Lydia Pecker MD
Hematologist (Pediatric) | Pediatric Hematology-Oncology720 RUTLAND AVE BALTIMORE MD, 21205
Dr. Lydia Pecker is a pediatric hematologist practicing in BALTIMORE, MD. Dr. Pecker 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. Pecker treats include leukemias, lymphomas and certain tumors. Dr. Pecker 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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