- 2 Board certified
- 4 Reviews
- Average rating is 2.5 stars
- Average wait time is 16 minutes
Top Hematologists in Independence, MO
19550 E 39th St S
Independence, MO 64057
- Internal Medicine
- Hematology & Oncology
- Medical Oncology
- 35 years experience
- Completed fellowship
- 3 star hospital
- 3 star medical school
A hematology specialist is an expert in disorders of the blood, the blood forming organs and bone marrow. These doctors diagnose, treat and work to prevent diseases that affect the production of blood and its components, as well as the ability of the blood to perform its many functions, such as coagulation and carrying oxygen to the lungs and tissue.
Hematologists diagnose and treat blood disorders, such as anemia, hemophilia, leukemia, sickle cell anemia, deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism.
Depending on the condition, hematology specialists may treat a patient with a blood transfusion, stem cell transplantation, bone marrow transplant, radiotherapy, anticoagulation therapy or medication.
The area of Independence, MO has a population of approximately 123,373 people. There are 2 hematologists near Independence, which gives it a ratio of 1 hematologist per 61,687 residents or a ratio of 1 hematologist per 25,570 households. There are 51,139 households in Independence.