Sickle Cell

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West Central Ohio Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center is one of only six sickle cell programs in the state of Ohio, and the only program located in the greater Dayton region that provides services to infants, children and teens with sickle cell disease.

A multidisciplinary approach to care for sickle cell patients ensures your child an optimum quality of life. Our team consists of a physician, nurse coordinator and outreach coordinator, social worker and dietitian. We are committed to providing compassionate, culturally sensitive, coordinated and comprehensive care to all children and their families.

Conditions We Treat

Abnormal hemoglobinopathies such as

  • Sickle Cell disease (such as Sickle Cell anemia, Hemoglobin SC disease and Sickle beta thalassemia)
  • Sickle Cell trait
  • Thalassemias (Alpha and Beta)
  • Other hemoglobin variants

Services We Offer

  • Evaluation, diagnosis and treatment
  • Consultation
  • Hemoglobin counseling and testing
  • Patient family support group
  • Ongoing education and outreach for professionals
  • Newborn screening followup
  • Collaboration with other sickle cell programs and community
  • Transition from pediatric to adult care

Meet Our Team

Medical Director: Mukund Dole, MD


  • Dayton Children's - Main Campus--Comprehensive clinic held every month
  • Specialty Clinics-Lima--Every third Thursday of each month
  • Specialty Care Center - Middletown--Every second Tuesday of each month

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Upcoming Events

Annual children's health and safety fair with a bike rodeo and many other health and safety stations.

Bike rodeo with free helmets while supply lasts to children receiving bike safety education and participating in bike rodeo and proper helmet fitting

Celebrate healthy kids day at the Coffman Family YMCA in Springboro!

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Our Services

Pediatric experts in more than 35 specialty areas


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One Children's Plaza - Dayton, Ohio - 45404-1815