Dr Dipti Chitnavis
MA, MBBChir, FRCP, FRCPath
Dr Chitnavis is a senior consultant Haematoligst at the West Suffolk NHS Hospital Trust. She has a wealth of experience in all aspects of clinical and laboratory Haematology and since 2003 she has been the clinical lead for bleeding and clotting disorders (haemostasis and thrombosis) at the West Suffolk Hospital.
In her NHS role, Dr Chitnavis has helped to establish and develop the ambulatory deep vein thrombosis (DVT) service, the anticoagulation service and the chemotherapy service. She is a key member of the West Suffolk Hospital Thrombosis Committee, which received a national award for its work in thrombosis prevention in 2013.
Dr Chitnavis has trained in Cambridge, London and Oxford and developed her specialist interest in bleeding and clotting disorders with a Clinical Research Fellowship in Sydney, Australia.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Dipti Chitnavis at Spire include:
General Haematology with specialist interest in bleeding and clotting disorders.
COVID-19 testing or antibody tests are not available as a standalone service at Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital.
Fellow of Royal College of Physicians
Fellow of Royal College of Pathologists, Member of British Society of Haematologists
Member of International Society of Thrombosis and Haemostasis
Member of British Medical Association
Consultant Haematologist, Lead Consultant in Haemostasis and Thrombosis, West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust. Hospital, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk.