Blood disease treatment in Wabash Valley

At Terre Haute Regional Hospital, our board-certified hematologists collaborate to treat and diagnose blood diseases and disorders. Our multidisciplinary team of hematologists, oncologists and other blood disorder specialists works together to provide you with comprehensive, personalized care close to home.

To find a hematologist, please call our Consult-A-Nurse line at (877) 742-2362.

Blood disorders we treat

Hematology is the study of blood, which includes red and white blood cells, platelets, blood vessels, lymph nodes and bone marrow. Our hematologists treat a wide range of blood disorders and diseases, including:

  • Anemia
  • Bleeding disorders
  • Blood cancer, such as leukemia
  • Blood clots
  • Malaria
  • Polycythemia vera
  • Hemophilia

Blood disorder symptoms

Your symptoms can vary depending on the type of blood disorder that you have. However, common signs of blood diseases include:

Diagnosing blood disorders

Your blood specialist will perform a physical exam and a diagnostic or imaging test to create your personalized treatment plan. Some of the exams include:

  • Bleeding time tests
  • Bone marrow aspiration or biopsy
  • Complete blood count
  • Computed tomography (CT) scan
  • Liver biopsy
  • Lymph node biopsy
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • Positron emission tomography (PET) scan
  • Ultrasound (sonography)
  • X-ray
  • Hemoglobin electrophoresis

Blood disorder treatment

We offer a range of treatment options that we will customize to your blood disorder, your health condition and your preferences. Your blood disease treatment plan may include any of the following:

  • Antibiotics
  • Blood transfusions
  • Bone marrow transplant
  • Catheters
  • Chemotherapy
  • Diet and lifestyle changes
  • Plateletpheresis (removing blood platelets)
  • Phlebotomy (removing blood from the body)
  • Radiation therapy
  • Steroids
  • Surgical removal of the spleen or gallbladder
  • Vitamin and mineral supplements