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Hematology

Our Hematology Program offers compassionate, comprehensive, family-centered care for children and young adults with blood cell disorders, bleeding disorders and clotting disorders. We provide education and counseling, and connect you with advocacy programs here in Nashville and across the nation. We'll also let you know if your child may be eligible to participation in a Vanderbilt clinical trial or research.

Meet Your Care Team

Michael R. Debaun

Michael R. DebaunMD, MPH

    Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Sickle Cell Disease
Heather L. McDaniel
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4.6

Heather L. McDanielMD, MSCI

    General Hematology and Oncology, Hemostasis and Thrombosis, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Jennifer A. Murdock

Jennifer A. MurdockMD

    Blood Banking and Transfusion Medicine
Emmanuel J. Volanakis
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4.5

Emmanuel J. VolanakisMD

    Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Sickle Cell Disease
Allison P. Wheeler

Allison P. WheelerMD, MSCI

    General Hematology and Oncology, Hematology, Hemostasis and Thrombosis, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Karina L. Wilkerson
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4.8

Karina L. WilkersonNP

    Hematology

Why Choose Care at Children's Hospital for Pediatric Hematology

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    Recognized care

    Vanderbilt offers a nationally recognized, federally funded Hemophilia Treatment Center (HTC). Our clinic is part of a network of about 140 HTCs in the United States. National studies show that children treated at HTCs spend less time in the hospital, less time away from school, and have better outcomes and lower healthcare costs.

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    Sickle Cell Disease Center of Excellence

    The Vanderbilt-Meharry-Matthew Walker Center of Excellence in Sickle Cell Disease is a nationally recognized program that brings together primary care providers and specialists from local institutions to treat individuals with sickle cell disease under one roof.

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    Vascular Malformation Team

    We are part of the only multidisciplinary Vascular Malformation Team in middle Tennessee. This team consists of providers from Pediatric Hematology, Otolaryngology, Dermatology, Cardiology, Surgery, Genetics, Interventional Radiology, and Diagnostic Radiology.

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    Comprehensive care

    We offer a comprehensive program for care of children with bleeding, clotting, or blood cell disorders within our clinic as well as throughout the hospital. Our team consists of physicians, clinical nurses, case managers, social workers, child life specialists, and pharmacists. All team members work to provide complete care and education for you and your children as you navigate hematologic concerns.

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    Experienced care

    Our medical professionals and family support team members have experience and special interest in caring for children and young adults with blood disorders. We work closely with your family to determine the best treatment options and approach.

Location

2200 Children's Way, 6th Floor
Nashville, TN 37232
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