Nalini Janakiraman MD

Nalini Janakiraman, MD

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Specialties: Hematology & Oncology

Board Certification and Education

Board Certifications

  • ABMS Internal Medicine - Medical Oncology
  • ABMS Internal Medicine - Hematology
  • ABMS Internal Medicine

Medical School

  • Stanley Medical College, 1969

Residencies & Internships

  • Henry Ford Hospital, Internal Medicine, MI, 1983


  • Henry Ford Hospital, Oncology, MI, 1981
  • Henry Ford Hospital, Oncology, MI, 1984

About Me


English, Tamil




I specialize in Lymphoma, Multiple Myeloma and Bone Marrow Transplant.

Director of Henry Ford Bone Marrow Stem Cell Transplantation program

Nalini Janakiraman, M.D., is founder and director of Henry Ford’s Bone Marrow Stem Cell Transplantation program. Since its inception more than a decade ago, the program has seen tremendous growth under Dr. Janakiraman’s leadership. She completed a fellowship in hematology at Wayne County General Hospital, as well as fellowships in hematology and oncology at Henry Ford Hospital. Her internal medicine residency also was at Henry Ford. Dr. Janakiraman is a graduate of Stanley Medical College in Madras, India.

She is board certified in internal medicine, medical oncology and hematology. She led Henry Ford’s Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT) Committee in developing standard operating procedures and guidelines for the bone marrow transplant program and was instrumental in securing FACT accreditation for Henry Ford Hospital in March 2006.

Awards and Honors
Government of India Merit Scholarship for M.B.B.S., 1963 - 1967
Government of India Merit Scholarship for M.D., 1971 - 1974
Gold Medal in the Prize Examination, M.D., 1974

Professional Societies:
Member, Southwest Oncology Group, 1986 - present
Member, American Society of Clinical Oncology, 1987 - present
Member, American Society of Hematology, 1988 - present
Member, American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation, 1995 - present
Member, International Society for Hematotherapy and Graft Engineering, 1995 - present



Henry Ford Hospital
2799 West Grand Blvd.
Detroit, MI 48202

Hospital Privileges

  • Henry Ford Hospital
  • Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital