Blood Disorders

Overview

There are many different types of blood disorders, such as leukocytopenia (low white blood cell count), leukocytosis (elevated white blood cell count), thrombocytopenia (low platelet count), thrombocytosis (elevated platelet count), and monoclonal gammopathy (abnormal M-protein in blood).  These blood disorders, and many other blood disorders, sometimes require additional blood or bone marrow testing. Evaluation by a hematologist may be required.

Treatment Options

Treatment for various blood disorders depends on many factors, including patient symptoms, patient age, and lab testing.  Some blood disorders may not require treatment.  Evaluation by a hematologist may be required, to determine whether treatment is needed.

Blood Disorder Specialists

Dr. Raymond Tsao

Dr. Raymond Tsao

Dr. Raymond Tsao completed his fellowship in Hematology & Medical Oncology at The Cleveland Clinic in Ohio.

He is board certified in Medical Oncology, Hematology, and Internal Medicine.

Dr. Tsao is currently seeing patients with all types of cancer, with a focus on Gastrointestinal Malignancies (including esophageal, stomach, colorectal, and pancreatic cancer). Click here to learn more about Dr. Raymond Tsao.

Dina Giovanetti

Dina Giovanetti

Dina Giovanetti received her BSN in 1994 and her MSN in 2002 from Florida Atlantic University. She is Board Certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner and has practiced in Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine for most of her career before joining Cancer Center of South Florida and practicing Oncology. Click here to learn more about Dina Giovanetti.

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