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.
"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."
Vice President, Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders
Blood and Marrow Transplantation Specialist
Division Chief, Blood and Marrow Transplantation
Hematologist, Laboratory Medicine Specialist
Karen Smith Wong
Barbara Speller Brown
Children’s National sees children from around the Washington, DC, metropolitan region, nation, and world who need the kind of specialized expertise and child-focused care we offer.
We take a team approach to care, where all specialties and departments are totally integrated to offer the best care for each patient and family. Our team collaborates with specialists in other departments to offer the best care possible.
At Children’s National, we believe that comprehensive care for children also includes support for their families. We do everything possible to take care of your family’s emotional, spiritual, and logistical needs.
We value the network of referring physicians and staff and offers resources for medical education and referring patients.