Pediatric Platelet Disorders Program

Clinical Services: Pediatrics
Upper East Side
525 East 68th Street, Payson-695
New York, NY 10065
(646) 962-KIDS (5437)

The Pediatric Platelet Disorders Program at Weill Cornell Medicine was established four decades ago and is one of the first programs dedicated to children with platelet disorders such as immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP), as well as inherited disorders or platelet production or function. Our program pioneered the use of innovative therapies for children using thrombopoietic agents such as romiplastin and eltrombopag.

Research conducted over the years has contributed greatly to the development of newer therapies and treatment approaches to the management of these disorders. Children are able to be treated almost entirely on an outpatient basis.

Diagnosis & Treatment

Patients with acute (short-term) problems may be treated using standard therapies, while those with chronic conditions receive more complex, ongoing therapy.

We set the standard for the use in children of romiplastin (Nplate®) and eltrombopag (Promacta®), which promote platelet production.

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