Comprehensive Center for Bleeding Disorders
Children's Hospital of Wisconsin and the BloodCenter of Wisconsin worked together to form the Comprehensive Center for Bleeding Disorders which serves children and adults throughout Wisconsin, upper Michigan and northern Illinois. The center provides a variety of services, including diagnostic and specialized tests, physician consultation, ongoing medical management and genetic counseling.
The Comprehensive Center for Bleeding Disorders team actively follows more than 200 hemophilia patients, and more than 1,500 patients with von Willebrand disease, platelet function defects, and other rare coagulation problems. More than 1,000 patients with clotting disorders also are followed through this clinic.
We provide an integrated approach to the diagnosis and management of these disorders. The team consists of hematologists, hemophilia and coagulation nurse coordinators, a medical financial counselor, social worker, genetics associate and a clinical research coordinator.
Clinical services provided
- Diagnostic testing.
- Ongoing medical management of patients.
- Genetic counseling.
- Educational programs.
Comprehensive Center for Bleeding Disorders faculty and staff are very involved in ongoing research into the causes and treatment of sickle cell disease.
Multidisciplinary team members
Health care providers and scientists from a variety of departments assist the team:
- Social services.
- Clinical psychometerists.
- Emergency medicine.
- Pain Managment.
- Transfusion Medicine.
- Internal Medicine.
- Pediatric Surgery.
- Primary clinical scientists.