI: 10.4084 / MJHID.2014.046
  • Sharma SK, Choudhary D, Handoo A, Kharya G, Gupta N, Pavecha P, Chadha R. Gelatinous transformation of bone marrow following the use of dasatinib in a patient with philadelphia chromosome positive acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Leuk Res Reports 2013; 2: 78.

Memberships

  • Member at International Society of Paediatric Oncology
  • Member at Paediatric Haematology and Oncology Chapter of IAP
  • Member at Indian Academy of Paediatrics

Procedures

Dr. Kharya performs 4 different procedures. Click on a procedure name to see more details and to view doctors for that specialty.

General Medicine

Stem Cell Transplant for scelroderma treatment

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Hematology

Autologous Bone Marrow Transplant

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Allogenic Bone Marrow Transplant

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Aplastic Anemia

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Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant

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Thalassemia Transplant

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Fanconi Anemia

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Multiple Sclerosis

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Neurosurgery

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