Dr Devendra Hiwase
|Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH)|
|Practice Responsibilities:||Clinical and laboratory haematology|
|Specialities:||Malignant haematology and stem cell transplantation|
Dr Devendra Hiwase completed his MBBS and MD in 1992 and 1995 respectively, and trained in haematology and medical oncology at Tata Memorial Hospital (Mumbai, India). After completing his training in India, Dr Hiwase worked in the Haematology Department at Sultan Aaboos University Hospital, Muscat, Oman (1997-2000).
He moved to Australia in 2001 and started working as a haematology registrar at the Westmead Hospital (2001-2002). He then worked at the Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, between February 2003 and August 2005, and during this period also completed his FRACP and FRCPA.
Dr Hiwase joined the CML research programme with Professor Tim Hughes (IMVS) in September 2005 and completed his PhD. He has worked as a Consultant Haematologist at the IMVS since April 2009.
His clinical interests include chronic myeloid leukaemia and other myeloproliferative disorders, MDS, leukaemia and stem cell transplantation.
Dr Hiwase’s research focuses on targeting leukemic stem cells, and he has presented his research findings in multiple international and national meetings and published in peer reviewed journals.
He is a member of the American Society of Hematology, the Haematology Society of Australia and New Zealand, and the Australasian Leukaemia and Lymphoma Group.