Dr. Chenue Abongwa M.D
Hematologist (Pediatric) | Pediatric Hematology-Oncology200 Hawkins Dr Iowa City IA, 52242
Dr. Chenue Abongwa is a pediatric hematologist practicing in Iowa City, IA. Dr. Abongwa 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. Abongwa treats include leukemias, lymphomas and certain tumors. Dr. Abongwa 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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