Dr. Mammen Chandy - Hematologist, kolkata

Dr. Mammen Chandy

HematologistMBBS, MD, FRCPA
Experience: 31 yrs
Availability: Tata Medical Center
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location14 MAR(E-W), New Town, Rajarhat, Opp New Town Police Station, Kolkata, 700156
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  • Aplastic anemia Thalassemia Acute leukemia and stem cell transplantation
  • Qualifications and Recognitions

    Professional Statement

    Dr Mammen Chandy is the Director of Tata Medical Centre, Kolkata. He completed his MBBS and MD (Medicine) from Christian Medical College, Vellore. He then pursued further training in hematology at the Westmead Centre, Sydney, Australia and obtained his FRACP and FRCPA. He was awarded the fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians (London) in 2010. He has been a faculty member in CMC Vellore since 1979 till his retirement in 2009. He was Head of the Department of Haematology in CMC Vellore from 1987 to 2007. He has been a pioneer in developing the field of hematology and bone marrow transplantation in India and has led the largest and most successful bone marrow transplant service in India at CMC Vellore. He has also been responsible for setting up a bone marrow transplant centre in Muscat, Oman. He is the current chair of the Human Genome Task Force of the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Gov t of India.


  • MBBS
  • MD
  • Specializations

  • Hematologist
  • Experience

  • Christian Medical College Hospital, Vellore, Junior Lecturer , 1979
  • Christian Medical College Hospital, Vellore, Lecturer , 1980
  • Westmead Center, Sydney, Australia, Special trainee
  • Christian Medical College Hospital,Vellore, Reader , 1983
  • Christian Medical College Hospital, Vellore, Associate Professor , 1985
  • Christian Medical College Hospital, Vellore, Professor , 1987
  • Sultan Qaboos University Hospital, Muscat, Oman, Professor , 1994
  • Tata medical Center, Kolkata, India, Director , 1
  • Tata Medical Cancer Hospital & Research Center,Kolkata, Director of Deapartment
  • Awards

  • Kutumbiah Gold medal in Medicine.
  • John S Carman medal in Surgery.
  • TCF medal in Paediatrics.
  • Ida Scudder medal in Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Medal for the best outgoing student.CMC,Vellore
  • University medal for the first rank in MBBS, 1971
  • University Medal for the first rank in MD, 1978
  • Manorama Sapre Oration, Indian Society of Haematology and Blood Transfusion, Bombay,1993
  • Bhatia Oration, Institute of Immunohaematology, Bombay, 1997
  • Dr B.N.Dara Award for outstanding contribution to Thalassaemia in India, Delhi, 1997
  • Ranbaxy Research Award 2003 in the field of “Medical Science - Clinical Research”
  • Arosenius Lecture Ethics of Hemophilia Care Finland, 2004
  • Indian Doctors Forum - Kuwait Medical Association Oration, 2006
  • Best Clinical Teacher Award. Christian Medical College Vellore, 2006
  • Scientific Advisory Committee, Basic Medical Sciences Division, Indian Council of Medical Research.
  • Scientific Advisory Committee, Institute of Immunohaematology.
  • Scientific Advisory Committee, Tata Memorial Hospital.
  • Chair Task Force on Human Genetics and Genome Analysis, Department of Biotechnology.
  • Memberships

  • Member, Medical Biotechnology Development Board Department of Biotechnology, Government of India & Ministry of Science and Technology. 2005
  • Member, Editorial Board. Indian Journal of Haematology
  • Reviewer, Indian Journal of Medical Research
  • Reviewer: National Medical Journal of India
  • Member, Indian Society of Haematology and Blood Transfusion
  • Member, Executive Committee of the World Federation of Hemophilia
  • Member, American Society of Haematology