The Sickle Cell Program at Texas Children’s Hematology Center offers comprehensive family-centered care for children with this complex blood disorder. Our individualized course of treatment includes patient care, education, psychosocial support services, screening and counseling for children and their families. Serving over 1,000 children each year, our program is one of the largest in Texas.
Topics in this video:
00:05 – What is sickle cell disease?
00:39 – What are the complications of sickle cell disease?
01:18 – How common is sickle cell disease?
01:46 – How is sickle cell disease diagnosed?
02:15 – What is the treatment for sickle cell disease?
03:15 – What makes the Texas Children’s Sickle Cell Center unique?
04:10 – What sickle cell disease research is being conducted at Texas Children’s Hospital?
04:54 – How can parents contact the Texas Children’s Sickle Cell Center?
To learn more about Texas Children’s Sickle Cell Program, please visit
To learn about the Sickle Cell Program team of physicians and other medical providers, please visit
To read our informational handbook on sickle cell disease, please visit http://www.texaschildrens.org/sicklecellhandbook.