Our Approach To Sickle Cell Disease in Children

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What Sets Us Apart

Experts at Hassenfeld Children's Hospital of New York at NYU Langone provide family-centered, comprehensive care for children with sickle cell disease. This inherited blood disorder can cause painful episodes due to reduced blood flow to the limbs and organs and other potentially serious complications.

A team of experts—including blood, brain, and lung specialists as well as genetic counselors, physical and occupational therapists, social workers, and psychologists—cares for children with sickle cell disease and their families. They work together to ensure that your child’s immediate and long-term needs are met, every step of the way, throughout childhood and beyond.

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Our experts provide the best care possible for children with conditions ranging from minor illnesses to complex, more serious conditions.Learn More

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We foster partnerships with patients and families, encouraging open, effective communication during the diagnosis, treatment, and recovery process.Learn More

Treatment at NYU Langone

Our doctors use medications, blood transfusions, sophisticated radiology tests, and a variety of supportive treatments to manage symptoms and prevent complications in children with sickle cell disease.

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