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Pediatric Hematology & Oncology at the Sadowsky Center for Children

 

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Children diagnosed with cancer or blood disorders need coordinated, family-centered care. Our experienced team cares for children with these serious conditions in a supportive environment, backed by the latest technology, treatment options, and access to clinical trials.

 

 Experienced Team    

Our caregivers treat children and their families with a full range of pediatric hematology/oncology conditions, including anemia, bleeding disorders, thalassemia, and all types of childhood cancers. In addition, we offer subspecialty clinics for sickle cell disease, thrombophilia, and cancer survivorship to ensure effective treatment for long-term care.

The staff at the Sadowsky Center for Children include:

  • Board certified pediatric hematologist/ oncologists
    • Satkiran S. Grewal, M.D.
    • Joanna G. Luty, M.D.
    • Matthew Richardson, M.D.
    • Kelly Binnall, P.A.

Meet our team of physicians...

 

  • Physician’s assistants
  • Certified oncology nurses
  • Medical assistants
  • Practice associates
  • Child life specialists
  • Social workers
  • Nutritionists
  • Hospice providers

We also work closely with other specialists, including pediatric surgeons, pediatric radiologists, pediatric pathologists, pediatric intensivists, pediatric anesthesiologists, pharmacists, radiation oncologists, and neuropsychologists. Our specialists regularly review and discuss complex cases to coordinate care and ensure the most accurate treatment plan.

 

 Outpatient Care at the Sadowsky Center for Children

We see patients and families on an outpatient basis at the Sadowsky Center for Children, within the D’Amour Center for Cancer Care at 3350 Main Street in Springfield.

Our young patients receive all of their outpatient care in this one convenient location which includes:

  • Clinical exam areas
  • Radiation therapy facilities
  • A Child-friendly infusion suite
  • A chemotherapy pharmacy
  • A Diagnostic laboratory to expedite treatment and complete blood count results.
  • Bone marrow biopsies and spinal taps, attended by pediatric anesthesiologists for sedation.
  • A child life specialist will explain procedures to children in an age-appropriate manner to help reduce anxiety and concerns.

 

 Inpatient Care at Baystate Children’s Hospital

Some children require admission to the hospital for treatment. We care for our patients at Baystate Children’s Hospital, housed within Baystate Medical Center, located less than five minutes from the D’Amour Center for Cancer Care.

Baystate Children’s Hospital is the only children’s hospital in our region, and offers:

The family-friendly environment of Baystate Children's Hospital features separate, specially designed inpatient units for children and adolescents, as well as play spaces, including our rooftop playdeck, that make a hospital stay a positive, non-threatening experience for children and families.

 

 Griffin’s Friends

Griffin’s Friends is a group of community volunteers who raise charitable gifts in partnership with Baystate Health Foundation to support local children afflicted with cancer and life-threatening blood disorders. Named for Griffin D. Kelleher, Griffin’s Friends brings “moments of joy to courageous kids” receiving care at the Sadowsky Center for Children. Learn more....

 

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