Dr. Neeharika Makani, MD

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Dr. Neeharika Makani, MD
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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Dr. Makani's Care Philosophy

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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Watson Clinic Cancer & Research Center1730 Lakeland Hills Blvd
Lakeland, FL 33805
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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.

Dr. Makani's Care Philosophy

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.

Dr. Makani says...

Dr. Makani's areas of expertise include:    •    Immunotherapy    •    Breast cancer    •    Lung cancer    •    Gastrointestinal cancer    •    Colon cancer    •    Pancreatic cancer    •    Liver cancer    •    Gall bladder cancer    •    Prostate cancer    •    Benign and malignant hematologic conditions (Myeloma, Leukemia & Lymphoma)    •    Secondary prevention of cancer    •    Young adults with cancer    •    Clinical trial researcher

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Dr. Makani'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 & Oncology
  •  Board certified in Hematology, Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Board Certifications

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  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology

Conditions Treated

  • Anemia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Immunodeficiency Syndromes
  • Leukemia
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Vascular Disease

Education

  • Medical School
    Boston Univ Sch Of Med

    Graduated in 2008

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of California, Los Angeles
  • Residency Hospital
    University Of California, Los Angeles
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center-Harvard Medical School
    University Of California At Los Angeles
  • Undergraduate School
    Boston University

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi

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Specialties

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

Procedures Performed

  • Plasmapheresis