Pediatric Hematology

Pediatric Hematology

Hematology deals with diseases pertaining to the blood, which is composed of the immune system, red blood cells and platelets. Hematology physicians treat patients with diseases such as anemias, immunodeficiencies, thrombocytopenia or hematological malignancies such as leukemia or lymphomas.

Our services in Pediatric Hematology

In our Hospital, we provide diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of hematological diseases such as:

  • Different types of anemias
  • Immunodeficiencies (when the body's ability to fight different diseases or infections is reduced).
  • Thrombocytopenias
  • Leukemia
  • Lymphomas

In addition, we diagnose and treat patients from 0 to 18 years old, we take care of interconsultations of patients who have problems in any of their blood cell series and we attend patients who come to hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.

Our professionals in Pediatric Hematology

Natalia Builes

Pediatric hematologist

Andrés Felipe Escobar

Pediatric hematologist

When to check Pediatric Hematology?

The consultation with a pediatric hematologist is recommended in several situations related to blood diseases. If you present any of these problems, consult with one of our professionals:

  • If the pediatric patient suffers from any type of anemia or hemolytic disease that lowers the number of red blood cells.if the pediatric patient has immunodeficiencies (when the immune system is weak).
  • If the pediatric patient suffers from platelet damage, where they may be low or not working as they should be.
  • If the pediatric patient has cold hands and feet, accompanied by fatigue and pale skin.
Comprehensive Care

Our comprehensive approach to health aims to ensure the physical, mental, and emotional well-being of each pediatric patient, providing holistic and personalized care throughout their stay through the following support services:

Diagnostic support

We conduct complementary studies to the pediatric patient's clinical evaluation to confirm a diagnosis and carry out therapeutic actions.

Social Work

We provide comprehensive support to pediatric patients and their families, recognizing their protective factors, internal resources, personal, familial, and social situations to promote adherence to outpatient treatments proposed by the medical team.

Clinical Psychology

We offer psychological support to pediatric patients and their families, whether they are hospitalized or require specialized outpatient consultation due to their pathology.

Clinical Nutrition

We provide the best nutritional care to pediatric patients, with an emphasis on high complexity, in an integral, timely, friendly, and safe manner, in coordination with the interdisciplinary health team.

Contact us

Contact our Call Center (604) 360 4788 to request an appointment with Pediatric Hematology.

For more information or general information, please call (604) 445 90 00.