Blood Diseases

Hematologist looking at blood.

Your blood carries oxygen and nutrients to all parts of your body and is essential to your health. If you have a blood disorder, your blood may have trouble performing this important function. Blood disorders can be the result of other diseases, medications, lack of nutrients in your diet, or your genes. Faith Regional has a team of healthcare professionals to help you if you have been diagnosed with a blood disorder.

Conditions We Treat

Your primary care provider may recommend you see a specialist called a hematologist for a blood disorder. The hematologists at Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk, Nebraska, offer care for a full spectrum of blood disorders, including:

  • Anemia
  • Bleeding disorders
  • Clotting disorders
  • Leukocytosis
  • Leukopenia
  • Polycythemia
  • Thrombocytopenia
  • Thrombocytosis

Treatments We Offer

A patient receiving a blood transfusion.

Your hematologist will work with you to develop a treatment plan. Your treatment may include:

  • Iron infusion
  • Growth factors treatment (GCSF, TPO, and ESA)
  • B12 injection
  • Anticoagulation - injection and oral
  • Therapeutic phlebotomy
  • Bleeding disorders treatment
  • Transfusions

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