Naomi Luban, MD Hematologist, Laboratory Medicine Specialist

Bio

Biography

Naomi L. Luban, MD, is Chair of the IRB, the Medical Director of the Office of Protection of Human Subjects at Children's National Health System, Director of the Blood Donor Center, Associate Program Director for the General Clinical Research Center, and Vice Chair for Faculty Affairs at Children's National. She has been an attending physician at Children’s National for more than 30 years.

Dr. Luban has published more than 140 peer-reviewed journal articles and more than 40 book chapters. She has edited seven texts in pediatric transfusion medicine and is an editorial board member for Transfusion and the American Journal of Hematology. In addition, Dr. Luban is a peer-reviewer for Transfusion, JAMA, Immunohematology, The Journal of Pediatrics, and Pediatric Blood and Cancer, among others.

Currently, Dr. Luban is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Chair of the Committee on Blood Disorders in Childhood of the American Society of Hematology, and a member of the Board of Trustees of the American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology.

Her clinical interests are focused in inherited platelet disorders and hemophilia.

Dr. Luban lives in Maryland and has two children.

Patient Stories

Patient Stories: Naomi Luban

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Staci's Story

"As a parent/caretaker, you want to fight with every ounce of fight that you have. It's normal and necessary to help you feel like you are fighting right along with your precious baby."

News

News

Naomi Luban, MD, Discusses Importance of Blood Transfusion Protocols

Naomi L.C. Luban, MD, Chief of Transfusion Medicine at Children’s National Health System, discusses with AABB News the importance of healthcare institutions establishing standard protocols and strategies to minimize the risk of complications for pediatric patients needing blood transfusions.

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