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Hematologists are medical doctors who specialize in the diagnosis
and treatment of diseases of the blood and blood system, such as anemia,
blood-clotting disorders, and leukemia. Hematologists may also order blood transfusions,
diagnose blood disorders, and perform
procedures such as bone marrow aspiration and biopsy.
Hematologists may be internists or pathologists who further
specialize in disorders of the blood. Hematologists can be board-certified in
hematology through the Board of Internal Medicine or the American Board of
Pathology, which are recognized by the American Board of Medical
Current as of:
August 1, 2013
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Brian Leber, MDCM, FRCPC - Hematology
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