Hematology is a medical specialty that deals with diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs (lymph nodes, bone marrow and spleen). A hematologist is a medical doctor who studies blood and treats patients with blood conditions, including:
- Blood cancers such as leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma
- Hemophilia and other bleeding disorders
Learn more about these and other blood conditions and diseases at our online Health Library.
Hematology: Tools for Diagnosing & Treating Disease
Hematology is an important component in investigating and treating cancer. The experienced hematologists at LewisGale use the latest technology and work closely with oncologists and other specialists to diagnose and develop treatment plans for many conditions. Because we offer full hematology and laboratory services onsite at our hospitals and other convenient locations across the LewisGale network, we’re able to diagnose your condition quickly. Our hematologist can confer directly with your physician, providing critical information leading to the most effective treatment and follow-up care.
The Power of Our Network Delivers Fast Results
Complementing our testing and imaging technology, our Picture Archival Communication System (PACS) allows doctors fast access to your medical records, images and test results from anywhere in the LewisGale network. Doctors can use PACS to share information instantaneously with a consulting physician to help ensure you receive the most accurate diagnosis.