Dr.M. Joseph John

Dr.M. Joseph John
Hematologist, Ludhiana


  • 1 Hospital
  • Registrar in Clinical Haematology, Christian Medical College and Hospital. July 2003 to February 2007
  • Lecturer in the Department of Haematology, Christian Medical College and Hospital March 2007 – September 2007
  • Currently working as Assistant professor and Head, Clinical Haeamatology, Haemato-Oncology, & Bone Marrow Transplant Unit, at the Christian Medical College and Hospital, Ludhiana, Punjab. India


  • Hematology



  • MBBS from Christian Medical College, Ludhiana, Punjab. (Panjab University).
  • MD (Internal Medicine) from Christian Medical College and Hospital, Ludhiana, Punjab. (Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Faridkot)
  • DM (Clinical Haematology) from Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore, TamilNadu. (The Tamil Nadu Dr.M.G.R. Medical University)

Practice Information

Christian Medical College & Hospital, Ludhiana

Christian Medical College & Hospital, Ludhiana

Brown Road, Ludhiana, Punjab - 141008

Patient Experience

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Achievements & Contributions

  • Invited LecturesWhat is the Hematologist’s wish list?. The First Coulter Series of Workshop in Haematology 2008.  Cytometry – Close to a Perfect “10”. Beckman Coulter Centre of Excellence in Haematology at Christian Medical College Vellore. February 2008
  • Approach to diagnosis of leukemia     – a clinicians perspective. Indian association of pathologists and microbiologists, Tamil Nadu chapter.  August 2007.
  • MDS/MPD, A case report from the Indian scenario.  1st National update on Myelodysplastic syndrome.  July 26th – 27, 2008.
  • BMT in Thalassaemia:  Thalassaemia work shop- March 8, 2009, Patiala. 
  • Lecture on “Leukemia diagnostic work up and therapeutics”. CME on Basic Haematology for Physicians. 3rd May 2009 at Chandigarh. 
  • ‘Peripheral Neuropathy with Bortezomib’- Can it be handled?’Advances in Multiple Myeloma: May 17th, 2009. Organized under the aegis of ISHTM and Mumbai Haematology group.
  • Resource person for CME on “Management of medical emergencies” at Herbertpur Christian Hosptial. 19th July 2009.
  • Chronic Lymphocytic leukaemia, diagnosis:  “CME in Haemato-Onoclogy”. At Narayana Hrudayalaya, Banagalore. 1st August 2009
  • Dr.LH Lobo Memorial SILVER MEDAL FOR BEING BEST GRADUATE to the obtained highest marks in all the Professional MBBS examinations
  • Principal’s MERIT SCHOLARSHIP for being BEST STUDENT in the first year MBBS class
  • B.M. Saha Memorial Silver Medal for standing FIRST IN the 1st Prof MBBS Examination November, 1992 (564/750 First in University)
  • Smt. Shanti Devi Gupta Memorial Silver Medal for standing FIRST in Second Prof MBBS examinations May, 1994
  • Dr. H B Singh Silver Medal for standing SECOND in Final Prof MBBS Examination December, 1995
  • Mohinderpal Agarwal GOLD MEDAL for standing first in the University on merit-cum-means basis, in the Final Prof MBBS part II Examination December 1995 (Given by the Punjab University)
  • Dr. D.T. Rice First Prize for standing FIRST in Biochemistry in College Examination
  • Second Prize for standing SECOND in Physiology
  • Dr. J.C. Brash Memorial 2ND Prize for standing SECOND in Anatomy in College Examination
  • Rattan Devi Bhalla Memorial silver Medal for standing FIRST in Pathology in College Examination
  • Dr. C.L. Malhotra Silver Medal for getting HIGHEST MARKS in Pharmacology in College Examinations
  • Received certificate of Merit for getting HONOURS GRADE in Physiology which was   awarded during the Centennial Celebration Programme in October, 1994 to March, 1995
  • P.C. Mathur Memorial FIRST in Medicine for standing First in Medicine in College examination
  • Dr. M.E. Tucker 1ST  Prize for standing FIRST in Surgery
  • Dr. Shanti Rose memorial GOLD MEDAL for getting highest marks in College Examinations in Paediatrics
  • Dr. S. Franken 2ND prize for standing SECOND in Ophthalmology in College Examinations
  • Achieved proficiency in the Inter-College round of 7th IAP Paediatric Quiz sponsored by NESTLE on 29.07.1995
  • Participated in the 8th IAP Paediatric Quiz college round sponsored by WIPRO at CMC, Ludhiana on 02.08.1995 and came third.
  •  DISTINCTIONS: In Biochemistry, Physiology, Pharmacology and Surgery
  • Raised serum homocysteine levels in patients of coronary artery disease and the effect of vitamin B12 and folate on its concentration. Abraham R, John MJ, Calton R, Dhanoa J. Indian Journal of Clinical Biochemistry. 2006;21 (1):95-100
  • Imatinib in India, Is the efficacy universal. John MJ, Mathews V. Indian J Med Paediatr Oncol 2005; 26:3-4.
  • Fatal paradoxical pulmonary air embolism complicating percutaneous computed tomography-guided needle biopsy of the lung. Chakravarti R, Singh V, Isaac R, John MJ.  Australas Radiol. 2004 Jun;48(2):204-6.
  • "Autoimmune Lymphorproliferative Syndrome (ALPS): A Rare Cause of Immune Cytopenia.  John MJ, Rajasekhar R, Mathews V. Indian Paediatrics. 2007; 45: 148 – 150. 
  • Impact of pretransplant splenectomy on patients with beta-thalassemia major undergoing a matched-related allogeneic stem cell transplantation. Mathews V, George B, Lakshmi KM, Viswabandya A, John JM, Sitaram U, Daniel D, Chandy M, Srivastava A.  Pediatr Transplantation 2009;13:171-176