Our hematologists (physicians who treat blood disorders) treat patients who have a variety of malignant and nonmalignant disorders.
- For Cancer related requests:
- For Hematology related requests:
Our Staff Members Offer Specialty Services for Patients With Symptoms and Conditions Including:
- General coagulation disorders
- Other hematologic disorders
Nonmalignant Disorders Include:
- Blood clots
- Sickle cell anemia
- Other hematologic disorders
Blood & Marrow Transplants
Healthy stem cells are harvested from you or a donor. After you receive high-dose chemotherapy or radiation treatments, the healthy stem cells are put back in your body to make normal blood cells.
The Hemophilia Treatment Center (HTC) is committed to providing the best care for individuals with bleeding disorders. The center provides services to more than 400 patients, both pediatric and adult, from Iowa and western Illinois who have been diagnosed with a bleeding disorder.
Leukemia is cancer of the blood. Leukemia is a condition in which the bone marrow creates abnormal blood cells.
Why Choose Us?
University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics specialists provide the most complete blood disorder services in Iowa. Physicians from across the Midwest refer patients to the University of Iowa for bone marrow transplant, hemophilia, leukemia and other conditions of the blood
AABB: This international blood bank association, formerly known as the American Association of Blood Banks, granted full accreditation to the hospital's DeGowin Blood Center (2007).
Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy: The non-profit corporation founded by the International Society for Cellular Therapy and the American Society of Blood and Marrow Transplantation has granted three-year accreditation to the DeGowin Blood Center's tissues and cellular therapies service (2010).
National Marrow Donor Program: The national non-profit organization has annually accredited the DeGowin Blood Center since 2000; the Adult and Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Programs since 1987; the Iowa Marrow Donor Program since 1990, and UI Hospitals & Clinics as a collection center since 1990.
First hospital in Iowa, and one of the first nationwide, to use bar coding for all phases of the blood transfusion process (2000-present).
In 1938 UI established first blood bank west of the Mississippi River.
Over 32,000 units of blood and blood products transfused in an average year.
Foundation for Accreditation of Cellular Therapy: The non-profit corporation founded by the International Society for Cellular Therapy and the American Society of Blood and Marrow Transplantation has granted full accreditation to the DeGowin Blood Center's tissues and cellular therapies service (2007).
Locations and Offices
Clinical Cancer Center - Clinic C
01271 Pomerantz Family Pavilion (PFP)
Lower Level, Elevator L
200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, IA 52242
1518 Mulberry Avenue, Muscatine, IA 52761
Clinical Trials currently in progress
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