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The Center for Bloodless Medicine and Surgery

For many patients, blood transfusion is not an option, whether for religious reasons or safety concerns. The Center for Bloodless Medicine and Surgery team understands and respects this view. We are experts in patient blood management, improving health outcomes and creating peace of mind for those who seek the very best healthcare, without the use of blood or blood products.

Discover the Benefits

There are many benefits to a bloodless approach. Research shows that patients who do not receive blood transfusions recover faster, experience fewer infections and leave the hospital sooner than those who do.

Bloodless Medicine and Surgery: What You Need to Know | Steven Frank, M.D.

Dr. Steven Frank, medical director of the Center for Bloodless Medicine and Surgery at Johns Hopkins, discusses why patients choose bloodless medicine and surgery, the benefits, what surgical procedures can be performed without a foreign blood transfusion and why so many patients choose Johns Hopkins for their bloodless health care needs.

Tammy's Story

One of our grateful patients tells her story about finding the medical care she needed at Johns Hopkins after she was turned down by doctors at other hospitals.

Bloodless Medicine and Surgery News and Events

Team Members Attend Conference

Team members recently attended a series of seminars whose subjects included medical and surgical treatments without blood transfusion. We invite you to read a conference report.

Center for Bloodless Medicine and Surgery Mail Box

All of us at the Center for Bloodless Medicine and Surgery enjoy hearing from our friends and former patients. We are pleased to share some of our recent mail.

"We will never forget the kindness that was shown to us."
“Thank you for the excellent internet program.”
“Thank you for taking such great care of me.”

Bloodless Medicine Webinar

On May 3, 2016 The Center for Bloodless Medicine and Surgery at Johns Hopkins broadcast a webinar to a national and international audience. We are pleased to present this recording of Bloodless Medicine and Surgery: Top 10 Things To Consider

Center for Bloodless Medicine and Surgery Director Inducted into Academy of Clinical Excellence

Read about the significance of this honor.

Thirteen pound infant has open heart surgery without transfusion

Parents of this less than one year old patient requested surgery without transfusion. At first the doctors and nurses didn't think this was possible since these cases are virtually always given blood. With a coordinated team effort, including input from our Bloodless team, they pulled it off against the odds. Read about this amazing case.

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Contact Us Today

Call us to schedule an appointment at 877-474-8558.

Doctors, please page us on the Bloodless Medicine pager, 410-283-2808, or call 877-474-8558.