A subspecialty certificated by the Board of Pediatrics; practitioners have three interrelated characteristics. First, this physician is educated in the growth and development of normal children from birth to adulthood as well as in the identification and treatment of disease in these age groups. Second, this physician has knowledge and understanding of hematologic (blood disorders) and oncologic (cancerous) diseases. Third, this physician combines his/her knowledge of general pediatrics and of hematology and oncology.
Specialty: Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
Common Name: Children’s Blood and Cancer Doctor