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Steven R. Lentz, M.D., Ph.D.
Hamilton Professor of Hematology
Professor of Internal Medicine
Division of Hematology, Oncology, and Blood & Marrow Transplantation
Carver College of Medicine
The University of Iowa

Dr. Lentz cares for patients with hemostatic and hematological disorders, including those with hemophilia or thrombophilia. Thrombophilia is a condition in which predisposes to an increased risk to develop blood clots. These blood clots may produce symptoms in the legs, lungs, or other organs, and are potentially fatal if not treated appropriately. Thrombophilia may be congenital (present at birth or inherited) or acquired as the result of another condition. Patients with thrombophilia should be evaluated by an experienced Hematologist. If anticoagulation is recommended, patients should be monitored on a regular basis by an anticoagulation service.

Thrombophilia Brochures

Thrombophilia Lecture by Dr. Lentz

 

To make an appointment:

New patients:  319-384-8611
Established patients:  319-356-4200 or 319-356-4422

Online appointment form

University of Iowa Hematology Anticoagulation Service
Scott Leaverton, PA-C
319-353-7936

University of Iowa Hemophilia Treatment Center

 

Additional information can be found at the links listed below:

Dr. Lentz's page

University of Iowa Health Care

University of Iowa Department of Internal Medicine

Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center                    

Anticoagulation Forum

Thrombophilia Support Page

INATE (Investigators Against Thromboembolism)