A hematologist diagnoses and treats blood conditions.
- This includes blood cancers, such as leukemia, Hodgkin's and non-Hodgkin's lymphomas and multiple myeloma.
- Other common blood conditions are anemia, blood clots and bleeding disorders.
Source: American Society of Hematology; MedicineNet.com
Reviewed by: Steven Bergeson, MD, medical director of care, Allina Health clinics; J Richard Sheely, MD, site lead, Allina Health Burnsville Clinic
First published: 5/12/2014
Last reviewed: 3/14/2007