Hematology is the study of blood diseases. It includes problems with the blood and its components such as red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets, blood vessels, bone marrow, lymph nodes, spleen, & the mechanism of coagulation.
A hematologist is a medical doctor who applies this specialized knowledge to treat patients with blood conditions. People may be affected by many different types of blood conditions and blood cancers. Common blood disorders include anaemia, bleeding & clotting disorders and blood cancers.
If you are diagnosed with a blood disorder, your doctor may refer you to a hematologist. A hematologist may ask you to undergo a thorough medical examination and provide a full medical history. These tests may include chemical studies, immunological studies, hormonal studies, serological blood studies or advanced imaging tests such as CT scan, MRI Scan or PET Scan.
Trained at some of the finest medical institutes in the world, our exceptional team of Hematologists provides highly specialised, customised and evidence-based treatment for comprehensive management of cancerous and non-cancerous disorders of the blood in patients of all ages. Empowered by latest in technology, they offer expert care for diseases like blood cancer, sickle cell anaemia, thalassemia and iron deficiency.
You may be advised treatment using medications, removal and replacement of the blood, antithrombotic drugs for reduction of blood clots.