Lees Summit Hematologists
- 19 Board certified
- 5 Award winners
- 49 Reviews
- Average rating is 3.3 stars
- Average wait time is 18.5 minutes
What are Hematology Doctors?
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 Lees Summit, MO has a population of approximately 288,447 people. There are 20 hematologists near Lees Summit, which gives it a ratio of 1 hematologist per 14,422 residents or a ratio of 1 hematologist per 5,452 households. There are 109,041 households in Lees Summit.