Dr. Neeharika Makani, MD

Dr. Neeharika Makani, MD

Hematology & Oncology  |  
Female  |  
Age 33
(1)
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Dr. Neeharika Makani, MD is a hematology & oncology doctor who practices in Lakeland, FL. She is 33 years old and has been practicing for 9 years. Read her story

1730 Lakeland Hills Blvd

Lakeland, FL 33805

Contact Information

(863) 603-4770

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • 4 More

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Blood Disorders
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Neutropenia
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more than 89% of peers

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Dr. Makani's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Makani "Dr. Neeharika S. Makani recently received her board-certification in Hematology from the American Board of Internal Medicine. This achievement is a testament to Dr. Makani's qualifications and expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of blood cancers such as leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma. Dr. Makani also possesses additional board-certifications in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology. She received her medical degree from Boston University in Boston, MA. She performed her internship and residency in Internal Medicine, as well as a fellowship in Hematology-Oncology, at the University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA). She completed an additional fellowship in Hematology-Oncology at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, in Boston, MA. Dr. Makani is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the American Society of Hematology, the American College of Physicians and the Polk County Medical Association."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Makani "Dr. Neeharika S. Makani is devoted to enhancing the quality and breadth of services for her cancer patients, their families and the community. This is why she participates in clinical research and actively enrolls patients in nationally run clinical trials. She is committed to care that involves her patient's physical, emotional, psychological and spiritual needs.

Dr. Makani chose Watson Clinic's Cancer & Research Center (CRC) because it achieved the Outstanding Achievement Award from the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (CoC) with seven commendations as the only free standing facility in Florida. In an effort to provide collaborative care with the latest advancements in research to her patients, Dr. Makani also selected the CRC because it is a member of the Moffitt Oncology Network.

Dr. Makani shares her expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of various cancers at speaking engagements, educational institutions and as the author of numerous publications."

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Specialties

  • Hematology & Oncology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology
  • Oncology
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Board Certifications

  • Hematology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hemophilia
  • Hemophilia A
  • Immunodeficiency Syndromes
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Leukemia
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Lymphoma
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis

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Procedures

  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Plasmapheresis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Boston University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Boston Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • University Of California, Los Angeles
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of California, Los Angeles
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center-Harvard Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of California At Los Angeles
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Makani has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Makani's Reviews

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5.0
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Patient Comments (1)
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She is amazing. I am very thankful for her amazing work that probably saved my lids life. I'm forever grateful
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Dr. Makani accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Advantage
    Aetna EPO
    Aetna HMO
    Aetna POS
    Aetna PPO
    Basic HMO
    Choice
    Choice Open Access POS
    Choice Plus POS II
    Choice POS
    Choice POS II
    Choice PPO
    Elect Choice
    Elect Choice EPO
    Elect Choice HMO
    Elect Choice PPO
    Essential PPO
    Golden Choice
    Golden Choice HMO
    Golden Choice PPO
    Health Fund
    Health Fund POS
    Health Fund PPO
    Select
    Select Choice HMO
    Traditional Choice
    Traditional Choice POS
    Traditional Choice PPO
    Traditional PPO
  • AvMed
    AvMed HMO
    AvMed POS
    Care Select
    Classic HMO
    Classic Plus POS
    Classic POS
    Empower MB 600
    Empower MG 200
    Empower MP 100
    Empower MS 500
    Open Access
    Open Access HMO
    Select Plus PPO
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
    Beech Street (Multiplan) PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Access
    Blue Access PPO
    Blue Advantage
    Blue Advantage HMO
    Blue Advantage Plus
    Blue Advantage Plus HMO
    Blue Advantage PPO
    Blue Card
    Blue Card PPO
    Blue Care Connection PPO
    Blue Care HMO
    Blue Care Network
    Blue Care Network Advantage
    Blue Choice
    Blue Choice HMO
    Blue Choice POS
    Blue Choice PPO
    Blue Preferred
    Blue Preferred PPO
    Blue Traditional HMO
    Blue Traditional POS
    Blue Traditional PPO
    Medicare Preferred
    Medicare Select HMO
    Network C
    Network P
    Network S
    Preferred Care Blue
    Preferred Care Blue PPO
    Preferred Plan PPO
    Preferred Plus
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    Blue Options
    Blue Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • Cigna
    Choice Fund Open Access Plus
    Cigna Network
    Cigna POS
    Open Access
    Open Access HMO
    Open Access Plus
    Open Access Plus PPO
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
    Evolutions Healthcare Systems PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care POS
    Choice PPO
    CoverageFirst and Value Plan Tampa Area Basic
    Medicare PPO
  • MultiPlan
    PHCS Network
  • Private HealthCare Systems
    Private HealthCare Systems PPO
  • Tricare
    Standard
  • UnitedHealthCare
    AARP Medicare Complete Essential HMO
    AARP Medicare Complete Value HMO
    Basic PPO
    Choice
    Choice HMO
    Choice Plus
    Choice Plus HMO
    Choice Plus POS
    Choice Plus PPO
    Commercial HMO
    Dual Complete HMO-SNP
    Golden Rule HMO
    Golden Rule PPO
    Healthy Kids
    Medicare Advantage - Chronic Complete HMO-SNP
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
    Medicare Supplement PPO
    Navigate
    Nursing Home Plan HMO-SNP
    Options EPO
    Options POS
    Select HMO
    Select Plus EPO
    Select Plus HMO
    SelectSaver
    United Healthcare
    United Healthcare EPO
    United Healthcare HMO
    United Healthcare POS
    United Healthcare PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Makani has admitting privileges

Lakeland Regional Medical Center
1324 Lakeland Hills Blvd
Lakeland, FL 33805
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