Tammuella Singleton, MD
Director, Sickle Cell Center of Southern Louisiana
Pediatrics Hematology/Oncology

Cindy Leissinger, MD
Professor of Medicine, Pediatrics & Pathology
Chief, Section of Hematology & Medical Oncology

Rishi Chavan, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics Hematology/Oncology

Melody S. Benton, MS, CCRP
Administrative Director, Clinical Research Operations

Ernest DeJean, MSW
Program Manager

Chanel Holt, RN
Sickle Cell Nurse

Amy Kinzie, APRN, CNP
Instructor of Clinical Medicine
Benign Hematology

Lynette Joseph
Administrative Secretary


Our Team

Tammuella Singleton, MD
Section Chief, Pediatrics Hematology/Oncology

Tammuella SingletonDr. Singleton joined the Section of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology as Section Chief in 2010. She came to us from Children's Hospital/LSU School Medicine - New Orleans. She completed her fellowship training in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology from The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine - National Cancer Institute Combined fellowship training program. Dr. Singleton, sees pediatric sickle cell patients. Her particular interests are in treating patients with blood diseases such as sickle cell and hemophilia. As children with sickle cell disease develop into adolescents and adulthood, Dr. Singleton works very closely with Dr. Kruse-Jarres in order to make sure their care is transitioned appropriately.

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