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Keith Quirolo, MD

Healthcare Provider
Clinical Director of Apheresis
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland
747 52nd Street
Oakland, California, United States

Dr. Keith Quirolo is a pediatrician in Oakland, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Alta Bates Summit Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland. He received his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and has been in practice for more than 20 years. Dr. Quirolo is an expert on sickle cell disease and thalassemia.

Dr. Quirolo is the author or co-author of 14 peer-reviewed journal articles and a frequent speaker on sickle cell disease and transfusion. He serves on the Blood Advisory Committee of the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, part of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This committee approved Exjade in 2005, the first oral iron-chelator that removes excess iron, and advises the FDA on blood transfusion science.


  • Sickle cell disease
  • Thalassemia
  • Apheresis

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