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UConn Health / New England Sickle Cell Institute

Outpatient Pavilion, 4th Floor
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, Connecticut, United States
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The New England Sickle Cell Institute at UConn Health is a regional Adult Sickle Cell Center. It is dedicated to providing quality patient care to adults living with sickle cell disease with a focus on research, education and advocacy.

Making choices about your treatment can sometimes be difficult and you want to make sure you receive the best of care. As a patient at the New England Sickle Cell Institute, we provide full comprehensive sickle cell care that focuses on prevention as well as acute care. You will have access to a team of expert hematologists, pain management specialists, nurse practitioners, nurses, social workers, researchers, and a patient navigator that can assist you with the medical and emotional aspects of sickle cell disease. You are a team member in developing your plan of care.

Our Center offers simple care and exchange blood transfusions. We are the only site in the region to offer erythrocytapheresis. Other services include:
-Diagnosis of sickle cell disease, thalassemia, and other hemoglobinopathies
-Ongoing ambulatory care and treatment for patients with sickle cell disease
-Same day pain episode management utilizing a day hospital strategy
-Preventative health
-Individualized emergency room pain management plan
-Management of pain, iron overload and other sickle cell related complications

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