The UK HealthCare Hemophilia Treatment Center (UKHTC) is a comprehensive care center for adults and children with congenital bleeding disorders. It is a federally-funded center recognized for having multidisciplinary providers who have specialized knowledge in this unique sub-specialty.
Hemophilia and von Willebrand disease are the most common types of bleeding disorders. While there is usually a family history of the disorder, about 30% of babies who are born with hemophilia A have no family history. Only boys inherit hemophilia from their mother; both boys and girls can inherit von Willebrand disease.
It is important that persons who have a bleeding disorder receive treatment from qualified healthcare providers so that complications are prevented and invasive procedures and surgeries are performed under the safest possible circumstances.
If you suspect that you or your child might have a bleeding disorder that has not been diagnosed, or you have a bleeding disorder and are not an established patient at a Hemophilia Treatment Center, please give one of our providers a call.
Julia Kluesner, CSW – Social Worker
Emily Garrett, LPT – Physical Therapist
Jennifer Samuelson, RN – Nurse Coordinator
Racquel Brown, DNP, APRN - Nurse Practitioner
Shams Shakil, MD - Adult Hematologist
Caryn Sorge, MD - Pediatric Hematologist
Vlad C. Radulescu, MD – Medical Director, Pediatric Hematologist
The UK HealthCare Hemophilia Treatment Center (UKHTC) has a new home beginning Jan. 9, 2017!
We are now located on the 4th floor of Pav H in Kentucky Children’s Hospital.
Kentucky Children's HospitalUK Chandler Hospital - Pavilion HAFourth Floor800 Rose St.Lexington KY 40536-0293
Call 859-257-6033Fax 859-257-9822
Directions to UK Kentucky Children's Hospital Parking »Parking is available at the UK HealthCare Parking Garage (PS #8).
Insurance policies can vary widely. Please check with your doctor/clinic for specific insurance information before your visit or procedure to avoid unexpected out-of-pocket costs. See list of insurers »
(for established patients only)
National Hemophilia Foundation
World Foundation of Hemophilia
Kentucky Hemophilia Foundation
Coalition for Hemophilia B
Foundation for Women and Girls with Bleeding disorders
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