Dr. Michael Tarantino, Medical Director of the Bleeding and Clotting Disorders Institute was invited to present "Every Bleed Counts: Preventing Joint Disease in Persons with Hemophilia" at the Inaugural Annual Meeting of the Hong Kong Society of Thrombosis and Hemostasis in Hong Kong, February 21, 2014. Dr. Tarantino also spoke to the team of Baxter Healthcare Hong Kong on the use of bypassing agents for persons with hemophilia and inhibitors.
Dr. Tarantino was awarded the highest honor in the bleeding disorders community, The 2012 Physician of the Year.
Dr. Tarantino was the featured story in Healthy Cells Magazine.
Our hearts and prayers go out to the community of Washington, IL who have endured the tornado this week. Seven of our staff have personally been affected. For current updates visit: www.facebook.com/pages/Washington-IL-Tornado to see what is needed.
Dr. Tarantino Pedals for Platelets through Tucson Arizona competing in the El Tour De Tucson in an effort to help raise awareness and funding for the tens of thousands of people who are affected with ITP and other Platelet Disorders!
The only federally funded Hemophilia Treatment Center of Excellence South of Chicago, drawing patients from 15 states.
HEMATOLOGY BOARD CERTIFICATION MATTERS
A Board Certification in Hematology is critical when evaluating, using diagnostic reasoning, and clinical judgment skills expected of a physician treating patients with bleeding and clotting disorders.