The Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medicine, led by Sujit Sheth, MD, treats children with a range of blood disorders and cancers. With a team of specialists, the Division has disease-specific programs, supported by basic and clinical research, to improve management strategies and enhance the understanding of these diseases. The Division also educates young physicians and scientists in the field of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology and has a joint-fellowship program with the Department of Pediatrics at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.
The Division's clinical faculty consists of 12 Pediatric Hematologists/Oncologists. Visit the Meet Our Doctors section to view complete bios of each CCBF doctor. They conduct clinical and translational research in programs sponsored by the National Institute of Health and the Maternal Child Health Bureau. Their expertise in the areas of hemophilia, ITP, thalassemia, sickle cell disease and the childhood leukemias and cancers are world-renown. In addition, the Division's research scientists conduct basic research in the CCBF labs in iron metabolism, immunology, hemophilia, cellular oncology and gene transfer.
The clinical program provides state-of-the-art comprehensive medical treatments for blood disorders such as anemias, neutropenias, thrombocytopenias, disorders of iron metabolism, coagulation and bleeding, as well as childhood leukemias and cancers such as lymphomas, Hodgkin's disease, Wilm's tumor, neuroblastoma, and osteogenic sarcoma. Psychosocial support for these children and their families is also provided with social work and genetic counseling services. Nursing services, including that of a thalassemia and oncology nurse practitioner and infusion nurses, assist in the care and administration of medications, blood products, infusions and chemotherapy.
The doctors at the Division can answer any of your questions about pediatric cancers and blood disorders. It is best to make an appointment so they can give you the most accurate advice possible. To schedule an appointment, please call us at: (212) 746-3400. For more information about the Division, please click here.