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Hematology & Oncology

Eleny Romanos-Sirakis, MD

Shaded Quraishi, MD

Ludovico Guarini, MD

Staten Island University Hospital's Children Cancer Center provides diagnosis, treatment and follow-up for infants, children and adolescents from birth to 20 years of age. The Children's Cancer Center offers a comprehensive and collaborative approach to the diagnosis and treatment of Pediatric Cancer, following the guidelines of the National Pediatric Cancer Study groups. The center is also equipped to evaluate, diagnose and treat blood disorders such as anemia, thrombocytopenia, hemoglobinopathies, coagulation disorders and many other blood related disease. Children diagnosed with sickle cell disease at birth are referred to the Center for comprehensive evaluation and treatment.

The center offers outpatient and inpatient care, including cancer chemotherapy, blood transfusions, factor infusions, gamma globulin infusions and more.

Dr. Vaiselbuh is the director of Staten Island University Hospital Children's Cancer Center and the HistioCare Program, based at Cancer Services at Staten Island University Hospital. Dr. Vaiselbuh received her medical degree from the University of Antwerp, Belgium. She completed her initial medical training in Belgium in Internal Medicine and Adult Bone Marrow Transplantation. Dr. Vaiselbuh did a second residency in Pediatrics at SUNY-Downstate Medical Center and a fellowship in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology at Cohen Children's Medical Center of the North Shore-LIJ Health System.

A recognized expert in histiocytic disorders, Dr. Vaiselbuh has established HistioCare, a new specialty center at SIUH. She is a member of the Histiocytosis Society, the professional organization that unites physicians from all over the world each year to review progress made in understanding this disorder.

In addition, she recently received the prestigious Jon Pritchard Fellowship Award, which recognizes promising research that might lead to a breakthrough for novel treatments in histiocytosis.

For further information or appointments please call:

Cancer Services' Office at (718) 226-6400 • FAX: (718) 226-6434

Located at 256-C Mason Avenue, adjacent to Staten Island University Hospital North.

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