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When something is wrong with your blood, it can affect your overall health. Depend on Essentia's hematologists for expert diagnosis and treatment of blood disorders. We offer a wide array of treatments; and fortunately, even the rarest of blood disorders are treatable.
A hematologist is a doctor with specialized training in the diagnosis and treatment of blood diseases and blood cancers such as iron-deficiency anemia, hemophilia, sickle-cell disease, leukemia, and lymphoma.
If your primary care provider refers you for hematology services, you'll meet with one of our specialists who will:
See the full list of conditions we treat, and select a condition to find providers and locations near you.
Turn to Essentia's hematologists for expert treatment of blood cancers, including:
Your cancer care team will include hematology and oncology specialists, as well as nurses trained to administer treatments like chemotherapy. Read more about Essentia’s cancer care services.
If your blood doesn't have enough healthy red blood cells or hemoglobin, the cells in your body will not get enough oxygen and you can develop anemia.
A simple blood test can be used to diagnose anemia. Talk to your primary doctor if you have the following symptoms:
Your primary care doctor may refer you to a hematologist to determine possible causes, explain treatment options, and help you manage your symptoms long-term.
If your care plan includes getting medicine or healthy blood cells through an IV, rely on Essentia to provide infusion services in a safe and comfortable environment.
Talk to your doctor to see if you may be eligible to participate in a research study through the Essentia Institute of Rural Health. By participating in a clinical study, you may have access to treatments, medications and medical devices that are not widely available.
You’ll need a referral from your primary care provider or a specialist for this service.