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Hematology/Oncology - 616.267.1925
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Hematology/Oncology - 616.267.1925

Delivering state-of-the-art, family-centered care with compassion and innovation has been the goal of our pediatric hematology/oncology department since it opened in 1989.

Today, we are one of the largest pediatric cancer programs in the Midwest and have a national reputation for excellence. We are also home to the only blood and bone marrow and stem cell transplant program in West Michigan.

We are a member of the National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP) and the distinguished Children's Oncology Group (COG), which gives our patients access to promising new therapies and the latest clinical trials.

We are a federally funded comprehensive hemophilia treatment center and participate in national childhood cancer treatment networks.

We offer monthly multidisciplinary clinics for bleeding disorders (second Wednesday of the month and annually in Traverse City), sickle-cell anemia (third Wednesday of the month), brain tumors (fourth Wednesday of the month), and after-care and transition (ACT), which offers follow-up care for cancer survivors (first and fourth Wednesday of the month).

To speak with any of our physicians about a referral, call 616.267.1925.

To make a referral, you can either:

  • Call us at 616.267.1925. We can complete the form over the phone and then fax it for your signature.
  • Fax completed referral form to 616.267.1005 and our scheduler will contact you and/or the patient.

Our comprehensive care includes, but is not limited to:

Acquired blood disorders

  • Aplastic anemia
  • Autoimmune hemolytic anemia
  • Idiopathic thrombocytopenia purpura

Bleeding disorders

  • Factor deficiencies
  • Hemophilia
  • Platelet disorders
  • Von Willebrand disease

Blood and bone marrow stem cell transplantation

Bone, muscle and soft-tissue sarcomas

Brain tumors

Germ cell tumors

Inherited blood disorders

  • Congenital aplastic anemia, including Fanconi anemia
  • Diamond-Blackfan anemia
  • Hereditary spherocytosis
  • Hemoglobinopathies, including thalassemia
  • Sickle-cell anemia

Leukemia

Lymphomas

Neuroblastomas

Other childhood cancers

Retinoblastomas

Wilms' tumor