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About Dr. Silvat W Sheikh-Fayyaz
Dr. Silvat W Sheikh-Fayyaz, MD is a Doctor primarily located in New Hyde Park, NY. She has 36 years of experience. Her specialties include Hematology and Pathology. Dr. Sheikh-Fayyaz is affiliated with Steven & Alexandra Cohen Children's Medical Center of New York. She speaks English.
Dr. Silvat W Sheikh-Fayyaz has the following 2 specialties
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.
A pathologist is a physician who specializes in the causes and paths taken by different diseases in order to accurately diagnose an illness.
Pathologists diagnose and determine the characteristics of a disease through the study of biopsies of diseased tissue or of bodily fluids. For example, a pathologist will look at a biopsy of a skin lesion in order to diagnose or rule out skin cancer. A pathologist will also look at a Pap smear in order to check for a gynecological cancer like cancer of the uterus.
In addition to determining the cause and development of a disease, these specialists also study the changes a disease makes to a body and the consequences of those structural changes.
Dr. Silvat W Sheikh-Fayyaz has the following 5 expertise
- Deep Vein Thrombosis
- Acute Myeloid Leukemia
- Hepatitis C
- Chronic Myeloid Leukemia
Dr. Sheikh-Fayyaz is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
36 Years Experience
King Edward Medical University
Graduated in 1982
North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System
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Locations & DirectionsLong Island Jewish Medical Center, 27005 76th Ave, New Hyde Park, NY
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