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Dr Amin Rahemtulla, Consultant Haematologist

Specialising in:

Anaemia, myeloma, lymphoma, leukaemia, stem cell transplantation.

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Specialist Details
Full name

Dr Amin Rahemtulla

Qualifications

BSc (Hons) MBBS MRCP (UK) PhD FRCP

Title

Consultant Haematologist

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Specialties

Haematology, Haemato-oncology

Site specialisation

General haematology, abnormal blood count

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Clinical interests

Anaemia, myeloma, lymphoma, leukaemia, stem cell transplantation.

Background Information
Biography

Dr Amin Rahemtulla PhD FRCP is a Private Consultant Haematologist at the BUPA Cromwell Hospital.  He has over 23 years of experience as a National Health Service (NHS) Consultant. 
 
Dr Rahemtulla qualified from University College Hospital Medical School, London and trained in Haematology at the Hammersmith Hospital following which he undertook a period of training in research at the Ontario Cancer Institute, Canada where he obtained his PhD.  He then returned to the UK to take up a post as a Wellcome Senior Research Fellow in Clinical Science in the Nuffield Department of Medicine at the John Radcliffe Hospital, University of Oxford before taking up a post as a Consultant in Haematology at Hammersmith Hospital where he spent 16 years. 
 
Dr Rahemtulla treats patients with a broad range of blood disorders including anaemia, bleeding or clotting disorders and malignant diseases of the bone marrow.

Languages spoken

English, Gujarati, Hindi, Swahili

Availability
Regular Cromwell clinics

Yes

Clinic days

Mon: amTue: Wed: amThurs: Fri: Sat:

Appointments telephone number

020 7835 1573

Additional Career Information
Year qualified

1981

Memberships

Royal College of Physicians, British Society for Haematology, American Society of Haematology, British Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation.

NHS hospitals

Hammersmith Hospital

Posts

Honorary Senior Lecturer, Imperial College London

Research interests

Bone disease in myeloma, clinical trials in myeloma.

Key published papers

Rahemtulla A, Fung-Leung WP, Schilham MW, Kündig TM, Sambhara SR, Narendran A, Arabian A, Wakeham A, Paige CJ, Zinkernagel RM and Mak TW. Normal development and function of CD8 cells but markedly decreased helper cell activity in mice lacking CD4.  Nature 353, 180-4 (1991) 
Leung RK, Thomson K, Gallimore A, Jones E, Van den Broek M, Sierro S, Alsheikhly AR, McMichael A, Rahemtulla A.  Deletion of the CD4 silencer element supports a stochastic mechanism of thymocyte lineage commitment.  Nature Immunology 2, 1167-73 (2001) 
Terpos E, Szydlo R, Apperley JF, Hatjiharissi E, Politou M, Meletis J, Viniou N, Yataganas X, Goldman JM, Rahemtulla A.  Soluble receptor activator of nuclear factor kB ligand(RANKL)/ osteoprotegerin (OPG) ratio predicts survival in multiple myeloma. Proposal for a novel prognostic index.   Blood 102, 1064-9 (2003) 
O'Shea D, Giles C, Terpos E, Perz J, Politou M, Sana V, Naresh K, Lampert I, Samson D, Narat S, Kanfer E, Olavarria E, Apperley JF, Rahemtulla A.  Predictive factors for survival in myeloma patients who undergo autologous stem cell transplantation: a single-centre experience in 211 patients. 
Auner HW, Szydlo R, Rone A, Chaidos A, Giles C, Kanfer E, Macdonald DH, Marin D, Milojkovic D, Pavlu J, Apperley JF, Rahemtulla A.  Salvage autologous stem cell transplantation for multiple myeloma relapsing or progressing after up-front autologous transplantation.  Leuk Lymphoma 54, 2200-4 (2013)

Media coverage

Our consultants regularly contribute to hospital publications, as well as national newspaper articles and television coverage.