Blood Disorders
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Blood Disorders : Sickle Cell Program

Our pediatric sickle cell program offers comprehensive services to patients diagnosed with a hemoglobinopathy. The sickle cell team consists of the following health care providers:

  • Pediatrician specializing in sickle cell disease
  • Pediatric hematologist
  • Nurse coordinator
  • Nurse community case manager
  • Social workers
  • Psychologist
  • Nutritionist
  • Representatives from other disciplines, as needed

The program also is actively involved in developing new therapies, including a clinical drug trial with Hydroxyurea and a bone marrow transplantation program for sickle cell disease, and participates in national trials such as the Preoperative Transfusion Study, sponsored by the National Institutes of Health.

Our Services

  • Newborn screening
  • Sickle cell clinic
  • Transfusion clinic
  • Community case management
  • Inpatient consultation

Location & Contact Information

New patients: 843-792-1414
Established patients: 843-876-0444

Downtown Charleston
Rutledge Tower, Third Floor
135 Rutledge Avenue
Charleston, SC 29425