Dr Mark Velangi

Consultant Paediatric Haematologist and Lead for Haemoglobinopathy

Having graduated from the University of Edinburgh Medical School in 1991, Mark completed his Specialist Haematology training in Newcastle and Birmingham. In 2006 he joined the team at Birmingham Children’s Hospital.

Mark's two main areas of work cover acute leukaemia and red cell disorders (mainly sickle cell disease and thalassaemia) and he is increasingly involved in clinical research in these areas. Mark is currently the Clinical Lead in the Paediatric Haemoglobinopathy Network.

Mark's previous roles include being the Clinical Lead for Haematology and also the Chair of the West Midlands Children’s Cancer Network.


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Professional interests

  • Leukaemia
  • Haemoglobinopathy