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Posts by Hanny Al-Samkari, MD


Dr. Hanny Al-Samkari is a hematologist and clinical investigator at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School. He received his medical degree from Washington University in St. Louis, completed his residency in internal medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (where he also served as Chief Medical Resident), and completed his fellowship in hematology and medical oncology at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute-Massachusetts General Hospital combined program. He specializes in disorders of bleeding and clotting as well as hemolytic anemias. This includes hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia, immune thrombocytopenia, chemotherapy-induced thrombocytopenia, pyruvate kinase deficiency, thalassemia, hemophilia, von Willebrand disease, and other blood diseases.  As a clinical investigator, Dr. Al-Samkari serves as the principal investigator for several clinical trials at any given time for these diseases and is able to offer new treatment options to these patients.

Dr. Al-Samkari also serves as the Associate Director of the multidisciplinary Massachusetts General Hospital Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia Center of Excellence. Patients with hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia seeking care at our internationally-recognized center are encouraged to schedule an appointment with Dr. Al-Samkari.

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