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?

Extremely cold weather can trigger a pain crisis in a child. Even when bundled up in a snowsuit, the shift in temperature may be enough to cause red blood cells to begin sickling in just a few minutes of outdoor play.