Diseases of Blood Cells


    Diseases of blood cells include a variety of conditions that can damage a patient's red blood cells, white blood cells, or platelets. Common examples include anemia, affecting red blood cells; von Willebrand disease, affecting platelets; and white cell counts that are either too high or too low, affecting the body's immune system.

    Our providers


    Gregory Brandt, MD

    Pediatric Hematology Oncologist Pediatrics
    400 N. 9th Street Springfield, IL 62702

    Andrew Cluster, MD

    400 N. 9th Street Springfield, IL 62702

    Ruchika Goel, MD

    Hematologist Internal Medicine, Cancer Care
    315 W. Carpenter St. Springfield, IL 62702

    Lauri Lopp, MD

    Physician Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702

    Why SIU

    Continually learning

    With a focus on continual improvement, our doctors take the time to research, study and innovate to provide the latest treatments for our patients.

    Patient-first experience

    Our care ranges from primary care physicians to specialists and sub-specialists who have advanced training. We're here for you when you need us.

    Breakthrough tech

    Continually teaching the next generation of doctors, our physicians use the latest developments in procedures and technologies for our patients.