Dr. Neeharika Makani, MD

Dr. Neeharika Makani, MD

Hematology & Oncology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 34
Dr. Neeharika Makani, MD is a hematology & oncology specialist in Lakeland, FL and has been practicing for 10 years. She graduated from BOSTON UNIV SCH OF MED in 2008 and specializes in hematology & oncology, oncology, and more.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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Top Care Areas

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Blood Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers
Pancreatic Cancer
very high
more than 93% of peers
very high
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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4  Specialties

  • Hematology & Oncology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology
  • Oncology

3  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*

58  Conditions Treated


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2  Procedures

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.


  • Boston University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
    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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Patient Comments (1)

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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