Bone Marrow Transplant Program at Nemours Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
Nemours is one of the largest integrated pediatric health systems in the United States. It is entirely focused on pediatric specialty care with superior doctors and nurses. As one of the safest and best children's hospitals in the U.S, Nemours has intensive and acute inpatient and outpatient services covering more than 30 disciplines. It is internationally recognized in blood and bone marrow transplantation, achondroplasia, cancer treatments, cardiology and cardiac surgery, neurosurgery, orthopedics, and solid organ transplantation.
Orthopedists (bone specialists) and orthopedic surgeons at Nemours Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders make their pediatric orthopedics programs among the largest and most widely respected in the United States — and across the globe. Along with their renowned oncologists (cancer doctors), hematologists (blood specialists) and researchers, they rank among the very best in the country for both pediatric orthopedics and cancer care (U.S. News & World Report named Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children one of the “Best Hospitals”).
Their combined expertise allows them to diagnose and treat common, rare and complex bone tumors in children — both malignant and benign.
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Dr. Edward A. Kolb
Director, Blood & Bone Marrow Transplantation (BB, Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Department of Pediatrics
Dr. Edward Anders Kolb spends about half his time treating kids who have cancer and their families and making daily life easier for them. The other half heavily involved with advanced research programs to find new cancer drugs that are more effective, with fewer side effects. Dr. Kolb prioritizes the treatment experience and aims to make it as personal and comfortable as possible for every family. Dr. Kolb has been recognized as Philadelphia Magazine’s Top Doctors and Best Doctors in America®.