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Understanding Your Blood Count June 13 Discussion Presented by David Ospina, MD

May 30, 2018

Have you ever wondered what a Complete Blood Count (CBC) is, and what your blood count means?  What it means when counts are high or low?  What white cells, red cells and platelets are? Oncologist/Hematologist David Ospina, MD will explain how to make sense of your blood count on Wednesday, June 13th as he talks “Understanding Your Blood Count.” The discussion is open to the public, but will be most helpful to cancer patients or anyone living with a blood-related disease.  The June 13th discussion will be held in Copley Hospital’s Stevens Conference Room located on the 2nd floor of the Health Center Building beginning at 4:00pm. You can register by calling 888-8372 or online at https://www.copleyvt.org/event/understanding-blood-count/.

Dr. Ospina has been a hematologist/medical oncologist at UVM Health Network, Central Vermont Medical Center since 1998.  He along with Dr. Eswar Tipirneni collaborate with Copley’s Infusion Center providing Oncology services for people in the Lamoille Valley.  Dr. Ospina is passionate about new developments in cancer care and enjoys sharing his knowledge, and enthusiasm with his patients and the community.

Oncology and Cancer Care at Copley:

Copley Hospital and Central Vermont Medical Center have partnered to provide medical oncology care and outpatient infusion services for adults with cancer and blood-related diseases.

Oncologists/Hematologists David Ospina, MD and Eswar Tipirneni, MD see patients as needed at their Berlin office while working closely with the Copley Outpatient Oncology team for cancer care on-site at Copley Hospital.

Copley’s Outpatient Oncology staff offers a team of expertly trained oncology and hematology specialists, high-tech diagnostics, and private, comfortable treatment rooms. Patients receive intimate, personal care, both physically and emotionally, from staff that is like an extended family.

Copley’s Infusion Suite is located on the first floor of the hospital. For more information on the services provided call 802-888-8888.