The Children’s Specialty Center of Nevada is creating the Sickle Cell Treatment Center of Nevada, which will help address the need for adequate treatment of sickle cell disease in the state of Nevada.
Under the direction of Nik Abdul Rashid, M.D., patients will receive high-quality medical treatment adhering to national treatment guidelines, aimed at improving the health and quality of life of individuals with the disease. Patients will also have access to a comprehensive multi-disciplinary team to help assess their overall health. The team will include a pediatric hematologist, pediatric neuropsychologist, palliative care specialist, social worker, patient advocate and educator, clinical research associate, physical therapist and registered nurse.
Read more about the new center in Nevada Business Magazine.