Dr. Aniket Saha

Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology
Mineola, NY
16 years experience male

Locations

Cancer Center for Kids at Winthrop University Hospital

Mineola, NY

Address

120 Mineola Blvd, suite 460, Mineola, NY
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My office hours

Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00am
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Fax

(516) 663-9482

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Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology

Pediatric Hematology and Oncology

Pediatrics

Languages spoken

Bengali, Hindi

Doctor Q&A

33 Answers
8 Agrees
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aniket Saha
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology 16 years experience
Genetic: Sickle cell disease is a genetic condition. You get one set of genes from each of your parents. If they both carry the gene, it is possible for them... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aniket Saha
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology 16 years experience
See BMT doctor: In someone your age, whether you can be transplanted or not would depend on many factors, the most important of which would be how well your organs ar... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aniket Saha
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology 16 years experience
Ignore: Sickle cell disease can be cured with a bone marrow transplant.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aniket Saha
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology 16 years experience
Depends on CBC: It depends on the rest of your complete blood count (CBC).
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aniket Saha
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology 16 years experience
Not as far I know: This may be the future. But as of right now, I am not aware of gene therapy for sickle cell disease. The only cure for it at the moment is bone marr... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aniket Saha
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology 16 years experience
Get CBC ask abt IVIG: You can have a CBC checked. If your platelets are below normal, ask you OB to consider giving you IVIG which will increase your platelet count and tak... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aniket Saha
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology 16 years experience
Nonspecific test: D dimmers have a good negative predictive value which means that if it is normal, a clot can essentially be ruled out. However, it is a very non-speci... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aniket Saha
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology 16 years experience
Call your doctor: Notify your doctor as to what happened so that they can direct your accordingly.
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A female asked:
Dr. Aniket Saha
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology 16 years experience
Depends: The polycythemia may be affected depending on the underlying cause of it. The Von willebrand should not be an issue.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aniket Saha
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology 16 years experience
See doctor. : You may have an infection and need to see a doctor immediately.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aniket Saha
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology 16 years experience
Sometimes: Occasionally patients with sickle cell disease will have a splenectomy. It usually occurs if the spleen gets to large and it is life-threatening.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aniket Saha
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology 16 years experience
Not common: This is not a common age to get renal stones. Please ask your child's pediatrician for a referral to a pediatric urologist.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aniket Saha
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology 16 years experience
Runny nose, red eyes: Seasonal allergies in a 2 year old are not common but can include runny nose, congestion, watery red eyes, itchy eyes, pruritic rashes. Some children ... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aniket Saha
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology 16 years experience
Not sickle cell: Sickle cell disease is a problem with red blood cells. It should not cause you to have white spots on your stomach. Your dermatologist is right.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aniket Saha
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology 16 years experience
Nephrologist urology: In addition to her being seen by a pediatric urologist, I would recommend that she be evaluated by a pediatric nephrologist. At 3.5 yrs of age, many ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aniket Saha
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology 16 years experience
Risk is low: Usually if the mother is not O+, the risk of any issues related to jaundice are low in the baby. Like any other newborn, your child should also be wat... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aniket Saha
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology 16 years experience
Likely from chemo: A lot of regimens for ALL include steroids in the first few weeks. Steroids can cause this kind of pain after you stop taking them. If your doctor ga... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aniket Saha
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology 16 years experience
No its not: You should be ok. This is not a toxic dose at all for someone your weight and age.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aniket Saha
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology 16 years experience
Go to ER. : Headache is a 6 year old is concerning. If he has a fever, then it may be a serious infection and should be evaluated immediately in the closest emer... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aniket Saha
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology 16 years experience
Ignore: Ask your doctor about the options for a bone marrow transplant for you or your child.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aniket Saha
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology 16 years experience
No: You should not and cannot prescribe antibiotics to yourself. A physician has to do this. Also, the doctor has to actually diagnose you with a urinar... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aniket Saha
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology 16 years experience
Speech therapist: It depends on how long this has been going on for. If it is acute, then you have to worry about an acute neurologic cause. If its a long term problem... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aniket Saha
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology 16 years experience
No: The prothrombin time (PT) measures if the levels of Factor 7, a protein involved in clotting, is adequate. In a neonate, all such proteins or factors,... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aniket Saha
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology 16 years experience
Depends on disease: Thalassemia and sickle cell disease are the two most common hemoglobinopathies. They both have very different symptoms. Thal patients may have sympt... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aniket Saha
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology 16 years experience
Monitor her: If your baby is acting ok, then you could watch her. If she fell onto hard wood or a stone surface, then it's more concerning. If it's a carpet floor,... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aniket Saha
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology 16 years experience
Not that I know of: I don't believe there are any significant interactions between those two drugs
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aniket Saha
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology 16 years experience
Now: You can and should start brushing your child's teeth now. Use a non-fluoride containing toothpaste. Also try to schedule a visit to a Pediatric Denti... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aniket Saha
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology 16 years experience
Depends : It would depend on the other lab values in your complete blood count (CBC), the full differential count, your history, physical exam, other labs. Al... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aniket Saha
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology 16 years experience
Not likely: At the low doses that are generally prescribed, inhaled steroids are fairly well tolerated. You should ask your doctor about any possible long term g... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aniket Saha
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology 16 years experience
Uncommon: AML is common in older people and ALL is most common in kids. Both are curable but ALL has better outcomes. But not all AML are same. Many subgroups ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Aniket Saha
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology 16 years experience
Depends: It really depends on the stage of puberty that the young man is in.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aniket Saha
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology 16 years experience
Yes! Absolutely!: Childhood leukemia and lymphoma, for the most part, are very treatable diseases. Certain subgroups of patients have exceptional outcomes. But some d... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aniket Saha
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology 16 years experience
Yes: Your BP is normal for someone your age. No intervention is needed for this value. As always, you should eat healthy and exercise. This will help ke... Read More
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Testimonials
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Saha is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Saha is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you so much! My exhusband is concerned and refusing to administer the meds, I fear an emergency protection order is required, Have a great night
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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :) it was hard wood floor. I was there to catch her body not her head. th
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank you so much, and for your service

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

St. George's University School of Medicine, Grenada
Graduated 2007MD

Residency

WINTHROP-UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
Completed 2010

Awards

Third year resident of the year

Affiliations

Children's Oncology Group
American Society of Hematology (ASH)
American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
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