Sickle Cell Disease

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Our Expertise

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance offers the only comprehensive Adult Sickle Cell Disease clinic program in the Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana, Idaho region. (The nearest SCD centers are in Denver and San Francisco). Our physicians work with providers and hospital systems throughout the region.

Outpatient Care

We design patient specific care plans for long-term health, Emergency Room visits, and inpatient care including individualized pain management protocols, including

  • SCCA Health Care Maintenance description
  • Complete laboratory, radiology, and consultative services
  • Organized and optimized transfusion support services coordinated with Puget Sound Blood Center

Inpatient Care

Inpatient care takes place at University of Washington Medical Center. Their expertise includes

  • Utilization of patient specific care plans
  • Exceptional nursing staff, pharmacists, pain consult teams, and hematologists experienced in SCD treatment
  • Access to sub-specialty care in Orthopedic Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology including Maternal Fetal Medicine, Pulmonary, Cardiology, Neurology, Vascular Surgery, and Nephrology experienced in SCD care
  • SCD-specific perioperative care plans and SCD specific transfusion protocols