STATE OF THE ART MEDICAL CARE
Management and treatment through a bleeding disorder center greatly improve the outcome.
The Northern Regional Bleeding Disorder Center provides state-of-the-art, comprehensive medical care and support for individuals with bleeding disorders and their families. Disorders may include hemophilia, Von Willebrand’s disease, and other inherited blood disorders.
Located on the campus of Munson Medical Center in Traverse City, it is the only hemophilia and bleeding disorder treatment center in northern Michigan. One of nine collaborative treatment centers in Michigan, it is affiliated with the Hemophilia Foundation of Michigan, National Hemophilia Foundation, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
A Total Treatment Plan
A comprehensive treatment plan is developed to address the physical, psychosocial, dental, educational, financial, and nutritional health needs of the patient.
Research proves that management and treatment through a bleeding disorder center greatly improves outcomes for people with bleeding disorders and helps them enjoy independent, productive, and healthy lives.
Team members provide education to individuals and their family members about specific bleeding disorders, evaluate family members for bleeding disorders, and make referrals to specialized agencies and foundations for ongoing assistance.
Your Treatment Team
The Northern Regional Bleeding Disorder Center team includes:
- Adult and Pediatric Hematologists
- Nurse Practitioner
- Social Worker
- Physical Therapist
- Dental Hygienist
- Data Coordinator
- Lab Technician
We’re Here to Help
Having a bleeding disorder means spending a great deal of time and energy navigating the health care system. The Northern Regional Bleeding Disorder Center team will assist individuals with managing their bleeding disorder and will provide support, education, and other services.
- Adult and pediatric comprehensive clinics
- Diagnostic evaluations
- Medical consultations
- Pharmacy services
- Home infusion training
- Outpatient infusion services
- Financial and insurance counseling
- Legislative advocacy
- Special events: retreats, camps, infusion weekend, legislative day, walk-a-thon, volunteer opportunities