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If your child is diagnosed with a pediatric blood disorder, Nemours’ pediatric hematology experts are here to help. Our board-certified hematologists (pediatric hematology doctors who specialize in conditions of the blood) evaluate, diagnose, and treat all types of blood disorders in children, including sickle cell anemia.
Our family-centered approach focuses on your whole child, not just the blood disorder. In addition to specialized treatments, we offer complementary therapies to help minimize your child’s fears about what’s to come next. Our highly-trained team of doctors, pediatric hematology nurses, social workers, psychologists, and others on your child’s care team will help guide you throughout your child’s treatments.
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When your child is diagnosed with a blood disorder, it’s reassuring to know you can find expert care for your child close to home. At Nemours duPont Pediatrics, Lancaster, children with blood disorders are seen and cared for by one of our board-certified pediatric hematology doctors from Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, DE.
This expert offers an extension of our care once a month to children with all types of blood disorders (including sickle cell disease and bone marrow failure), providing initial consultation and convenient follow-up visits.
If your child needs inpatient treatment (a hospital stay) for a blood disorder, our specialist will care for your child at duPont Hospital for Children.
We may know how to treat your child’s condition, but no one knows your child better than you. That’s why we want you to be an active participant in the decision-making process for your child’s treatment. We’ll explain every step in easily understandable terms, present all options (including alternative methods), and invite your input.
Whatever you’re facing, know that at Nemours we do whatever it takes to give your child the very best, most compassionate treatment possible. We treat every child as we would our own — your child, our promise.