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Dr Elango Pillai

Specialty: Haematology
Special Interests: Acute and chronic leukaemia, myeloma, lymphoma and autologous/allogeneic haematopoietic stem cell transplantation
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Practices at: MPHB
 
Phone 07 3163 5222
07 3098 5410
Fax07 3163 5252
07 3098 3940
Websitecancercare.mater.org.au

Consult Rooms

Mater Cancer Care Centre
Duncombe Building
Level 2, Raymond Terrace
South Brisbane QLD 4101

Mater Cancer Care Centre
30 Health Care Drive
Springfield Central QLD 4300

Biography

Dr Pillai is a Haematologist with clinical interests in the management of acute and chronic leukaemia, myeloma, lymphoma and autologous/allogeneic haematopoietic stem cell transplantation.

Dr Pillai graduated from Christian Medical College, Vellore in 1997 and pursued general medicine training at the National University Hospital in Singapore. He migrated to Australia in 2003 where he completed dual fellowships in Laboratory and Clinical Haematology at The Canberra hospital.

Subsequent to that he did one year of training in bone marrow transplantation at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s hospital, where he took up an appointment as a staff specialist in the Department of Haematology and Bone Marrow Transplantation in 2010. He is also a visiting haematologist at the Prince Charles hospital and provides haematology outreach service at North Lakes Health Precinct.

Dr Pillai has an ongoing keen interest in clinical research and is a co-investigator in a number of areas of leukaemia, lymphoma and myeloma. He has publications in the areas of acute leukaemia, and allogeneic haematopoietic stem cell transplantation.

In addition, Dr Pillai is a senior lecturer at the University of Queensland and continues to be involved in teaching medical student and physician training. Dr Pillai is a member in American Society of Haematology and European Society of Haematology.

Dr Pillai's private practice is at Mater Cancer Care Centre South Brisbane and Springfield and is available to receive patient referrals in the areas of malignant and non-malignant haematological disorders and bone marrow transplantation.

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