Penn Medicine physicians and staff recognize the unique challenges that patients with blood disorders experience in their day-to-day lives. In response, our team partners with Penn specialists from a variety of disciplines to ensure that patients receive the expert care and attention they require.

In addition to treating adults at all stages of life, our program works closely with the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and other pediatric providers to help adolescents with bleeding and thrombotic disorders remain healthy as they transition into adulthood.

Other Highlights of the Penn Comprehensive Hemophilia and Thrombosis Program include:

  • A dedicated cardiologist and orthopedic surgeon who serve as part of the program's care team
  • A close partnership with Penn Ob/Gyn Care to provide medical care for women with bleeding disorders and high-risk conditions such as pregnancy
  • Genetic counseling for individuals who are pregnant or would like to start a family
  • In-clinic teaching sessions to help patients and their family members understand their bleeding or thrombotic disorder and how it can be successfully managed
  • The opportunity to participate in clinical trials using innovative treatments for blood disorders
  • Phlebotomy and infusion services located within the clinic

Contact Us Today

The Penn Comprehensive Hemophilia and Thrombosis Program is located on the third floor of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania's Dulles Building. To schedule an appointment with our program or receive more information, please call 215-615-6555.

Educational Resources

If you would like to learn more about the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of hemophilia, von Willebrand Disease and other bleeding and thrombotic disorders, you can also visit the following online resources:

The World Federation of Hemophilia
Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter of the National Hemophilia Foundation
National Hemophilia Foundation
The Platelet Disorder Support Association

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Understanding Bleeding Disorders

A bleeding disorder occurs when there is an absence of clotting factors, which are proteins that work with platelets to clot blood.

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