A pediatric hematologist-oncologist specializes in researching, diagnosing and treating blood disorders and cancer in children. Pediatric hematologist-oncologists care for children with blood conditions, such as anemia and bleeding disorders, and cancers, such as brain cancer and leukemia. They often work as part of a healthcare team that includes surgeons, radiologists, pathologists, nurses, and social workers.
A pediatric hematologist-oncologist typically:
There are 3085 specialists practicing Pediatric Hematology & Oncology in the United States with an overall average rating of 4.4 stars. There are 310 hospitals in the United States with affiliated Pediatric Hematology & Oncology specialists, including Boston Children's Hospital, Dana - Farber Cancer Institute and NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center.