Dr. Beatrice Hernandez is a hematologist oncologist practicing in La Porte, IN. Dr. Hernandez specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of blood diseases such as anemia, hemophilia, sickle-cell disease, leukemia and lymphoma. Hematologist Oncologists are also trained in the study of cancer and its attack on other organs.
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