Department of Medicine
Division of Hematology
The Division of Hematology provides specialized care for patients with complex hematologic conditions--i.e., conditions that primarily affect the blood. Physicians from this division evaluate and manage patients through several specialized and statewide referral centers and programs. Hematologists with significant expertise in various blood disorders participate in providing innovative comprehensive diagnosis and treatment.
The New Jersey Regional Hemophilia Program was established in 1976 as a statewide referral program for the diagnosis and management of all bleeding disorders. The program, staff and resources are comprehensive, and the program's resources include on-site access to the division's Special Hemostasis Laboratories.
The program is recognized by and receives funding support from the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services and the federal government.
Clinical Academic Building (CAB)
125 Paterson Street, Suite 5100
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
The Pediatric Hemostasis and Thrombosis Program is integrated into the Hemophilia, Thrombosis, and Women with Bleeding Disorders programs to serve pediatric and adolescent patients with bleeding and clotting disorders.
The availability of adult and pediatric hematologists at one site has enabled strong adolescent transition programs and copmrehensive family evaluation.
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
1 Robert Wood Johnson Place
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
The Regional Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School is a statewide referral program for the diagnosis and management of sickle cell disease and other hemoglobinopathies.
The program, staff and resources are comprehensive and include both a pediatric and an adult section. In 1999, a transition service and clinic were established to provide appropriate care for young adults diagnosed with sickle cell disease.
The program is recognized by and receives funding from the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services.
The Thrombosis Center was established in 1991 as a statewide referral program for the diagnosis and management of thrombotic (clotting) disorders. The program's resources include on-site access to the division's Special Hemostasis Laboratories. The clinical services provided include inpatient consultation and outpatient evaluation for the diagnosis and, if needed, long-term management of inherited or acquired hypercoagulable states.
The Transfusion Medicine Program of the Department of Pathology directs the state-of-the-art services of Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital consisting of the Transfusion Service, a Stem Cell Laboratory and an in-house blood center (RWJ Blood Services).
We annually transfuse approximately 32,000 blood products at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH), The Bristol-Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital at RWJUH and Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey. Surgical and trauma patients, premature infants, pediatric patients and recipients of stem cell, marrow or organ transplants, as well as patients with hematologic diseases such as sickle cell anemia and hemophilia, all depend on donated blood as part of their care. Our blood drives foster good will among patients, families, physicians and the community.
We support the stem cell transplant program by collecting autologous and donor peripheral stem cells for our patients. As a National Marrow Donor Program collection site for the state, we are part of the largest and most diverse marrow program that works to save lives through transplants. We modify blood and platelets to meet our patient needs and extend these services to nearby hospitals. The program has considerable therapeutic apheresis experience, especially for thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, sickle cell anemia, Guillain-Barre, graft versus host disease, renal and cardiac allograft rejection. Apheresis is available for our patients and those at RWJUH in Somerset.
The Women with Bleeding Disorders Program was established in 1997 by the division of hematology in close collaboration with the division of general obstetrics and gynecology. The program, integrated with the New Jersey Regional Hemophilia Program, is a combined adult and pediatric/adolescent program, with strong transitional and family evaluation components. The Women with Bleeding Disorders Program provides comprehensive diagnosis, evaluation, management and education for patients, as well as outreach to providers, patients and the community.
Participating Providers (18)
|Andrew M. Evens, MD||(732) 235-2465|
|Mridula A George, MD||(732) 235-2465|
|Zakaria Grada,||(732) 557-8100|
|Dongmin Gu,||(732) 557-8100|
|Shuang Guo, MD||(732) 235-7226|
|Amanda D Kaveney, MD||(732) 235-7226|
|Athena Kritharis, MD||(732) 235-2465|
|Rahul Matnani,||(732) 937-8651|
|Brian Maxfield,||(732) 937-8841|
|Susan M Murphy, MD||(732) 235-7226|
|Malini M Patel, MD||(732) 235-2465|
|Claire S. Philipp, MD||(732) 235-7226|
|Vincent Reformato,||(732) 937-8841|
|Shelonitda S. Rose, MD||(732) 235-7223|
|Robert Ross,||(732) 937-8841|
|Maryam Sharifian,||(732) 937-8651|
|Payal Sojitra,||(609) 584-7006|
|Ashwin A Sridharan, MD||(732) 235-7226|