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Farzana Sayani, MD

Farzana Sayani, MD Physician

Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Languages spoken:

  • Gujarati

Dr. Sayani is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

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Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Hematology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Hematology, 2012

Clinical Expertise:

  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Clotting Disorders (Blood Coagulation)
  • Blood Disorders
  • Hemoglobinopathies
  • Sickle Cell Diseases
  • Thalassemias

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: University of Calgary
Residency: University of Alberta
Residency: University of Calgary
Fellowship: University of Toronto Affiliated Hospitals

Memberships

American Society of Hematology, National Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, International

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Sayani is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Selected Publications:

Farzana Sayani and Sophie Lanzkron: Chapter 7: Hemolytic Anemia American Society of Hematology Self Assessment Program (ASH-SAP), 6th edition : 2016.

Boyle SM, Jacobs B, Sayani FA, Hoffman B.: Management of the dialysis patient with sickle cell disease. Seminars in Dialysis. 29 (1): 62-70,2016.

Gwynivere Davies, Karen Valentine, Zahra Goodarzi, Farzana Sayani: Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (TTP) Management at Foothills Medical Centre: A Retrospective Analysis Between 2005-2010 (Tertiary Centre, Calgary) Blood, ASH Annual Meeting Abstracts 126 (23): 4654,2015.

Ahluwalia M, Parmacek MS, Sayani FA1, Vallabhajosyula .: Postpartum Type B Aortic Dissection: A Nearly Missed Diagnosis American Journal of Medicine 128 (11): 1188-90,2015.

Sayani, FA and Abrams, C: How I treat refractory thrombotic thrombocytopenia purpura. Blood 125 (25): 3860-7,2015.

Sayani F, Goldberg D, Slaven L, Russell JE.: Hepatitis E infection in a patient with transfusion-dependent beta thalassemia. Am J Hematol 90 (3): E50,2015.

Sayani FA, Kwiatkowski JL: Increasing prevalence of thalassemia in America: Implications for primary care. Annals of Medicine Ann Med. 2015;47(7):592-604 47 (7): 592-604,2015.

Binding Andrew, Valentine Karen, Poon Man-Chiu, Sayani Farzana A: Adult sickle cell disease epidemiology and the potential role of a multidisciplinary comprehensive care center in a city with low prevalence. Hemoglobin 38 (5): 312-5,2014.

M. Lauzon, F. Sayani, K. Valentine, R. Frayne, H. Mahallati.: Liver iron content quantification via single-breath hold MR imaging at 3.0 Tesla. ISMRM Annual Meeting : 2012.

F. Sayani, Y. Zhang, N. Abdolmohammadi, A. Lauf, P. Evans, J. Porter, A. Weljie.: Metabolomic biomarkers as predictors of iron load and oxidative damage in iron overloaded thalassemia patients. Blood. ASH Annual Meeting Abstracts 120 (3265): 2012.

Academic Contact Info

3rd Floor Dulles Building
3400 Spruce Street,

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 615-8012
Fax: (215) 615-6599
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)