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Thalassemia Treatment Centers

Below are the locations of the seven CDC-funded thalassemia treatment centers in the United States with the contact information for each center.

Selected Thalassemia Centers: Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Cornell University, Los Angeles, and Philadelphia. Contact information is listed below.

Selected Thalassemia Treatment Centers

The Children’s Hospital of Boston

Director: Ellis Neufeld, MD, PhD
Contact: Jennifer Eile
(617) 355-8246

The Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles

Director: Tom Coates, MD
Contact: Susan Carson
(323) 361-41322

Northern California Comprehensive Thalassemia Center

Director  Elliott Vichinsky, MD
Contact:  Stephanie Welty
(510) 428-3342

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Director: Janet L. Kwiatkowski, MD
Contact: Vanessa Nixon
(215) 590-3535

Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago

Director: Alexis Thompson, MD
Contact: Janice Beatty
(312) 227-4813

Weill Medical College of Cornell University

Director: Sujit Sheth, MD
Contact: Dorothy Kleinert
(212) 746-3404

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

Director: Jeanne Boudreaux, MD
Contact: Laurie Thomas
(404) 785-3529