Dr. Rashmi Dalvi : Hematological Oncologists in Mumbai | Narayana Health

Dr. Rashmi Dalvi

MD (Paediatrics), DCH Senior Consultant

  • SpecialityHaemato Oncology, Oncology, Paediatrics

  • HospitalMumbai - SRCC Children's Hospital


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Brief Profile

Dr. Rashmi Dalvi is a Senior Consultant in Department of HematologyOncology at SRCC Children’s Hospital. An alumnus of Seth GS Medical College / KEM & BJ Wadia Hospital for Children, she has trained in Paediatric Hematology Oncology (PHO) in India & in USA at the Children’s Hospital of Michigan & Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. An awardee of the Hargobind foundation & the UICC-ICRETT fellowships, she was among the earliest to develop and promote PHO subspecialty in India. She has been involved in academics, clinical practice & research in Paediatric Hematology, Oncology & Immunology for over 30 years. She has been ofce bearer in various societies including, Chair of PHO Chapter of IAP, Chair of SIOP- PODC Committee on Education & Training, Lead in NTP-PPO, Chair & member ICON Ethics Committee. Presently she is Continental President for SIOP-Asia (2018-2021). She is Professor & Head of Pediatrics, Bombay Hospital & Medical Research center and is honorary Consultant for paediatric BMT & HematologyOncology at Lokmanya Tilak Municipal General Hospital and Medical College.


  • MD (Paediatrics), DCH

Fields of Expertise

  • Anemias, Bleeding Disorders, Bone Marrow Diseases
  • Immunodeficiency, Autoimmune Disorders
  • Paediatric Cancers, Histiocytic Disorders
  • Supportive Care in PHO

Awards & Recognition

  • Awarded the Dr. L.M. Sanghvi award for the best oral presentation, Annual conference, Bombay Hematology Group February 1993
  • Awarded the Hargobind Foundation Scholarship for training in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology at Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Detroit USA, July - October 1996
  • Awarded Travelling Fellowships of International Society of Pediatric Oncology (SIOP) in 1992,1994, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2004.
  • Awarded Educational Fellowship Grants by Lady Ratan Tata Trust, Sir Dorab Tata Trust and Dr. R.D. Sethna Foundation.
  • Recipient of Award for Best Subspecialty Chapter of the Indian Academy of Pediatrics Year-2001, on behalf of the Pediatric Hematology Oncology Chapter of IAP
  • Co-recipient of the ‘SIOP Award’ for Best Award Paper on “International Training Project – Practical Pediatric Oncology (INTP-PPO) – 2nd National Teachers’ Meeting, consensus Report” at the Annual Meeting of the International Society of Pediatric Oncology at Porto, Portugal, September 2002.

Professional Memberships & Certifications

  • Member, Indian Academy of Pediatrics
  • Member, Mumbai Haematology Group
  • Member, Indian Society of Hematology and Transfusion Medicine
  • Member, International Society of Paediatric Oncology
  • Member, Paediatric Haematology Oncology Chapter, IAP
  • Member, Indian Society of Medical and Pediatric Oncology
  • Member, Indian Clinical Oncology Network
  • Member, SIOP, SIOP-Asia
  • Member, Histiocyte Society


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Languages Spoken

English, Hindi, Gujarati