Dr Nalini Pati

Dr Nalini Pati

Consultant Haematologist

Session Times

Monday am

Friday  am (2 per month)

Dr Nalini Pati is an Adult and Paediatric Haematologist with a special interest in malignant haematology including leukaemia, lymphomas and myeloma, haemopoietic stem cell transplantation, thalassaemia, haemoglobinopathies, bleeding disorders and Paediatric Haematology. He also manages various forms of anaemia and bone marrow failure syndromes. In addition he provides Paediatric Haematology outpatient based services to the ACT and regional NSW.

Dr Pati is a Haematology Staff Specialist at Canberra Hospital and a Senior Clinical Lecturer at ANU Medical School, Canberra, involved in various core teaching activities of the medical school.

Dr Pati has been working as a consultant haematologist in both adult and paediatrics in Canberra and has been actively involved in patient care with a focus on holistic care in haematological cancers. Dr Pati undertakes a number of community oriented projects, the main one being providing medical access to patients with bleeding disorders and haematology patients living in remote and rural areas of Australia

He also runs other programs for cardiac first aid, cancer awareness, common health issues at the community level through workshops, radio and television media programs. He has been involved in research projects in clinical and laboratory haematology and has several international paper presentations and publications. Overall Dr Pati contributes to clinical care, research, teaching and is actively involved with various haematology programs both at national and international levels thereby contributing to the wider society.

Hospital Affiliations

The Canberra Hospital, Garran, ACT

National Capital Hospital, Garran, ACT

Moruya Hospital Moruya, NSW

Professional Qualifications

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, MBBS from Utkal University, Orissa, India.

MD at SCB from Medical College & Hospital, India, and SVPPG from the Institute of Paediatrics, Cuttack India.

Diplomat of National Board (DNB) in Paediatrics, New Delhi, India.

Fellow of Royal Australasia College of Physicians, FRACP

Fellow of Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia, FRCPA.

Diploma of Child Health, DCH from The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney NSW, Coppleson Committee for Continuing Medical Education of the University of Sydney, CCCME.

Awards & Achievements

National merit scholarship awardee in India.

Second certificate of honour in professional exams in MBBS in India.

Best postgraduate, BPT in MD exams in Utkal University, India.

Dr ST Achar Endowment Gold medal from Indian Academy of Paediatrics, at National level, for the work done in the field of Haematology.

Award for excellence in professional service 2018 by NATA.

Royal Australian College of Physician, RACP, Medal 2018 for Excellence in services in Rural and Remote Australia.

Award for Infection prevention in Canberra Hospital 2017

Present Appointments

Consultant Haematologist, the Canberra Hospital

Senior Clinical Lecturer at Australian National University, ANU, Medical School

Current Chair for Joint Lymphoma MDT at TCH

Visiting Conjoint Professor in Haematology, Medicine, at Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal, India.

Previous Appointments

Consultant Haematologist, The Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne.

Blood and marrow transplantation, BMT at Westmead Hospital, Sydney

Blood and marrow transplantation, BMT fellow at Westmead Children’s Hospital, Sydney

Professional associations

Haematology Society of Australia and New Zealand, HSANZ

Australia and New Zealand Society of Blood Transfusion, ANZSBT

The Australian and New Zealand Children’s Haematology/Oncology Group, ANZCHOG

The International Society of Paediatric Oncology, SIOP

Executive body member of the regional committee in NSW and Royal Australasian College of Physicians, RACP, ACT committee.

Invited faculty speaker at several national and international conferences, Continuing Medical Education and other workshops.