Sickle Cell Disease Center of Excellence
The Vanderbilt-Meharry-Matthew Walker Center of Excellence in Sickle Cell Disease is your medical home for life-long care and support from people who know your name. We bring together primary care providers and specialists from local institutions under one roof to treat individuals with sickle cell disease.
Services we offer
- Comprehensive, family-centered care
- Education and counseling
- Regularly scheduled visits and access to doctors, nurses, staff and family support between visits
- Evening and Saturday hours
- Community building activities and advocacy
Why Choose Care at Children's Hospital for Sickle Cell Disease
The Vanderbilt-Meharry-Matthew Walker Center of Excellence in Sickle Cell Disease is a federally funded program and a national leader in sickle cell treatment and research.
We offer comprehensive care for children and young adults living with sickle cell disease, including asthma treatment and lung function testing, heart screening, stroke screening and prevention, kidney health and eye exams.
The adult sickle cell disease clinic is integrated with our center. We are dedicated to making the transition from pediatric to adult care as seamless as possible.