Dr. Stephen Dale Smith M.D.
Hematologist (Pediatric) | Pediatric Hematology-Oncology2330 Shawnee Mission Parkway Mission KS, 66205
Dr. Stephen Smith is a pediatric hematologist practicing in Mission, KS. Dr. Smith 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. Smith treats include leukemias, lymphomas and certain tumors. Dr. Smith can also treat bleeding disorders in children. Pediatric hematologists can be found in childrens hospitals, community hospitals, university medical centers and more.
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