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 46 specialists practicing Pediatric Hematology & Oncology in Virginia with an overall average rating of 3.9 stars. There are 6 hospitals in Virginia with affiliated Pediatric Hematology & Oncology specialists, including University Hospital, Children's National Hospital and Inova Fairfax Hospital.