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.
Our Division of Hematology is one of the largest pediatric hematology programs in the country. Our pediatric hematology specialists are recognized leaders in the field, which helps us deliver advanced care for rare conditions, such as anemia, hemophilia and histiocyte disorders. In addition, our team of physicians and therapists are experts in caring for kids. We have our own blood bank and we are a nationally recognized buddy program for our chronically transfused patients with sickle cell anemia.
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:
For more information or to make an appointment, call us at 202-476-7060. Your appointment may be available as a telehealth visit - for new and existing patients.
When Maura was born in 1978, her parents struggled to find someone who could provide answers for her health anomalies. But when they visited Children’s National and began seeing Naomi Luban, M.D., she was able to diagnose and treat Maura for hereditary spherocytosis. Little did Maura know their paths would cross again in 2009 when Maura's son Vincent was also diagnosed for hereditary spherocytosis.
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
Director, Comprehensive Sickle Cell Disease Program
Director, Comprehensive Hemostasis and Thrombosis Program Hematologist
Director, Therapeutic Apheresis Program Hematologist
Vice Chair, Faculty AffairsMedical Director, Office for Protection of Human Subjects
Palliative Care Specialist
Division Chief, Blood and Marrow Transplantation
Director, Hematology and Coagulation LaboratoryAssociate Director, Transfusion Medicine
Director, Laboratory Support Services Associate Director, Transfusion Medicine
Director, Psychology and Patient Care Services for CCBDPsychologist
Barbara Speller Brown