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University of Maryland Medical Center

22. S. Greene St.
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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The University of Maryland Medical Center has two adult hematologists who specialize in caring for patients with sickle cell disease. These physicians see patients in the hematology clinic in Stoler Pavilion located on the first floor of the main hospital. As sickle cell disease can involve many areas of a person’s health, a comprehensive approach to care is often required. The hematologists at UMMC are joined by a multidisciplinary team of cardiologists, orthopedic surgeons, and emergency medicine physicians to facilitate coordinated care. Adult hematology at UMMC works closely with pediatric hematology to assist in a smooth transition to adult care. Treatments provided at UMMC for sickle cell disease include: -Regular examinations, including tests and immunizations -Red blood cell exchange -Bone marrow transplant (hematopoietic stem cell transplantation) -Hydroxyurea -Infusion center services location at the Coordinated Care Center (C3) -Clinical trials, in which new therapies not yet widely available are tested against standard treatments

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