Definition of hematologist in US English:

hematologist

(British haematologist)

noun

  • See hematology

    • ‘A hematologist can assist in the often difficult task of determining the exact type of sickle cell disease, especially in the presence of rarer hemoglobin variants.’
    • ‘Despite her record-setting blood count for the hospital, hematologist, and her family physician, the patient was unimpressed.’
    • ‘If the results are abnormal, you may be referred to a hematologist, a doctor who specializes in diagnosing and treating bone marrow and blood disorders.’
    • ‘It would be an excellent addition to the libraries of hematologists, oncologists, and hematopathologists.’
    • ‘Referral to a hematologist or neurologist can ensure cost-effective evaluation of the multiple coagulation-factor abnormalities and conditions that can cause embolic stroke.’
    • ‘And community hematologists / oncologists do much more than just follow the advice of tertiary care center specialists.’
    • ‘An independent adverse event committee (comprising a neurologist, a haematologist, and a general practitioner) were responsible for classifying serious adverse events at the end of the trial.’
    • ‘If a coagulation defect is suspected, consultation with a hematologist may be the most cost-effective option in the absence of reasonable screening tests for specific abnormalities.’
    • ‘In addition to your child's primary care doctor, your child should receive regular care from a hematologist (a blood specialist) or a sickle cell clinic.’
    • ‘Unless complications are present, patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia do not require urgent referral to a hematologist.’

Pronunciation

hematologist

/ˌhēməˈtäləjəst/