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Golisano Children's Hospital / Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

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U.S. News & World Report

UR Medicine’s Golisano Children’s Hospital's Hematology/Oncology program has been recognized as one of the nation’s best in the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Children’s Hospital rankings.

The Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Division at Golisano Children's Hospital cares for children, adolescents, and young adults with cancer, blood disorders, bone marrow failure, and congenital immune deficiencies.

Our Mission

Our mission is to treat and cure children with cancer and blood diseases by understanding their special needs and providing them with comprehensive, compassionate care from diagnosis through recovery. Our hospital environment is designed to provide these services with maximum convenience. Patients can see their doctor for an office visit, have tests performed and receive treatment (including chemotherapy and blood transfusions) all in the same location.

healthy familySchedule an Appointment

Call us if your child has an immediate cancer issue. Your child will be seen by a board certified pediatric hematologist/oncologist. We will see them within 24 hours. For blood disease issues, we will see them within a week.

To schedule an appointment, call (585) 275-2981 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. After hours and during emergencies, calls are transferred to a physician on call.

Prevention and Treatment

We also strive to improve the prevention and treatment of childhood cancers as well as the management of long-term complications of therapy through clinical and laboratory research. We are developing clinical research programs for stem cell transplantation including regimens for malignant and nonmalignant disorders such as sickle cell disease and immune deficiencies.

Our Team

Our team includes skilled physicians and advanced practice nurses who are dedicated to caring for the physical and emotional needs of children and their families. In addition to these professionals, children, and families at Golisano Children's Hospital have the benefit of a full range of support services and staff to guide them through many of the social, emotional and financial issues that come with illness. Additional services are provided by Pediatric Surgery, Orthopedics, Neurosurgery, Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose and Throat), and Pediatric Radiation Oncology.


Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at Golisano Children's Hospital works in conjunction with the James P. Wilmot Cancer Center and is a key participant in the clinical research organizations of the Children's Oncology Group. These organizations collaborate with other major pediatric clinical trial groups to accelerate efforts to cure and prevent cancers occurring in children and adolescents.