The department of Clinical Hematology in TMC is involved in the treatment of malignant blood disorders (leukemia and lymphoma), bone marrow failure and thalassemia major.
Under the guidance of a team of physicians and nurses led by Dr Mammen Chandy, this unit brings with it the immense expertise and experience of Christian Medical College- Vellore in this field.
TMC possesses a state-of-the-art bone marrow transplant unit with 9 beds, another first for this part of the country. This unit has been built on international standards, with definitive measures for asepsis including HEPA filtered air. The unit is capable of autologous and allogeneic transplants, matched unrelated donor transplants as well as cord blood transplants.