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Transfusion Medicine

Transfusion medicine specialists provide a wide range of consultative services to many areas of our Medical Center including our Level I Trauma Center and our transplant program. We bring blood products and services to our patients with bleeding disorders.

Services include:

  • Blood donation
  • Consultations for patients with blood disorders
  • Peripheral blood stem cell collection for marrow transplantation
  • Therapeutic phlebotomy
  • Therapeutic apheresis

Areas of special expertise include:

  • Care of patients with sickle cell disease
  • Clinical consultations for anemias and other abnormalities of the blood counts
  • Clinical consultations for blood clotting disorders
  • Evaluation and management of failure to respond to blood product transfusion
  • Evaluation and management of transfusion reactions
  • Provision of routine and specialized products for transfusion
  • Treatment of iron overload and polycythemia

Please note: Latex Balloons No Longer Allowed at Medical Center

Due to allergic reactions to latex and the possible choking hazard for our pediatric patients, these balloons are no longer allowed. Mylar balloons are acceptable to bring into the hospital. 


Available Locations:

UMass Memorial Medical Center -
University Campus
Blood Donor Center

55 Lake Avenue North,
Worcester, MA 01655

Contact Transfusion Medicine

Telephone: 508-421-1950