Consultant Profile

Dr Sunil Handa

Dr Sunil Handa B Med Sci (Hons), MBChB, FRCP, FRCPath, MBA
Practicing at:
Spire Little Aston Hospital
  • Haematology
    • Coagulation
    • Haematological oncology
Current NHS and /or university posts:
Consultant Haematologist, Royal Wolverhampton Hospital NHS Trust (New Cross Hospital)
Honorary Consultant Haematologist, Walsall Manor Hospital NHS Trust
Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
Fellow, Royal College of Pathologists (FRCPath)
Fellow, Royal College of Physicians, London (FRCP)
Member, British Society for Haematology (BSH)
Member, European Haematology Association (EHA)
Member, British Medical Association (BMA)
Member, Medical Defence Union (MDU)
Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0121 580 7406
Private secretary:
Adele May
Private secretary telephone number:
0121 580 7406
Private secretary email address:
Personal email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Dr Sunil Handa has been interested in Haematology from an early stage of his career. An intercalated year in genetics/haematology led to a first class B Med. Sci. (Hons) degree. He won the faculty prize for the pre-clinical years and received a distinction in paediatrics. He qualified from Leicester Medical school in 1982. 

Dr Sunil Handa worked at the Royal Postgraduate Medical School (Hammersmith Hospital, London)before moving to Edinburgh as a Registrar. He won a MRC Research training Fellowship at the Molecular Biology Department, University of Edinburgh. Dr Handa worked as a Senior Registrar in Manchester before being appointed as a Haematologist at Sandwell General Hospital in February 1993. He was the Head of the Laboratory for 5 years and took a lead in Clinical Governance for Pathology.

He developed an interest in healthcare records and their medico-legal implications. He obtained a MBA in 1999 from the Wolverhampton University Business School.

After 10 years at Sandwell and West Birmingham hospital NHS Trust, he moved to a much bigger department at Wolverhampton where he has been for the last 9 and half years. Dr Handa is an all-round general haematologist being interested in all aspects of this stimulating speciality.

He participates in a large number of clinical trials in haemato-oncology and is also a principal co-investigator for a number of these trials

Personal profile:

Dr Sunil Handa is a keen bridge player and a member of Sutton Coldfield Bridge Club. 

He is very interested in current affairs which he follows by being an avid listener of BBC Radio 4.

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Dr Sunil Handa

Dr Sunil Handa Haematology Consultant, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, private hospital specialist.

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