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Dedicated hematologists at Almater Hospital diagnose and treat disorders of the blood.

Hematologists manage blood diseases using the following tools:

  • Addition and removal of blood components as needed
  • Biological therapy for benign and malignant blood disorders
  • Chemotherapy
  • Growth factor drugs
  • Immunosuppressive drugs
  • Stem cell and bone marrow transplantation

Almater specialists are experienced at treating common and rare blood diseases including:

  • Anemia
  • Bleeding and clotting disorders
  • Enlarged lymph nodes or spleen
  • Hematologic malignancies
  • Hypercoagulable states and platelet disorders
  • Immune cytopenias
  • Leukemias
  • Lymphoproliferative disorders
  • Monoclonal gammopathies of undetermined significance
  • Myelodysplastic syndromes
  • Myelofibrosis with myeloid metaplasia
  • Multiple myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative disorders
  • Porphyria
  • Primary amyloidosis
  • Thrombocytopenia


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Dr. Norma Alicia Tapia Specialty: Hematology