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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.

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CDC-Funded Thalassemia Treatment Centers


The Children's Hospital of Boston
Director: Ellis Neufeld, MD, PhD
New Patients: Michelle Burnett (617) 355-8246
Existing Patients: Jennifer Braunstein (617) 355-2457

The Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles 
Director: Thomas Coates, MD
Contact: Susan Carson (323) 361-4132

The Children's Hospital and Research Center of Oakland
Director: Elliott Vichinsky, MD
Contact: Dru Foote (510) 528-3347

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Director: Alan Cohen, MD
Contact: Marie Martin (215) 590-2197

Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
Director: Alexis Thompson, MD
Contact: Janice Beatty (312) 227-4813

Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Director: Patricia Giardina, MD
Contact: Dorothy Kleinert (212) 746-3404

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
Director: Jeanne Boudreaux, MD
Contact: Laurie Thomas (404) 785-3529


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