Dr. Melissa Rhodes MD
Hematologist (Pediatric) | Pediatric Hematology-Oncology555 S 18th St Columbus OH, 43205
Dr. Melissa Rhodes is a pediatric hematologist practicing in Columbus, OH. Dr. Rhodes 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. Rhodes treats include leukemias, lymphomas and certain tumors. Dr. Rhodes can also treat bleeding disorders in children. Pediatric hematologists can be found in childrens hospitals, community hospitals, university medical centers and more.
PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsABP- Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
- Eastern Va Med Sch, Pediatrics
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