Blood Disorders (Hematology -non-cancerous)

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About

If you or your child has sickle cell disease, hemophilia, Von Willebrand disease or another bleeding or clotting disorder, you aren’t looking for just any doctor. You want a hematology specialist who’s an expert in your disease and can offer the latest in diagnosis and treatment options. A compassionate attitude and attention to your unique needs also helps.

University of Minnesota Physicians offers the expertise and compassionate, coordinated care you’re looking for. Since 1977, we’ve improved the quality of life for people with hemophilia, deep vein thrombosis and other bleeding and clotting disorders.

In addition to providing a wide range of services from our convenient location on campus in Minneapolis, our hematology doctors, in their roles as faculty in the University of Minnesota Medical School, participate in leading-edge research, bringing the most effective approaches to diagnosis, prevention and treatment to their patients in the clinic. 

Conditions we treat

We provide specialty care for (but not limited to):

• Anemia
• Antiphospholipid antibody syndrome
• Antithrombin 3 deficiency
• Bleeding tendencies
• Blood clots
• Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)
• Factor V Leiden
• Hemangiomas
• Hemophilia
• High or low blood counts
• Immunologic disorders
• Protein C & S deficiency
• Pulmonary embolism (PE)
• Sickle cell anemia/thalassemia
• Thrombosis
• von Willebrand disease

Featured clinics and services

Sickle Cell Clinic
UMPhysicians offers the only clinic in the Twin Cities that focuses exclusively on the needs of adults with sickle cell disease: Sickle Cell Clinic

Hemophilia Treatment Center
Federally-funded Hemophilia Treatment Center. Our doctors provide comprehensive, state-of-the-art hemophilia care in one facility – the Center for Bleeding and Clotting Disorders, part of a nationwide network of Hemophilia Treatment Centers.

Pharmacy services
Extensive pharmacy services. Pharmaceutical care plays a key role in managing bleeding and clotting disorders. We work closely with Fairview Pharmacy Services to give you convenient access to a wide selection of factor products, home infusion services and other specialized services at low pricing available only to Hemophilia Treatment Centers.

Treatments

Clinics & Providers

Specialty highlights

A team approach
You’ll work with a hematologist and a nurse coordinator, and your care team might also include professionals from several disciplines – such as social work, physical therapy, genetics, dentistry, infectious disease, orthopedics and primary care.

Leading research
Gene therapy for bleeding and clotting disorders. Our doctors are studying the use of gene therapy – replacing or “turning off” defective genes -- to treat sickle disease and hemophilia.

Universal Data Collection (UDC) Study
This nationwide project monitors the health of people with hemophilia, von Willebrand Disease and other bleeding disorders, and helps track the safety of the U.S. blood supply.

Nationwide research network
The Center for Bleeding and Clotting Disorders is one of more than 140 centers in a nationwide expert network for patients with bleeding and clotting disorders. The Hemophilia Treatment Centers collaborate with each other and with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to conduct research studies.


 
 

Central Scheduling: 612.672.7422

Provider Referrals: 612.672.7000

Administrative Offices: 612.884.0600
 

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