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The Penn State Health Approach to Hematology

The hematology team at Penn State Health provides expert care for non-malignant blood disorders and bleeding and clotting disorders. You can get attention for anemia and blood clots, as well as inherited bleeding disorders like hemophilia.

As the only academic medical center in central Pennsylvania, we offer a level of expertise you can’t find anywhere else nearby. Our experts treat a full range of blood disorders, including rare blood diseases. And, we can offer the latest approaches — including promising new therapies only available through clinical trials.

We explain all your treatment options and design a treatment that’s tailored to your needs.

Complete Care for a Full Range of Blood Disorders

Our hematologists treat a wide range of conditions that affect the blood — from iron-deficiency anemia to blood clots in areas where they don’t usually form. They work closely with cancer specialists to treat blood cancers, such as leukemia and lymphoma.

We provide sophisticated testing, diagnosis, risk assessment, counseling and management of a full spectrum of bleeding and clotting disorders. We also make sure you have all the information you need to prevent problems and stay healthy. You get personal attention from an experienced blood disorders team that’s focused on keeping you healthy.

Support Groups

Blood Cancer Support Group

All patients and family members affected by leukemia, lymphoma, and myeloma are invited to join us for an evening of support, friendly conversation and refreshments...

All patients and family members affected by leukemia, lymphoma, and myeloma are invited to join us for an evening of support, friendly conversation and refreshments. Please come and share your challenges, concerns and thoughts with others who have similar experiences.

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Experts in Care

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Why Choose Penn State Health for Hematology

People choose us for our advanced, comprehensive care of blood disorders.

Nationally Recognized Care for Blood Disorders

Penn State Health offers unmatched evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of blood diseases. You can get trusted, leading-edge care for a wide range of blood disorders right here in your community. These are just a few reasons why families choose us:

  • Our hematologists and consistently recognized among the Best Doctors in America®.
  • You can get specialized testing for bleeding and clotting disorders in our hematology lab.
  • We’re one of only 145 hemophilia treatment centers in the nation and the only center between Philadelphia and Pittsburgh.
  • We provide a medical home for people with inherited bleeding disorders such as hemophilia and von Willebrand disease. This approach offers complete care through a partnership between patients, care providers and families.

Expert, Team-Based Care Designed for You

Our dedicated team includes hematologists, nurses, lab technologists, physical therapists and social workers. Our hematologists are board-certified in internal medicine and have additional certification in hematology. 

We work closely with specialists in cancer, physical therapy, nutrition, genetic counseling, pain management and other areas to make sure you get the care and attention you need. You get a treatment plan that offers you the best possible results.

Hematology Research and Clinical Trials

We’re dedicated to improving the care and quality of life of people with blood diseases. Our hematology team is exploring ways to enhance care in hemophilia, treatment-resistant aplastic anemia and other blood disorders. Learn more about our clinical trials is right for you.

Conditions Treated

  • Abnormal blood cell counts
  • Anemia
  • Antiphospholipid syndrome
  • Antithrombin deficiency
  • Blood cancers
  • Bleeding disorders
  • Blood clotting disorders (thrombophilia)
  • Deep vein thrombosis
  • Factor V Leiden
  • Hemophilia
  • Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP)
  • Leukemia
  • Lymphoma
  • Myeloma
  • Polycythemia
  • Protein C deficiency
  • Protein S deficiency
  • Prothrombin G 20210A mutation
  • Pulmonary embolism
  • von Willebrand disease

Convenient Locations

Find the care your family needs, close to home, at one of our many locations throughout central Pennsylvania.