Dr. Rakhi Naik is an Associate Professor of Medicine and is the Associate Director for Hematology for the Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program at Johns Hopkins University. She holds an undergraduate degree in Biomedical & Electrical Engineering from Duke University, an M.D. with Honors in Research from Cornell University, and a Masters in Health Science (MHS) from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She completed her Internal Medicine Residency and Hematology Fellowship training at Johns Hopkins, where she also served as Assistant Chief of Service (Chief Resident).
Dr. Naik specializes in the treatment of adult patients with wide-array of non-malignant hematologic diseases, including autoimmune cytopenias, coagulation disorders, hemoglobinopathies, and myeloid disorders. Her primary research expertise is in sickle cell disease and sickle cell trait.
Dr. Naik is an active member of the American Society of Hematology (ASH) Committee on Training and serves on the ASH Recruitment and Retention Workforce, which aims to increase trainee recruitment into non-malignant hematology. In her role as Associate Program Director for Hematology, she runs one of the only single-board hematology fellowship programs in the United States.