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Best Hematologist in United Arab Emirates

Select the best Hematologist from 20 doctors in United Arab Emirates

Best Hematologist in United Arab Emirates

Select the best Hematologist from 20 doctors in United Arab Emirates

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Dr. Eiman Alkhatib

Specialist Hematologist

Al Qusais, Dubai

Zulekha Hospital Dubaiand 1 more facilities…

Phone number:+971600524442
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Dr. Maroun El Khoury

Oncologist, Hematologist

Oud Metha, Dubai

Al Baraha, Dubai

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Dr. Mahir Al-Hilali

Consultant Hematologist

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Dr. David Spence

Hematologist

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Dr. Laila Ismail

Hematologist

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Dr. Manvi Mehrotra

Hematologist

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Dr. Ahmad Ali Basha

Specialist Hematologist, Oncologist

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Dr. C.S Manjunath

Hematologist

Downtown Dubai, Dubai

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Dr. Stephen Tiley

Hematologist

Dubai Healthcare City, Dubai

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) 

1. What is a hematologist?

A hematologist is a medical professional who specializes in the study of blood cells, blood structures, and blood diseases. 

Hematologists complete medical degree and 2 years of postgraduate study. Additionally, minimum 4 years of residency or training as internal medicine is also a requirement for Hematologists.  

2. When should you see a hematologist? 

Normally, a general practitioner may refer you to a hematologist depending on your diagnosis. These are the most common reasons to see a hematologist: 

  • Anemia - low red blood counts 
  • Leukemia - a type of cancer that attacks bone marrows
  • Lymphoma - a type of cancer that attacks lymph nodes 
  • Myeloma - a type of cancer that attacks white blood cells 
  • Sepsis - dangerous complications that are caused by a reaction towards infection 
  • Hemophilia - a condition where blood does not clot normally as it lacks blood-clotting proteins
  • Sickle cell disease - a group of blood disorders that affect hemoglobin

3. What are the most common tests performed by hematologists?

Hematologists typically conduct various tests and procedures to make a solid diagnosis. Here are the most common procedures performed by hematologists: 

  • Complete blood count (CBC) - the most common test that is done to count the red and white blood cells, including hemoglobin to monitor diseases
  • Prothrombin time (PT) - a test that is done to measure the duration of blood-clotting 
  • Bone marrow biopsy - biopsy is a test that is commonly done to check for cancerous cells. Small needle may be used to take the sample of bone marrow
  • Immunotherapy - therapy for immune system to fight certain types of cancers
  • Blood tranfusion - medical routine procedure to donate blood with the use of small tube 

4. What to expect during a visit to hematologist?

During the first visit, hematologists may ask about your past medical history and current medications that you are taking. Additionally, hematologists may also conduct CBC test to monitor blood condition. 



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