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K.H. Ramesh, American geneticist, researcher. Certified clinical cytogenetics Department Health New York State. Member American Society Human Genetics, American Association for the Advancement of Science.


Ramesh, K.H. was born on February 5, 1956 in Bangalore, Karnataka, India. Came to the United States, 1986. Son of Hanumantha Chetty and Jayalakshimi Shetty.

K H Ramesh a native of Bangalore, and an alumnus of Bangalore University & Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, obtained his Doctoral Degree in Human Cancer Cytogenetics under the guidance of Professors M Krishna Bhargava, MD and B. N. Chowdaiah, Ph.D. He moved to the US in 1986 and completed his Clinical Cytogenetics training under the guidance of world renowned geneticist Avery Sandberg, MD at Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY. At present he is the Director of Cancer CytoGenomics and Associate Professor of Pathology at Montefiore Medical Center & Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY. He is a Board Certified Clinical Cytogeneticist and a Diplomate of the American Board of Medical Genetics & Genomics, and Fellow of the American College of Medical Genetics & Genomics. His expertise is in genetic testing of leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma and soft and solid tumors. His interests include global education, football, and music.


Bachelor of Science, Government Science College, Bangalore, India, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy, Bangalore University, 1991. Diploma in Public Relations, Bangalore University, 1978.

Master of Science, Central College, Bangalore, 1980.


Research affiliate Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, 1986-1988. Research associate Southwest biomedical Research Institute, Scottsdale, Arizona, 1988-1989. Professor research assistant Health Science Center University Colorado, Denver, 1989-1991.

Assistant professor Kidwai Memorial Institute Oncology, Bangalore, 1991-1992. Cytogeneticist Genzyme Genetics, Yonkers, New York, 1992-1994, Long Is. College Hospital, Brooklyn, 1994-1995.

Associate dir.asst. professor Albert Einstein College Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, since 1995. Consultant geneticist New York Medical College, Valhalla, since 1994. Laboratory director Department Health New York State, Albany, since 1995.


  • Certified clinical cytogenetics Department Health New York State.

    Diplomate, American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ABMGG)

    Fellow American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (FACMGG)

    Adjunct Associate Professor, MD Anderson Cancer Center, TX. USA


  • Other Work

    • Editorial board Cancer Genetics and Cytogenetics, since 1992, Cell Genetics and Cytogenetics, since 1995. Contributor chapter to book.


American Society of Human Genetics and Genomics (ASHGG)

American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMGG)

American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ABMGG)

New York State Society of Pathologists (NYSSPATH)

Doctors Without Boarders [Field Member]


  • Philosophers & Thinkers


  • Politicians

    Mahthma Gandhi & Hillary Clinton

  • Writers

    M K Gandhi

  • Artists

    Ravi Verma

  • Sport & Clubs

    Chelsea Football Club

    New York City Football Club

  • Athletes

    Usain Bolt and Christiano Ronaldo

  • Other Interests

    Jogging, collecting bottle corks as a reminder of celebrations.

  • Music & Bands

    Pink Floyd, Freddy Mercury, David Bowie, Bob Dylan, Credence Clearwater Revival


Married Chandrika Sreekantaiah, February 18, 1991. Children: Amrita, Brinda.

Hanumantha Chetty

Jayalakshimi Shetty

Chandrika Sreekantaiah

Amrita Ramesh

Brinda Ramesh