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Josu de la Fuente

Josu de la Fuente
Consultant Paediatric Haematologist, London

Licenciado en Medicina y Cirugia, PhD, MRCPath, MRCP(UK), Child Health Surveillance Certificate, Core of knowledge in Radiation Protection

 A leading consultant paediatric haematologist in London, Dr Josu de la Fuente is a specialist in complex blood disoders, including bone marrow transplantation for haemoglobinopathies and bone marrow failure. He provides expert treatment for a range of paediatric haematological conditions including sickle cell disease, bone marrow failure, thalassaemia, immune thrombocytopenia and haemolytic anaemia.

Dr Josu de la Fuente is a Consultant Paediatric Haematologist with considerable experience in paediatric haematology, having held many significant roles in a number of hospitals across London. He is currently the Director of the Blood and Marrow Transplant Programme and Clinical Lead in Haematology at St Mary’s Hospital, in addition to this he is also the clinical lead for Paediatric Specialities at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and Honorary Senior Lecturer at Imperial College London.

Paediatric haematological conditions treated by Dr de la Fuente

With his considerable experience and caring approach towards his patients and their families, Dr de la Fuente offers treatments for the following conditions:

  • Anaemias due to nutritional deficiencies
  • Sickle cell disease
  • Thalassaemia
  • Haemolytic anaemias
  • Bone marrow failure, including Diamond Blackfan anameia, Fanconi anaemia and dyskeratosis congenita
  • Cytopaenias, including immune thrombocytopenia and immune neutropenia
  • Blood disorders of newborn and infancy
  • Chronic myeloid leukaemia
  • Easy bruising
  • Clotting problems and thrombosis
  • Transfusion medicine


    Clinical interests

  • Dr de la Fuente's clinical interests include disorders and genetic control of blood production and correction with cellular and gene therapy.

    Research interests

    • Stem cell biology
    • Developmental haemopoiesis
    • Red cell disorders
    • Bone marrow failure
    • Bone marrow transplantation
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  • Oncology - Clinical
  • Haematology
  • Paediatric medicine

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