Dr. Kathleen Faulkner MD
Hematologist (Pediatric) | Pediatric Hematology-Oncology690 Canton St Westwood MA, 02090
Dr. Kathleen Faulkner is a pediatric hematologist practicing in Westwood, MA. Dr. Faulkner specializes in treating children that have a blood disease or cancer. Such blood diseases include disorders of red blood cells, white blood cells and/or platelets. The types of cancers that Dr. Faulkner treats include leukemias, lymphomas and certain tumors. Dr. Faulkner can also treat bleeding disorders in children. Pediatric hematologists can be found in childrens hospitals, community hospitals, university medical centers and more.
Education and Training
University of Pennsylvania, PA 1975
PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsABP
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