Consultant Haematologist in Birmingham, UK
Consultant Haemato-Oncologist London


Dr Prem Mahendra MD, FRCP, FRCPath is Consultant Haemato-Oncologist at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust.

She trained in haematology at the Royal Marsden, Hammersmith and Addenbrokkes Hospitals and was appointed Consultant Haemato-Oncologist at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham in February 1998.

On her arrival there she set up the bone marrow transplant services, it is now the 2nd largest bone marrow transplant centre in the UK and performs approximately 175 transplants per year.

Her areas of clinical interests are care of patients with leukaemia, myeloma and lymphoma and those undergoing autologous and allogeneic stem cell transplantation. She has a passionate desire to provide an excellent and prompt clinical service and instils this ethos in the several junior doctors who have trained and continue to train under her.

Her research interests are all related to clinical outcome of patients undergoing stem cell transplantation or having treatment for haematological malignancies. She has over 80 publications in peer reviewed journals.

Her other roles include:

  • Associate Medical Director Oct 2013 - present
  • Chair Haematology Training Committee, West Midlands - Nov 2005 - present
  • Regional Specialty Advisor in Haematology - Oct 2006 - present
  • Medical Advisory Panel of Lymphoma Association
  • Scientific Committee - Myeloma UK
  • Examiner for Royal College of Pathology
  • Reviewer for CancerHelp UK

Her past roles include:

  • Divisional Director Jan 2007 - Oct 2013
  • Chair - Haematology Site Specific Group, Pan Birmingham Cancer Network June 2001-Sept 2003
  • Clinical Service Lead in Haematology April 1999-July 2006
  • Lead Clinician in Haemato-Oncology Feb 1998-July 2006
  • Lead Cancer Clinician, UHB NHS FT Nov 2004 - Nov 2006

She is a member of the Brtish Society for Haematology, the American Society for Haematology and the European Group for Blood and Marrow Transplantation.

She sees NHS patients at the Centre for Clinical Haematology, Main Drive, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TH. For appointments please contact:
Secretary Angel Woodcock
Tel: 00 44 121 627 2467
Fax: 00 44 121 371 4397

Private patients are seen either at the Priory Hospital, Priory Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham B5 7UG or at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. For appointments please contact:
Secretary Sheena Collins
Tel: 00 44 121 697 2443
Fax: 00 44 121 446 1764
or Sr Julia Busby Haematology Sister at the Priory Hospital on 0121 446 1761, Fax: 0121 446 1764

If the referral is urgent Dr Mahendra can be contacted on or 07767 441478

NHS Patients

Centre for Clinical Haematology
Main Drive
Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Birmingham B15 2TH

Angel Woodcock
Tel: 0(44) 121 371 4383
Fax: 0(44) 121 414 9913
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Private Patients

Priory Hospital
Priory Road Edgbaston Birmingham B5 7UG
Tel: 0(44) 121 446 1760
Fax: 0(44) 121 446 1764


Sheena Collins
Tel: 0(44) 121 371 3599 or
Mob: 0796 322 087
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