Sickle Cell Disease

Our Mission

Sickle cell faculty group photo

The mission of the Johns Hopkins Sickle Cell Center for Adults is to provide comprehensive and state-of-the-art care to patients with sickle cell disease and other hemoglobin disorders.  Established in 2008, the Center is staffed by a team of world-renowned physicians, nurses, advanced practice providers, and staff who are devoted to clinical care and research in sickle cell disease.

The services provided to patients at the Johns Hopkins Sickle Cell Center for Adults include:

  • Comprehensive Sickle Cell Treatment and Management
  • Pain Management
  • Wound Care
  • Social Services

  • Case Management
  • Genetic Counseling
  • Patient Education
  • Psychiatric Services

Meet Our Physician Leaders

  • Sophie Miriam Lanzkron, M.D., M.H.S.

    • Director, Sickle Cell Center for Adults, The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    • Professor of Medicine
    • Professor of Oncology
  • Pat Carroll, M.D.

    • Director of Psychiatric Services, Sickle Cell Center for Adults
    • Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
  • Lydia Harley Pecker, M.D.

    • Director, Young Adult Clinic, Johns Hopkins Sickle Cell Center for Adults
    • Assistant Professor of Medicine
    • Assistant Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics
  • Elizabeth Prince, D.O.

    • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Meet the Sickle Cell Team

Ashley Lauriello, MSN, CRNP

Advanced Practice Provider Manager

Ashley Lauriello

Mingo Boards, MSN, CRNP

Nurse Practitioner

Mingo Boards

Shannon Carroll, MSN, CRNP

Nurse Practitioner

Shannon Carroll

Josie Tossa, MPH, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Dawn Hatcher

Amir Alghali, MSN, CRNP

Nurse Practitioner

Amir Alghali

Dawn Hatcher, LBSW

Social Work

Dawn Hatcher

Alex Cristofori, MPH, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Alex Cristofori

Annie Mollar

Sr. Medical Office Coordinator

Annie Mollar

Meet Our Collaborators

  • Robert Alan Brodsky, M.D.

    • Director, Division of Hematology
    • Program Director, T32 Training Program, Division of Hematology
    • Johns Hopkins Family Professor of Oncology Research
    • Professor of Medicine
    • Professor of Oncology
  • Arthur Louis Burnett, M.D.

    • Director, Basic Science Laboratory in Neuro-Urology
    • Patrick C. Walsh Professor of Urology
    • Director, Sexual Medicine Fellowship Program
    • Professor of Urology
    • Professor of Oncology
  • Eboni Ife Lance, M.D.

    • Medical Director of the Sickle Cell Neurodevelopmental Clinic
    • Associate Professor of Neurology
  • Rakhi Prakash Naik, M.D., M.H.S.

    • Director, Hematology Fellowship Track
    • Clinical Director, Division of Hematology
    • Director, Organ Systems Foundation of Medicine (OSFM)
    • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Adrienne Williams Scott, M.D.

    • Clinic Director, Wilmer Eye Institute - Bel Air
    • Fred M. Leader Family Retina Professor
    • Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
  • Rosalyn Walker Stewart, M.D., M.B.A., M.S.

    • Chairman, Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
    • Director, Johns Hopkins After Care Clinic, Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center
    • Director, Johns Hopkins Hospital Comprehensive Substance Use Consolation Service
    • Clinical Director, Division of Addiction Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital
    • Medical Director, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Department of Care Coordination and Clinical Resource Management
    • Professor of Medicine
  • Ambroise Wonkam, M.D., Ph.D.

    • Director, McKusick-Nathans Institute, and Department of Genetic Medicine
    • Professor of Genetic Medicine

Stronger Together

The Johns Hopkins Sickle Cell Center for Adults is a proud member of the Globin Research Network for Data & Discovery (GRNDaD) Registry, the National Alliance of Sickle Cell Centers (NASCC), and the ASH Research Collaborative Sickle Cell Clinical Trials Network (ASH CTN).

Sickle Cell Clinic Appointments

Existing Patients

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New Patients

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