Treatment and Care

People with bleeding disorders are confronted with many physical, medical, emotional and psychological challenges. How well they meet these challenges depends on a number of things, including the severity of the illness, the quality of medical care, the ability to pay for treatment, and the support of family, friends and the community.

Because there is no cure, people with hemophilia require lifelong treatment requiring episodic infusions of factor concentrate. Treatment costs can exceed $150,000 annually, not including costs associated with the complications of HIV or hepatitis.

Von Willebrand disease is typically a milder disorder which can often be treated with a special nasal spray. More severe cases require infusions of clotting factor.
Treatment Centers

Treatment Centers

Children’s Oncology Hematology Infectious Disease Center

910 Blackford Street
Chattanooga, TN 37403
Phone: 423-778-7289
Fax: 423-778-6848

East Tennessee Comprehensive Hemophilia Center

University of TN Medical Center
1928 Alcoa Hwy, POB-B Suite 214
Knoxville, TN 37920
Phone: 865-305-9170
Fax: 865-305-9876

ETSU Cancer Center/ St. Jude Clinic

400 N. State of Franklin Road
Johnson City, TN 37604
Phone: 423-433-6206
Adults: 423-433-6200
Fax: 423-433-6216

St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital

Dept of Hematology
Mail Stop 763
332 N. Lauderdale Street
Memphis, TN 38105-2794
Phone: 901-495-3300
Fax: 901-495-5696

University of Tennessee Hemophilia Clinic

920 Madison Ave, Suite 822N
Memphis, TN 38103-3446
Phone: 901-448-1751
Fax: 901-488-7929

Vanderbilt Hemostasis & Thrombosis Clinic

2200 Children’s Way
D.O.T. 6105
Nashville, TN 37232-9306
Phone: 615-936-1765
Fax: 615-936-8400

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