University Hospital HM Monteprincipe Madrid
Department of Pediatric Hematology and Oncohematology (301965)
Specialized in: pediatric hematology, oncohematology
The Department of Pediatric Hematology and Oncohematology at the University Hospital HM Montepríncipe specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of children and adolescents, starting from birth up to the age of 18, with blood disorders and malignant diseases of the hematopoietic system. The Department is headed by Dr. Blanca López, a doctor with capital letter, whose work is her life. It is also just an honest and amazing person. The woman who not only treats children, but also has managed to create a homely atmosphere. She also makes personal donations to charitable organizations.
The Department of Pediatric Hematology and Oncohematology at the University Hospital HM Montepríncipe has all necessary technology and techniques to diagnose and treat diseases, such as leukemia, anemia, erythremia, Hodgkin's disease, hemophilia, thrombocytopenia etc. The medical staff regularly attends advanced training and takes part in congresses and lectures, where they improve their knowledge. The employees of the Department of Pediatric Hematology and Oncohematology at the University Hospital HM Montepríncipe also try to create the best possible friendly ambience and to establish trusting relationships with the child and his parents.
The goal of the Department and medical staff is not only to cure the child with cancer, but also to ensure the child to become an adult, physically healthy, emotionally and socially adapted.
Each child has a special telephone device, which helps small patients to have round the clock contact with doctors and nurses.
The Department under the direction of Dr. Blanca López is focused on the child and his family, consequently, there are considered all aspects, including medical and psychosocial ones contributing to a successful and speedy child’s recovery:
- Pediatric and surgical care
- Intensive Care Unit, where parents can stay with their child
- Nurses with pediatric specialization
- Psycho-oncology and music therapy
- Voluntary work of the Spanish Association Against Cancer (AECC)
- Palliative care at home
- Social assistance
- Single patient rooms
- Classes for children to study according to the educational program
The main goal of the Department is to minimize the number of hospitalizations. In addition, Department at the University Hospital HM Montepríncipe, headed by Dr. Blanca López, has a person authorized to coordinate appointments for both diagnostic tests and consultations with other specialists.
- Madrid, Spain