About The Adult Sickle Cell Disease Program
As one of only 14 centers in Pennsylvania that provides ongoing care for hemoglobinopathies, the UPMC Adult Sickle Cell Disease Program helps people effectively manage these diseases.
Located in Pittsburgh, Pa., our program cares for adults, age 21 and above, who have:
Treatment strategies focus on a holistic approach, addressing both the medical and psychosocial needs of our patients.
Experts in Managing Inherited Blood Disorders
Using a multidisciplinary approach, our doctors, researchers, and other health care professionals combine their expertise to provide the highest quality care for people with inherited blood disorders.
Pulmonary hypertension management
In addition to the easy transition from Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC to adult sickle cell disease care, our patients have access to the UPMC Pulmonary Hypertension Program.
We have one of the few programs in the nation that combines the medical knowledge and expertise of both cardiology and pulmonary specialists for treating this complication of sickle cell disease.
Personalized care, coupled with state-of-the-art technology and the latest treatments, make UPMC’s Adult Sickle Cell Disease Program a great choice for people who have inherited blood disorders.