BCDI Welcomes Dr. Maria Espanol as Staff Hematologist

We are delighted to announce that Maria Espanol, MD, has joined the Bleeding and Clotting Disorders Institute, effective July 5, 2022, as a staff hematologist.
“We are excited to welcome Dr. Espanol to BCDI to better serve the bleeding and clotting disorders community in downstate Illinois,” BCDI Founder, CEO and Chief Medical Officer Dr. Michael Tarantino said. “Dr. Espanol shares our passion to bring expert care to underserved patients who will greatly benefit from her expertise.”
Dr. Espanol is a pediatric hematologist/oncologist that specializes in managing bleeding and clotting disorders and other non-malignant hematological conditions. She joins BCDI after spending the last three years in a hematology and oncology fellowship at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center/Children’s Hospital of New Orleans in Louisiana.
Dr. Espanol received her Doctorate in Medicine from Universidad Iberoamericana in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic and her Master Executive in Hospital Management from Escuela de Organizacion Industrial in Madrid, Spain. She then completed an internship and pediatrics residency at the Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow, New York.
“I’m excited for the opportunity to take care of patients in an environment that provides integrated, family-orientated care, state-of-the-art medical care, and education for individuals with bleeding and clotting disorders,” Dr. Espanol said, who is fluent in English and Spanish.
Dr. Espanol will see pediatric and adult patients at the Bleeding and Clotting Disorders Institute at 427 W. Northmoor Road in Peoria and at our many outreach locations.