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.
Children’s National offers the largest, most comprehensive blood disorders (hematology) team in the Washington, DC area. We are home to some of the world’s leading hematology experts, which helps us deliver advanced care for rare conditions, such as histiocyte disorders.
Children have complex blood clotting systems that change as they grow. At Children’s National, our understanding of pediatric blood disorders and the many ways in which they affect your child’s well-being helps us deliver the best care.
Highlights of our program include:
With outpatient care locations throughout the Washington, DC metropolitan area, we make it easy for your child to get the care he or she needs. In fact, our Montgomery County Outpatient Center receives more than 1,700 visits a year.
For more information or to make an appointment, call us at 202-476-7060, or meet the team.
Saved by a bone marrow donation from her brother, Davis, and strengthened by a personalized T-cell therapy post transplant, Molly’s life is back on track and she’s dancing again.
Division Chief, Hematology
Vice President, Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders
Blood and Marrow Transplantation Specialist
Director, Comprehensive Hemostasis and Thrombosis Program Hematologist
Division Chief, Blood and Marrow Transplantation
Hematologist Laboratory Medicine Specialist
Barbara Speller Brown
Director, Comprehensive Sickle Cell Disease Program
Associate Director, Transfusion Medicine Director, Hematology Laboratory
Director, Coagulation Laboratory Associate Director, Transfusion Medicine
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The Comprehensive Sickle Cell Disease Program at Children’s National invites you to learn more about recent breakthroughs that help families manage sickle cell disease while living life to the fullest.
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