Children's Hospital
Children's Hospital

200 Henry Clay Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70118



(504) 896-9740

Office Hours:

8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday - Friday

Children's Hospital
Children's Hospital Outpatient Center of Baton Rouge


Lolie Yu, MD, Director
Renee Gardner, MD
Jaime Morales, MD
Tammuella C. Singleton, MD
Maria Velez, MD

The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Children’s Hospital provides comprehensive care with a multidisciplinary team approach. The program is a part of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) approved LSUHSC/Children's Hospital Minority CCOP, and is a member of the Children’s Oncology Group (COG) - a nationwide Children’s Cancer Study Group. The Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant (HSCT) program is recognized by COG and the National Marrow Donor program is affiliated with the CIBMTR and Pediatric Blood Marrow Transplant Consortion.

Pediatric surgery, orthopedic surgery, neurosurgery, pathology, radiation oncology, diagnostic radiology, and other pediatric subspecialists and laboratory facilities for studies of genetic disorders, bleeding disorders, and hemoglobinopathy are all available. Radiation oncologists (from Touro Infirmary) work closely with our team.

Management expertise includes, but is not limited to:
Brain tumor
Wilms tumor
Sickle cell anemia
Bleeding disorders
Hematopoietic stem cell transplant

In 1989, Children’s Hospital was approved as a Pediatric Hospital Cancer Program by the American College of Surgeons. Our program is affiliated with the Louisiana State University’s Minority Community Clinical Oncology Program (MCCOP), which is accredited by the National Cancer Institute. Children’s Hospital is also a member of the Children’s Oncology Group (COG), a national study group of premier research institutes in the United States and Canada. Our hospital has the only approved COG hematopoietic stem cell transplant program in Louisiana.

The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders is also a teaching facility for medical students, nursing students and those completing graduate and postgraduate training. Our program has the only approved, dedicated
hematology/oncology fellowship training in the state of Louisiana. This program is part of the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center (LSUHSC) Department of Pediatrics and the Stanley S. Scott Cancer Center of LSUHSC.

Our pediatric experts realize that caring for children with malignancies and blood disorders commands a delicate balance of medical care and emotional support. Members of the multidisciplinary team include are child psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, hematology/oncology nurse coordinators, pharmacists, dieticians, laboratory technologists, physical,occupational, speech and hearing, music, recreation and child life therapists.

Though patient care is our primary focus, Children’s Hospital is an active participant in clinical and basic research of childhood cancers and blood disorders. Our physicians have access to the most modern therapies for treatment of malignancies and blood disorders in children.

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