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For many patients, blood transfusion is not an option, whether for religious reasons or safety concerns. The Center for Bloodless Medicine and Surgery team understands and respects this view. We are experts in patient blood management, improving health outcomes and creating peace of mind for those who seek the very best healthcare, without the use of blood or blood products.

Discover the Benefits

There are many benefits to a bloodless approach. Research shows that patients who do not receive blood transfusions recover faster, experience fewer infections and leave the hospital sooner than those who do.

Uterine Fibroids: Symptoms and Management Options with Bloodless Medicine Webinar

Living with uterine fibroids can be painful. Dr. Harold Wu, minimally invasive gynecologic surgeon, and Dr. Steven Frank, medical director for the Bloodless Medicine and Surgery Program, discuss ways women can best manage their fibroids. They will explain various symptoms and treatment options, including the use of bloodless medicine.


How it Works: Bloodless Medicine and Surgery - An Alternative to Blood Transfusion

Bloodless medicine and surgery is an alternative to blood transfusion that among other benefits, has been shown to reduce infections and help patients recover faster. In this video, experts from Johns Hopkins explain the techniques used before, during and after surgery to help patients minimize blood loss and the need to receive donated blood.

Bloodless Medicine | Hazel's Story

Hazel Skinner has suffered from chronic illnesses for over 15 years and came to Johns Hopkins from Pennsylvania. Hazel's sister, Dawn, has been to every appointment with her and finds comfort in knowing Hazel's care is a top priority for the Bloodless medicine team. Hazel was admitted to Hopkins and was soon introduced to Dr. Linda Resar, the consultant hematologist for the Bloodless program.


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Johns Hopkins Awarded Level I Certification in Blood Management

The Center for Bloodless Medicine and Surgery is proud to announce that on June 20, The Johns Hopkins Hospital was awarded a Level 1 certification in Patient Blood Management by The Joint Commission and AABB.

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