Hematology

Call us: 815-599-7000

Hematology is the diagnosis and treatment of blood diseases.

Blood diseases and disorders affect one or more parts of the blood and prevent your blood from doing its job. Many blood diseases and disorders are caused by genes. Other causes include other diseases, side effects of medicines, and a lack of certain nutrients in your diet. Common blood disorders include anemia and bleeding disorders such as hemophilia.

Our Providers




Arshad Shaikh MD

Specialty: Hematology, Medical Oncology, Cancer Care
Board Certification: Hematology, Medical Oncology, Internal Medicine
Location: The Leonard C. Ferguson Cancer Center at FHN Memorial Hospital

Contact Information:
Phone: 1-815-599-7000
Fax: 815-599-7091




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