Bleeding and Clotting Disorders

Bleeding and Clotting Disorder Services in Tampa, Florida

St. Joseph’s Hospital Center for Bleeding and Clotting Disorders is one of approximately 140 federally funded centers in the U.S. Statistics have shown that care provided by federally-funded hemophilia treatment centers reduces morbidity and mortality in patients with bleeding disorders.  Our comprehensive team of specialists diagnose and treat a variety of bleeding and clotting disorders in infants, children, adolescents and adults, and consists of:

  • Hematologists – Adult and Pediatric
  • RN coordinators
  • RN research coordinator
  • Social worker
  • Physical therapist
  • Child life specialists
  • Orthopedic surgeon on consult
  • Dentist on consult
  • Genetic counselor on consult
  • Dietitian
  • Infusion center and inpatient nurses trained in the care of patients with bleeding and clotting disorders

Because we are a federally funded center, we can offer a 340B program to our patients, allowing them to get medications at a reduced cost. We are also active in industry-sponsored trials and belong to the American Thrombosis/Hemostasis Network (ATHN), a national initiative to study and improve the care of patients with bleeding and clotting disorders.

Conditions We Evaluate and Treat

  • Hemophilia A and B
  • von Willebrand disease
  • Rare factor deficiencies
  • Coagulation factor inhibitors
  • Carrier states
  • Thrombotic conditions
  • Inherited thrombophilias

When to Refer a Patient or Call for a Consultation

  • Known bleeding or clotting disorder
  • Family history of bleeding or clotting disorder
  • Personal or family history of one or more of the following:
    • Excessive bruising larger than a quarter size especially spontaneous or in atypical locations
    • Frequent epistaxis especially spontaneous, lasting longer than 10 minutes or requiring medical attention
    • Excessive menstrual bleeding such as every two weeks, lasting longer than seven days or causing iron deficiency anemia
    • A history of excessive bleeding after surgery or childbirth
    • Abnormal clotting study

To refer a patient or learn more, call (813) 554-8294 

Meet Our Team

Medical Director

Erin Cockrell, DO

Nurse Coordinators:

Megan Dobbins, RN
   Lisette Sanchez, RN

Social Worker:

            Margaret Rosa, MSW

Research Coordinator:

            Jessica Rodriguez, RN

Adult Hematology and Oncology:

Robert Crescentini, II, MD
Jennifer Giglia, MD
Vita Saranga-Perry, MD
Rebecca Lichwala, ARNP

Pediatric Hematology and Oncology:

Mark J. Mogul, MD
Dana A. Obzut, MD
Samantha T. Schaefer, MD, MS
Mindy Taylor, ARNP
Lauren Hilpl, ARNP