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Michael U. Callaghan, MD

Healthcare Provider
Sickle Center
3901 Beaubien Boulevard
Detroit, Michigan, United States

Dr. Callaghan is Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Childrens Hospital of Michigan General Pediatrics. He is also the Director at Sickle Cell Center. He graduated from the Wayne State University School of Medicine in 2003. He works in Detroit, MI, and specializes in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology. Dr. Callaghan is affiliated with Childrens Hospital of Michigan and Saint Joseph Mercy Oakland.

Dr.Callaghan cares for more than 100 children and adults with hemophilia and has served as Medical Director of Camp Bold Eagle hemophilia camp. He participates in basic, translational, and clinical research. Dr Callaghan has authored or coauthored over 50 peer-reviewed articles that have been published in journals such as Haemophilia, Blood, Nature Genetics, and The New England Journal of Medicine. He is the previous recipient of the John Penner Award from the Hemophilia Foundation of Michigan and has been featured in Top Doctors in America.




Clinical interests:

Bleeding Disorders

Hemophilia and its Complications

von Willebrand Disease ITP and other immune cytopenias


Congenital bone marrow failure

Sickle cell disease



Research interests:

Clotting factor inhibitors

New Coagulation

Unfolded Protein Response

Translational hematology and early clinical trials with emphasis on drug discovery

Sickle cell disease


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