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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 serious condition like a blood disorder, it’s reassuring to know you can find expert care close to home. At Nemours duPont Pediatrics, Egg Harbor Township, children with blood disorders such as hemophilia, sickle cell disease, and others are cared for by our board-certified pediatric hematologists from Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, DE.
Each month, our experts offer an extension of our care, providing initial consultation and convenient follow-up visits to children diagnosed with blood disorders. And, if your child needs to be hospitalized for treatment, our specialists will care for your child at Nemours duPont Pediatrics at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, City Campus or duPont Hospital for Children.
Blood disorders are diseases of the blood including:
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.