About Bloodless Medicine and Bloodless Surgery at Penn
The Center for Bloodless Medicine and Surgery at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia offers comprehensive options for patients seeking alternatives to blood transfusions, "no blood" surgery and medical management of conditions without the use of blood or blood products.
Bloodless Medicine and Surgery Options at Penn
The bloodless medicine program at Penn Medicine takes a multidisciplinary team approach to bloodless medicine and bloodless surgery care, incorporating the expertise of world-class and highly skilled surgeons, anesthesiologists, hematologists, nurses and other medical specialists and professional support staff with experience in "no blood" medical management.
In the last decade, Pennsylvania Hospital has expanded and extended its bloodless medicine program as technology, equipment, medications and surgical methods have rapidly advanced. Today, the Center for Bloodless Medicine and Surgery at Penn offers bloodless medicine and surgical options to patients in practically every medical specialty including:
- Bariatric (weight-loss) surgery
- Cancer and chemotherapy management
- Cardiology and cardiac surgery
- General surgery
- Gynecologic surgery
- Neurology and neurosurgery
- Orthopaedics and orthopaedic surgery
- Otorhinolaryngology (ear, nose and throat)
- Plastic and reconstructive surgery
- Stem cell transplant
- Vascular surgery