Dr Husni Habboush

Consultant Haematologist


Professional profile

I have been a Consultant Haematologist since 1988 serving both abroad as well as in the NHS.I was also a member of the teaching faculty of Kuwait University. In the NHS I served as Chairman of the South East Wales Haematology Network and a member of the Core Haematology Group. I co-authored the Welsh Guidelines for the management of Chronic Lymphatic Leukaemia. I was the Gwent Lead Clinician for Cancers and Cwm Tafs Chairman of the Thrombosis Committee

In collaboration with The Welsh Bone Marrow Registry introduced Bone Marrow Harvesting to St. Joseph’s Hospital thereby providing Bone Marrow donations to various national and international Bone Marrow Transplantation Centres"                                                                                                               

I am very keen to keep up-to-date with the recent developments in my speciality and regularly attend national and international meetings.

British Society for Haematology
American Society for Haematology
European Haematology Association

I enjoy Jazz music and is a fan of the great artists of the Golden Era of the 40s - 60s. I am also an avid reader especially enjoying biographies.

Travel is very pleasurable especially if it is combined with some history

Lymphomas/Cancers of the lymph nodes
Chronic Leukaemias
Thrombophilia and clotting disorders
Iron Overload Disorders
Thrombocytopenia/Bleeding Disorders
Therapeutic Phlebotomy
Diagnostic Bone Marrow Examination

  1. Khan IJ AzamNA Sullivan SC Habboush HW Christian A Necrobiotic Xanthogranuloma successfully treated with a combination of dexamethasone and oral cyclophosphamide Canad. J. Ophthalmol. 2009 44(33): 335-6 
  2. Loughran D Beale L Lodge F Habboush HW Stock D Whipples in the valleys: A case of Whipples with thrombocytopenia and endocarditis. J Clin Pathol 2014  67(5):445-8
  3. H W Habboush and P Bentley The Welsh National Guidelines for the management of Chronic Lymphatic Lekaemia Welsh Government publication 2000
  4. H W Habboush et al.  Constrictive pericarditis in Chronic Lymphatic Leukaemia. Clin. Lab. Haem. (1996)18 117 - 119.
  5. H W Habboush N P Lucie R M Mackie J Ashworth and M Turbitt.  Follicular Mucinosis Mycosis Fungoides and Acute Myeloid Leukaemia.  J. Clin. Path (1990) 43 (4): 347

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