Rekha Parameswaran is a healer, educator and writer. She is currently the chair of the Hemostasis Study group of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer, the largest multidisciplinary organization of its kind. Rekha has special expertise in taking care of people with genetic bleeding and clotting disorders by working closely with the highly skilled surgeons at Memorial Sloan Kettering to ensure that people can safely undergo extensive cancer operations.
Rekha believes that medicine is as much an art as it is a science. She combines her passion for listening to people’s stories in her work as a physician. Rekha pursued her medical training in India and different parts of the United States, from the Midwest to the East Coast. Today, she lives and works in New York City, where she specializes in the care of cancerous blood diseases at one of the foremost cancer centers in the world, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. She has also been honored with a prestigious Hematology Attending of the Year Teaching Award chosen by the Hematology-Oncology Fellowship program at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.
“All that matters is making a difference every day.”