Children’s of Alabama

Children’s of Alabama

The UAB Division

Currently, there are 14 pediatric hematologists, oncologists and blood/marrow transplant physicians providing care for patients diagnosed with cancer and other blood disorders, ranging from birth to 25 years old. Care extends from diagnosis, through treatment and into long-term follow-up lasting 5 to 10 years or more.

Children’s of Alabama Facts:

  • Licensed for 275 beds
  • 14,062 Inpatient Discharges
  • 672,308 Outpatient Visits
  • 57,480 Emergency Department Visits
  • Average Length of Stay: 5.48 Days

The UAB Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology at Children’s Hospital is the state’s only comprehensive pediatric center, treating 95 percent of all pediatric cancer and other blood disorders patients diagnosed in Alabama.

The single largest provider of specialized pediatric services in Alabama for:

  • Cancers in children and young adults
  • Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors
  • Bone Marrow Failure Syndromes and Severe Immune Disorders
  • Sickle Cell Diseases
  • Hemophilia and Other Bleeding Disorders
  • Other Childhood Anemias and Blood Disorders
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Raising funds for Children’s of Alabama

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