Dr Pratap Neelakantan

Dr Pratap Neelakantan

Consultant Haematologist


"I specialise in haemato-oncology and general haematology including haemostasis, thrombosis, haemoglobinopathy and obstetric haematology."

Specialises in

I specialise in haemato-oncology and general haematology including haemostasis, thrombosis, haemoglobinopathy and obstetric haematology, having trained at Hammersmith Hospital, London and completed a fellowship in cancer studies at Imperial College, London. I have published in peer reviewed journals and authored chapters in haemato-oncology.

I am specialist in adult haemato-oncology covering all malignant haematological conditions and general haematology including haemostasis, thrombosis, obstetric haematology and; Anaemia, low white cell count, polycythaemia and thrombocytopenia; Investigation of abnormal/raised white cell counts; Chronic leukaemia including CML(chronic myeloid leukaemia), CLL(chronic lymphocytic leukaemia), HCL (hairy cell leukaemia); Abnormal bleeding or bruising; Thromboembolism and investigation into causes, anticoagulation, including using DOACs; Paraproteinemias and abnormal light chains; Unexplained symptoms with abnormal blood counts; Pregnancy and haematology; Enlarged lymph nodes, with or without weight loss, sweats; Persistent unexplained fever, fatigue.


Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Pratap Neelakantan at Spire include:


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Additional information

Haematological oncology

Special clinical interests: Myeloma, lymphoma, leukaemia, myeloproliferative neoplasms, general haematology, haemostasis, thrombosis and obstetric haematology.

Professional memberships

Royal College of pathologists

British Society of haematology

Professional leadership

Clinical lead for myeloma, CML and MPN at Royal Berkshire Hospital

Currently, clinical lead for myeloma, CML and MPN at Royal Berkshire Hospital. Actively involved in clinical trials.

Honorary contract with Oxford university hospitals and involved in national trials on myeloproliferative neoplasms.

Dr Pratap Neelakantan provides Haematology and Transfusion Services to Spire Dunedin Hospital and was paid £8,400 per annum for this, in 2018 and in 2019.
Telephone 0118 952 1311
Private secretary Pam Neal
Private secretary telephone 0118 952 1311
Private secretary email pamela.neal@nhs.net