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Northern Blood

Haematology is the study of disorders or diseases affecting the blood or bone marrow.  Haematologists are blood specialists who look after diseases affecting the blood and bone marrow, including leukaemias, lymphomas and clots.

Northern Blood are a group of clinical and laboratory haematologists dedicated in providing high quality clinical care for patients with haematological disorders in the Northern suburbs of Melbourne.

We provide a comprehensive service in the diagnosis and management of all malignant and nonmalignant haematological conditions.

These include disorders such as:

  • Anaemia and other full blood count abnormalities
  • Thrombosis (blood clots)
  • Bleeding disorders
  • Thalassemia
  • Iron disorders such as haemochromatosis or iron deficiency
  • Leukaemia
  • Myeloma
  • Myelodysplasia

All specialists at Northern Blood have public clinical appointments at the Northern hospital and are actively involved in clinical research and clinical trials.

About us

Dr Vanessa Manitta
MBBS(Hons) BSc FRACP FRCPA

Dr Teresa Leung
MBBS FRACP FRCPA

Dr Rachel Cooke
MBChB, BSc (Hons), FRACP, FRCPA

Dr. Prahlad Ho
MBBS(Hons) BMedSc FRACP FRCPA