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Dr. Janet Luyu Wang, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2850 Commercial Crossing
Santa Cruz, CA
 

Dr. Janet Wang is an adult hematologist, adult oncologist, and medical oncologist. Her average rating from her patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Maternity and Surgery Center of Santa Cruz, and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Dr. Wang is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and more. She has an open panel. She graduated from Baylor College of Medicine and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Wang (or staff) is conversant in Mandarin and Spanish.

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Dr. Michael C Wu, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2850 Commercial Crossing
Santa Cruz, CA
 

Dr. Michael Wu specializes in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Patients gave Dr. Wu an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Maternity and Surgery Center of Santa Cruz, and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare HSA. His practice is open to new patients. Dr. Wu attended Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at Allegheny General Hospital.

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Dr. Glenn D Wong, DO
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2850 Commercial Crossing
Santa Cruz, CA
 

Dr. Glenn Wong is a specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Dr. Wong's professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Maternity and Surgery Center of Santa Cruz, and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. He graduated from Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Wong completed a residency program at Caritas St. Elizabeth's Medical Center.

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What is Hematology?

Hematology is a medical specialty that focuses on diseases of the blood, bone marrow, and lymphatic system. Blood flows to every cell in our body and is extremely important to our survival. Problems with the production of blood cells or cancers that affect the blood can be very dangerous. Hematologists treat these and other diseases, such as:
  • Anemia, a low level of red blood cells
  • Low levels of white blood cells or platelets
  • Bleeding disorders, such as hemophilia
  • Clotting disorders, such as deep vein thrombosis
  • Cancers of the blood, such as leukemia and lymphoma

To diagnose a blood disorder, hematologists may look at the blood under a microscope in a procedure called a blood smear. They may order a lab test of the blood called a complete blood count. This test measures the levels of red and white blood cells, platelets, and hemoglobin in your blood. They may do lab tests to measure the levels of proteins in your blood needed for bleeding and clotting. They may even do a bone marrow biopsy to check a small sample of bone marrow for problems in how blood is being produced.

A hematologist may work with all kinds of patients. Specialized hematologists called pediatric hematologists work only with children. All hematologists work to diagnose disease and prescribe treatments in order to care for their patients. They also work with general practice physicians, pediatricians, oncologists, transplant specialists, and others to guide treatment. Healing any problems with your blood is the first step towards your whole body feeling better.
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