Hemophilia Association of the Capital Area

Adult HTC

Medstar Georgetown University Center for Hemophilia and Thrombophilic Disorders
Georgetown University Hospital, Lombardi Cancer Center
3800 Reservoir Road, NW
Washington, DC 20007
(202) 687-0117

Georgetown University Center for Hemophilia and Thrombophilic Disorders is a federally funded, state of the art hemophilia treatment center serving the Washington, D. and suburban Maryland and Virginia area, providing comprehensive care for adults with bleeding disorders, including family-centered medical and psychosocial services, education, and research. Research shows comprehensive care leads to improved medical and quality of life outcomes, including:

  • Longer, healthier lives
  • Early detection of complications
  • Decrease in emotional and social dysfunction
  • Lower unemployment rates
  • Greater medical insurance coverage
  • Integration and stability of family
  • Overall high consumer satisfaction

The HTC has a dedicated, multi-disciplinary team of specialists involved in all aspects of a patient's health and well-being, including a hematologist, two nurse coordinators, social worker, physical therapist, and orthopedic surgeons. Staff also work closely with and can provide guidance and advice to primary care physicians and other physicians who care for patients who have complications associated with bleeding disorders, such as hepatitis C and HIV. Services include:

  • Comprehensive Care
  • Annual physical exam
  • Hepatitis and HIV testing and monitoring
  • Orthopedic management
  • Psychosocial assessment, support, counseling and referral
  • Physical therapy evaluation
  • Evaluation and treatment of hemorrhages and complications
  • Specialized health care referral
  • Education and information
  • Access to CDC and RTI clinical research studies
  • Specialized medical services
  • Specialized emergency room procedures and 24-hour availability of physicians knowledgeable about hemophilia and von Willebranddisease
  • Consultation and coordination of hospitalizations and surgeries
  • Home infusion instruction
  • Prenatal testing of carriers and counseling for spouses and children
  • Comprehensive coagulation of laboratory and blood bank