Dr. Santosh L. Saraf

Dr. Santosh L. Saraf

Dr. Isaac Odame, MD

PrAssistant Professor of Medicine
Section of Hematology / Oncology
University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System

Dr. Saraf received his medical degree from the Temple University School of Medicine and completed an internal medicine residency and hematology & oncology fellowship at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Saraf joined as an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Hematology & Oncology in 2012 and completed a Master of Science in Clinical and Translational Research through the University of Illinois, School of Public Health in 2014. Dr. Saraf focuses his clinical care and research on understanding the mechanisms of kidney disease in patients with sickle cell disease and on developing curative therapies through hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for patients with clinically aggressive sickle cell disease.


Did you know?

The only known cure for Sickle Cell Disease is a stem cell transplant (or bone marrow transplant). Due to the difficulty in finding an identical match and the significant risks involved in this procedure, including life-threatening complications, it is rarely an option for sickle cell patients.