Dr. Raymond G Watts M.D.
Hematologist (Pediatric) | Pediatric Hematology-Oncology1600 7th Ave S Birmingham AL, 35233
Dr. Raymond Watts is a pediatric hematologist practicing in Birmingham, AL. Dr. Watts 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. Watts treats include leukemias, lymphomas and certain tumors. Dr. Watts 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
La State Univ Sch of Med In Shreveport, Shreveport La 1981
PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsABP- Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
Expert PublicationsData provided by the National Library of Medicine
- Severe hypophosphatemia: a rare cause of intravascular hemolysis.
- Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura: a 10-year natural history study at the childrens hospital of alabama.
- Successful use of recombinant factor VIIa for emergency fasciotomy in a patient with hemophilia A and high-titer inhibitor unresponsive to factor VIII inhibitor bypassing activity.
- The use of recombinant factor VIIa in a patient with Noonan syndrome and life-threatening bleeding.
- Three sequential malignancies in a child.
- Venous thromboembolism in pediatric patients: epidemiologic data from a pediatric tertiary care center in Alabama.
- Chemotherapy medication errors in a pediatric cancer treatment center: prospective characterization of error types and frequency and development of a quality improvement initiative to lower the error rate.
- Phenotypes of allo- and autoimmune antibody responses to FVIII characterized by surface plasmon resonance.
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