Dr Karthik Ramasamy

  • MBBS, PhD, FRCP, FRCPath
  • Haematologist
  • Spoken languages English


Special clinical interest in haemato-oncology, myeloma, other plasma cell dyscrasias, bone marrow transplantation and general haematology.

Karthik Ramasamy undertook his general medical training at Nottingham followed by early haematology training at Glasgow. He subsequently moved to London in 2002 and undertook a comprehensive haematology-training programme encompassing all subspecialties of haematology, including bone marrow transplantation and PhD in Myeloma studies at Kings College Hospital. Karthik now works at Oxford University Hospital NHS trust and is the myeloma lead for Thames Valley Cancer Network. Karthik is an Executive member of UK Myeloma forum and Board member of Myeloma UK, a patient charity. He is a Chief Investigator of UK multicentre myeloma trials and has published more than 40 peer-reviewed articles and written chapters in haemato oncology textbooks. Karthik is also the Cancer Specialty Lead for Thames Valley & South Midlands Clinical Research Network.


  • Chemotherapy
  • Blood transfusion
  • Stem cell transplantation


  • Haemato-oncology
  • Myeloma

NHS Hospital / current post(s)

Consultant Haematologist, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust

Professional memberships

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (FRCP)
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists (FRCPath)
  • Member, National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI)
  • UK Myeloma Research Alliance, Executive Member
  • UK Myeloma Forum Member
  • American Society for Haematology
  • British Society of Haematology
  • British Society of Bone and Marrow Transplantation