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. The team consists of a physician, nurse coordinator and outreach coordinator, social worker and dietitian.

Phone. 937-641-3111
Fax. 937-641-5484

Medical Director: Mukund Dole, MD

Diagnoses or conditions treated

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 available

  • 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


  • Dayton Children's sickle cell
    • Monday-Friday, 8:30 am- 4:00 pm
  • Comprehensive clinic
    • Every month
  • Lima
    • Every third Thursday of each month
  • Middletown
    • Every second Tuesday of each month 


Chardanai White and Shayla Ellington - sickle cell patients

Referral Process

Phone: 937-641-4000
Fax: 937-641-4500

Monday - Friday 7:30 am - 6:00 pm


Related to : Hematology / Oncology.


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