Kavita Raj

Consultant haematologist


Kavita Raj has been a consultant haematologist at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust since 2007.

She is interested in translational research.

She is a member of the haematology oncology group at the National Cancer Research Institute and its myelodysplasia subgroup.

Education and training

  • PhD, King's College London
  • Haematology training, Guy's and St Thomas'
  • Postgraduate traning, LTMMC Hospital, Mumbai
  • Undergraduate training, KEM Hospital, Mumbai

Research interests

  • Myelodysplasia
  • Epigenetic therapies
  • Stem cell transplantation
  • Haploidentical transplantation

She is principal investigator of several national trials and chief investigator of the national haploidentical transplant trial.


  • Distinctions in undergraduate medicine
  • Clinical training fellowship for PhD, Medical Research Council (MRC), 2003

Last updated: December 2022

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