Hematology is a discipline within Internal Medicine that focuses on the study of blood and bone marrow in health and disease. Our physicians mentor medical students in treating patients with vascular diseases and blood cancers.
The field includes study of the following:
- Hemoglobinopathy- abnormalities in the globin chains of the hemoglobin molecules, including diseases such as thalassemia and sickle-cell anemia.
- Anemia – a deficiency in the hemoglobin level of the blood
- Hemostasis Disorders and Hemorrhaging – diseases that cause thrombophilia or hemorrhaging including problems in coagulation factors, platelet and congenital thrombophilia diseases
- Blood Bank – blood transfusions including platelets, plasma and blood donations
- Cancer-Related Hematology –diagnosis and treatment of different cancer types (such as leukeumia) of the marrow bone, peripheral blood, lymph nodes, liver and spleen.
- Marrow Bone Transplant – transplants of the marrow bone and stem cell