Dr. Geetha Palaniappan, MD
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Hematology | Female

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I strive to provide compassionate, quality cancer care to my patients with the latest treatment options available, education and through clinical research. My role in caring for the patient is achieved with a combination of applying science and what the patient wants to achieve their goals. Seeing the resiliency of my patients, their fight, their struggle, and how they continue to maintain their families while being treated for cancer, motivates me to work even harder in providing the best possible care in order for them to achieve their goals

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Biography

Dr. Geetha Palaniappan, MD is a hematology doctor who practices in Papillion, NE. She is 51 years old. Dr. Palaniappan is affiliated with Fremont Area Medical Center, Chi Health Lakeside, The Nebraska Methodist Hospital, Chi Health Midlands and Chi Health Bergan Mercy.

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Dr. Palaniappan's Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Answers Questions
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  • Time well spent
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    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (3)
Omaha, NE |
Dr. Geetha is so compassionate and caring. She is very thorough and will weigh out options and does such a wonderful job of explaining your diagnosis.
in Omaha, NE |
I love Dr. Geetha. She doesn't force medical procedures that will inevitably prove to be futile, allowing for the dignity of the dying to shine through.
Allen |
Very caring and comforting.
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Dr. Palaniappan's Care Philosophy

I strive to provide compassionate, quality cancer care to my patients with the latest treatment options available, education and through clinical research. My role in caring for the patient is achieved with a combination of applying science and what the patient wants to achieve their goals. Seeing the resiliency of my patients, their fight, their struggle, and how they continue to maintain their families while being treated for cancer, motivates me to work even harder in providing the best possible care in order for them to achieve their goals

Dr. Palaniappan says...

  • Gastrointestinal malignancies
  • Breast Cancer
  • Lung Cancers
  • All other types of cancer
  • Benign blood disorders

Dr. Palaniappan's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Hematology
  •  Board certified in Hematology, Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  •  Malpractice claims in Nebraska not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Appendix Cancer
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Cancer
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • ENT Cancer
  • Endocrine Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Eye Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
  • Genitourinary Cancers
  • Gland Cancer
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hepatobiliary Cancer
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Joint Cancer
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Leukocytosis
  • Limb Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Male Genital System Cancer
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Melanoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Muscle Cancer
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neck Cancer
  • Nerve Cancer
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spinal Cord Cancer
  • Spleen Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thalassemia
  • Thoracic Cancer
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymus Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis

Education

  • Medical School
    Madurai University / Tirunelveli Medical College
  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Missouri-Kansas City
  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of Missouri-Kansas City

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Malayalam
  • Tamil

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Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Oncology

Procedures Performed

  • Biological Therapy
  • Bone Marrow Aspiration
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Bone Marrow Transplant
  • Breast Cancer Treatment
  • Cancer Counseling
  • Cancer Pain Management
  • Cancer Treatment
  • Chemotherapy
  • Genetic Counseling Services
  • HPC Transplantation (Stem Cell Transplant)
  • Hematologic Disorder Treatment
  • Intrathecal Chemotherapy
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Therapeutic Phlebotomy
  • Thoracentesis