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    Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at Hasbro Children's Hospital

    As part of Hasbro Children's Hospital, we have access to expertise in many different areas. Our pediatric surgeons are well versed in the surgical management of pediatric tumors, as well as the placement of the latest catheters and lines.

    Our pathologist are experts at diagnosing tumors, as well as disorders in blood and coagulation. Also to help us with diagnosis and staging of tumors, we have pediatric radiologists versed in the latest imaging and interventional techniques including CT scan, MRI scan, ultrasound, PET and nuclear medicine.

    When needed, we have support from our other subspecialist colleagues in orthopedics, endocrinology, cardiology, immunology, neurology, urology, nephrology, radiation oncology, ophthalmology and many others. We also have the support of other disciplines, including nutrition, physical therapy, audiology and dental experts.

    Doctors

    Cindy Schwartz, MD

    • Director, Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

    • Alan G. Hassenfeld Professor of Pediatrics, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.

    Geoffrey A. Allen, MD

    • Director, Rhode Island Hemostasis and Thrombosis Center, Rhode Island Hospital/Hasbro Children's Hospital

    Rachel A. Altura, MD

    • Associate Professor of Pediatrics, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

    Anjulika Chawla, MD

    • Associate Professor of Pediatrics, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

    Howard M. Grodman, MD;

    • Associate Professor of Pediatrics, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
    • Associate Physician, Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Rhode Island Hospital/Hasbro Children's Hospital

    Douglas J. Harrison, MD

    • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

    Jennifer Greene Welch, MD

    • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

    Associated Team Members

    Radiology/Radiation Oncology

    Pediatric Surgeons

    Neurosurgery

    Orthopedics

    Pediatric Sedation

    Pathology, Transfusion Service and Coagulation

    Psychology and Psychiatry

    Fellows

    • Preeya Desh, MD
      (3rd Year Fellow -2009-2012)
      Medical Degree:Sri Ramachandra Medical College (India)
      Pediatric Residency: Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Neptune, NJ Fellowship: Hasbro Children's Hospital/The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
    • Nadine Sauer, MD
      (2nd Year Fellow-2010-2013)
      Medical Degree: University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, CO Pediatric Residency: Kaiser Oakland Medical Center, Oakland, CA
      Fellowship: Hasbro Children's Hospital/The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
    • Bradley DeNardo, MD
      (1st Year Fellow-2011-2014)
      Medical Degree: The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University Pediatric Residency: Hasbro Children's Hospital/The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
      Fellowship: Hasbro Children's Hospital/The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

    Nurse Practitioners

    • Patricia Carlson, CPNP
    • Patricia Flynn, CPNP
    • June Mack Bjerregaard, CPNP
    • Heidi Abendroth, CPNP

    Nurses

    Nurses in the division of hematology/oncology are specially trained and educated in the care of children with cancer and blood disorders and aim to incorporate family consistently in decision-making.

    • Dianne Hager-Carlucci (Research Nurse)

    Social Workers

    • Rachel Bloch
    • Stephanie Atlas