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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