Dr Gaurav Kharya is a Clinical Lead Center for Bone Marrow Transplant and Cellular Therapy, Senior Consultant Pediatric Hematology Oncology and Immunology.
Dr Kharya is credited for doing the first haploidentical bone marrow transplant for sickle cell disease in India & also for doing first invitro TCR alpha beta CD 19 depleted haploidentical BMT in a 5 month old baby suffering from severe combined immunodeficiency which is one of the youngest child to receive bone marrow transplant in India. Till date Dr Kharya has done close to 700 transplants for various diseases along with his team members..
Dr Gaurav is of opinion that none of the children who needs treatment for cancer, immunological disease or bone marrow transplant should be refrained from treatment due to lack of funds. To fulfill this goal he has tie-ups with NGO’s which provide financial & social support to these kids & their families.