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Medicine ~ Hemophilia Center

Serving patients throughout Louisiana and the Gulf South

Our Center is dedicated to the care of patients and families affected by:

  • Hemophilia
  • Von Willebrand disease
  • Clotting factor inhibitors
  • Thrombotic Disorders
 
  • Thrombophilia
  • Platelet disorders
  • Rare coagulation disorders

Specialized Diagnostic and Testing Services:

  • Complete evaluation and diagnostic Services
  • Family counseling and testing for inherited disorders
  • Full service testing available during out-patient visits
  • Blood handling and preparation by experienced medical technologists
  • Specialized tests performed at dedicated Coagulation laboratories
The Louisiana Comprehensive Hemophilia Care Center

Established in 1980 for patients with inherited bleeding disorders, the Center serves pediatric and adult patients using a team approach for patients and their families

Services provided by a comprehensive, interdisciplinary team include:

  • Diagnosis, evaluation and treatment
  • Social services
  • Physical therapy and Orthopedics
  • Nursing services
  • Dental evaluation
  • Extensive education programs
  • Genetic testing
  • Home infusion instruction
  • Age-specific support groups
  • Home and school visits
  • 24 Hour access for emergencies
  • 340B Factor Program & Pharmacy
 
Program For Thrombosis and Thrombophilia

Established in 2001 for patients with blood clotting disorders.

  • Medical evaluation and treatment planning
  • Anticoagulation management
  • Focus on prevention of blood clots and complications from blood clots
  • Team approach to care and education
  • Medical evaluation and treatment
  • Social services
  • Strong education component for patients and families
  • Family testing and counseling
  • 24 Hour access for emergencies