Dr. Lee M Hilliard M.D.
Hematologist (Pediatric) | Pediatric Hematology-Oncology1600 7th Ave S Birmingham AL, 35233
Dr. Lee Hilliard is a pediatric hematologist practicing in Birmingham, AL. Dr. Hilliard 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. Hilliard treats include leukemias, lymphomas and certain tumors. Dr. Hilliard 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 Mississippi School of Medicine 1990
PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsABP- Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
- Osteogenic sarcoma associated with Diamond-Blackfan anemia: a report from the Diamond-Blackfan Anemia Registry.
- Protective role of hemoglobin and fetal hemoglobin in early kidney disease for children with sickle cell anemia.
- Hydroxyurea decreases hospitalizations in pediatric patients with Hb SC and Hb SB+ thalassemia.
- Morphologic features of normoblasts in a case of myopathy, lactic acidosis, and sideroblastic anemia.
- The impact of the new medicaid (Medi-Cal) changes in California.
- University of Alabama Hospital Program
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