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Johns Hopkins Medicine has built a reputation for excellence unsurpassed by any health care institution in the world. Pioneers in their fields, Johns Hopkins clinicians and scientists have been responsible for many of the major discoveries and innovations in patient care and research made in the last century. Because of our global reach, people from around the world come to Johns Hopkins, confident they will receive the most comprehensive medical care available anywhere.
The story of Johns Hopkins is—at its heart—a story of philanthropy. Johns Hopkins Medicine owes its existence, and its continuing excellence, to the generosity of private individuals. Philanthropy allows Johns Hopkins Medicine to continue its ongoing efforts as a leader in innovative and compassionate treatment, groundbreaking research, and cutting-edge education.
Why Give to the Center for Bloodless Medicine and Surgery?
Using a team approach, the staff at the Center for Bloodless Medicine and Surgery takes the time to learn about each patient’s needs and desires. We work with every patient to make sure that his or her wishes with regard to the many options available to patients who desire to avoid blood transfusions are understood and incorporated into a personalized plan of care for the patient.
Our skilled physician-scientists decide which of the hundreds of leading doctors and surgeons at Johns Hopkins is the right fit for each patient, and we help to ensure the surgical and medical teams understand the patient’s wishes. Our mission at the Center is to identify treatment options and to make them available to anyone who desires the world’s best medical care, while avoiding a transfusion.
Noteworthy advances are happening at the Center for Bloodless Medicine and Surgery at Johns Hopkins Medicine. These advances are being made possible with the help of individuals, like you, who give their philanthropic support so that top notch medical care is available to all who wish to be treated in accord with their conscience or beliefs.
Your charitable gift helps sustain the work of the Center as it strives to translate the basic science of bloodless medicine into better treatment for patients with conditions such as cancer and heart disease as well as those who need surgery for a variety of conditions.
Thank you for your investment in the Center for Bloodless Medicine and Surgery.