Dr. Bindu Kanathezhath MD Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist

Dr. Bindu Kanathezhath is a pediatric hematologist-oncologist in Oakland, California. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Alta Bates Summit Medical Center and Children's Hospital and Research Center at Oakland. She received her medical degree from Calicut Medical College and has been in practice for 8 years. Dr. Kanathezhath accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 16 doctors at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center and one of 16 at Children's Hospital and Research Center at Oakland who specialize in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist: General Pediatric Hematology & Oncology

Education & Medical Training

University of Southern California/LAC+USC Medical Center
Residency, Pediatrics, 2002 - 2005

Children's Hospital - Oakland
Fellowship, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 2005 - 2008

Calicut Medical College
Class of 1998

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatrics

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Improved engraftment with minimal graft-versus-host disease after major histocompatibility complex-mismatched cord blood transplantation with photochemically treated donor lymphocytes.
Kanathezhath, B., Mizokami, M., Stanislaus, S., Hounshell, C., Neumayr, L., Guo, H., Hearst, J. E., Walters, M. C., Kuypers, F. A.

Umbilical cord blood transplantation for thalassemia major.
Kanathezhath, B., Walters, M. C.

The utility of routine surveillance blood cultures in asymptomatic hematopoietic stem cell transplant patients.
Kanathezhath, B., Shah, A., Secola, R., Hudes, M., Feusner, J. H.

See all 4 publications

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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