We have pulled together teams of specialists with expertise in treating specific blood disorders, such as sickle cell disease, so that you can feel comforted that you’re receiving the best care. Learn more about our sickle cell program team.
When your child is diagnosed with a blood or bone marrow disorder, finding the right specialist is the first step in getting quality care, and we have the largest, most comprehensive team in the region. The pediatric hematology specialists at Children’s National are recognized leaders in the field and experts in caring for kids.
This combination of patient and family-focused care and medical expertise is one reason Children’s National is consistently rated among the top pediatric hospitals in the nation.
We provide inpatient and outpatient services to diagnose and treat a wide range of blood diseases and bone marrow disorders, including:
A multidisciplinary team of dedicated physicians, nurses, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, psychologists, social workers, and physical therapists provide specialized care to meet the unique needs of each child.
We believe care should be specific and unique to meet the needs of each child. To help meet those needs, children with certain conditions are followed through special programs at Children’s National, including:
"In the midst of every situation remember that there is no situation that you will face that you (along with your support team) are not well-equipped to handle."
Division Chief, Hematology, Oncology
Blood and Marrow Transplantation Specialist
Hematologist, Laboratory Medicine Specialist
Karen Smith Wong
Barbara Speller Brown
Youths with sickle cell disease who used hand-held computers to play game-like exercises that get harder as a user’s skill level rises improved their visuospatial working memory (WM).
We provide a healthcare experience designed with kids in mind, and delivers confidence and assurance when parents need it most.
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We see children from around the Washington, DC, area, nation, and world who need the specialized expertise and child-focused care we offer.
Our providers represent medical and surgical specialties, family practice, and general pediatrics.
Pediatric specialists work closely to ensure an integrated approach to caring for each child and family.
We value the network of referring physicians and staff and offers resources for medical education and referring patients.