Dr. Biju George

Dr. Biju George
Hematologist, Vellore


  • 1 Hospital
  • Dr. Biju George is a Consultant at Christian Medical College & Hospital, Vellore
  • Professor, Department of Haematology, CMC Vellore: March 2010 till present
  • Post graduate Clinical Fellow, Westmead Hospital, Sydney, Australia between February 2008 till March 2010
  • Registrar, Westmead Hospital, Sydney, Australia: March 2007 till January 2008
  • Lecturer/Assistant Professor/Associate Professor in Haematology, CMC Vellore between 2002 – 2007


  • Hematology


  • Aplastic anemia
  • Myelodysplastic syndromes
  • Stem Cell Transplantation
  • Graft versus host disease
  • ITP
  • Infections and immunotherapy


  • MBBS from Christian Medical College, Vellore, Madras University, Chennai
  • MD from Christian Medical College, Vellore, Dr MGR Medical University, Chennai
  • DM from Christian Medical College, Vellore, Dr MGR Medical University, Chennai
  • Registered with NSW Medical Board, Australia 2007
  • Subspecialty training in Clinical Haematology, CMC Vellore: 2000–2002

Practice Information

Christian Medical College & Hospital, Vellore

Christian Medical College & Hospital, Vellore

Ida Scudder Road, Vellore, Tamil Nadu - 632004

Patient Experience

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Achievements & Contributions

  • George B, Thomas K, Danda D. Vasculitis – a current approach. Indian Journal of Rheumatology April 1998
  • Singh S, Cherian RS, George B, Nair S, Srivastava A. Unusual extra-axial central nervous system involvement of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma: magnetic resonance imaging. Australas Radiol. 2000 Feb; 44(1): 112-4
  • George B, Danda D, Chandy M, Srivastava A, Mathews V.  Polymyositis – an unusual manifestation of chronic graft versus host disease. Rheumatol Int 2001; 20(4): 169 -70
  • Chandy M, Srivastava A, Dennison D, Mathews V, George B.  Allogeneic bone marrow transplantation in the developing world: experience from a center in India. Bone Marrow Transplantation 2001; 27: 785 - 790
  • Mathews V, George B, Srivastava A, Chandy M. Central nervous system relapse in a patient with acute promyelocytic leukemia treated with arsenic. Br J Haematol 2001; 113 (1): 257-58
  • George B, Mathews V, Srivastava A, Chandy M. Tuberculosis among allogeneic marrow transplant recipients in India. Bone Marrow Transplantation 2001, 27; 973-975
  • Subhash HS, George P, Sowmya G, George B, Ashwin I, Cherian AM Progressive dilated cardiomyopathy in a patient with hypereosinophilic syndrome despite prednisone induced hematological remission. J Assoc Physicians India 2001 Sep; 49: 944-5
  • George Joseph, Ashish kumar, TU Zachrias, Biju George. Severe intravascular hemolysis after transcatheter closure of a large patent ductus arteriosus using the Amplatzer duct occluder. Catheterization & Cardiovascular intervention 2002; 55: 245-9
  • Naina HVK, Nair SC, Daniel D, George B, Chandy M. Asymptomatic constitutional macrothrombocytopenia among West Bengal blood donors. Am J Med 2002 Jun 15; 112(9): 742 - 43
  • Vikram Mathews, Poonkuzhali Balasubramanian, RV Shaji, Biju George, Mammen Chandy, Alok Srivastava. Arsenic trioxide in the treatment of newly diagnosed acute promyelocytic leukemia: A single center experience. American Journal of Haematology 2002; 70 (4): 292-99
  • George B, Mathews V, Srivastava A, Chandy M. Infections among allogeneic bone marrow transplant recipients in India. Bone Marrow Transplant 2004 Feb; 33(3): 311-15
  • Srivastava A, Poonkuzhali B, Shaji RV, George B, Mathews V, Chandy M, Krishnamoorthy R. Glutathione S - Transferase M1 Polymorphism - A risk factor for hepatic Venoocclusive Disease in bone marrow transplantation. Blood 2004 Sep 1; 104(5): 1574 - 77
  • Jayandhran G, Shaji RV, George B, Chandy M, Srivastava A. Informativeness of linkage analysis for genetic diagnosis of haemophilia A in India. Haemophilia 2004 Sep; 10(5): 553- 9
  • George B, Mathews V, Poonkuzhali B, Shaji RV, Srivastava A, Chandy M. Treatment of children with newly diagnosed acute promyelocytic leukemia with arsenic trioxide – a single center experience. Leukemia 2004 Oct; 18(10): 1587-90
  • Biju George, Vikram Mathews, Poonkuzhali Balasubramanian, RV Shaji, Alok Srivastava, Mammen Chandy. Molecular remission with As2O3 in patients with newly diagnosed Acute promyelocytic leukemia (APML). Haematologica 2004 Oct; 89(10): 1266-67
  • George B, Poonkuzhali B, Srivastava VM, Chandy M, Srivastava A. Hematological and molecular remission with combination chemotherapy in a patient with PLZF-RAR alpha acute promyelocytic leukemia (APML). Ann Hematol 2005 June; 6: 406-8
  • George B, Mathews V, Shaji RV, Srivastava V, Srivastava A, Chandy M. Fludarabine based conditioning for allogeneic stem cell transplantation for multiply transfused patients with Fanconi's anemia. Bone Marrow Transplant 2005 Feb; 35(4): 341-3
  • Poonkuzhali B, Shaji RV, Salamun DE, George B, Srivastava A, Chandy M. Cytochrome P4501A1 and Glutathione S Transferase Gene Polymorphisms in patients with aplastic anemia in India. Acta Haematol 2005; 114(3): 127 - 132
  • M Unni, MV Jesudason, S Rao, B George. Mycobacterium Fortuitum bacteremia in an immuncompromised patient. Ind J Med Microbiol Apr 2005; 23(2): 137 - 8
  • Member Indian Society of Haematology and Transfusion Medicine
  • Member American Society of Bone Marrow Transplantation (ASBMT)
  • Member American Society of Hematology
  • Member Asia Pacific Bone Marrow Transplantation (APBMT)