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Improving the lives of individuals living with sickle cell disease throughout their lifespan

The Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center Aims to be a clinical and research leader in the field of sickle cell disease by bridging the gap between researchers, clinicians, scholars, and the community.

We are proud to offer the following services for children and adults:

  • Pain management

  • Disease management

  • Hydroxyurea

  • Endari/L-Glutamine

  • Iron Chelation

  • Transfusion therapy

  • Apheresis

  • Comprehensive Screening

  • Bone Marrow Transplant

  • Clinical Trial (if interested)

  • Access to New Medication

Please know we believe that every patient is unique. You will be given a customized patient plan. You may have sickle cell disease; it does not have you! 

  • + Adult Sickle Cell Clinic

    + Adult Sickle Cell Clinic

    The Kirklin Clinic of UAB Hospital (TKC)

    The Kirklin Clinic — First Floor
    2000 6th Avenue South
    Birmingham, AL 35233
    (205) 801-8415

    Hours of Operation

    Monday - Friday 8:30 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.


    Enter The Kirklin Clinic of UAB Hospital Parking Deck near the corner of Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. and 6th Avenue South.

    Valet parking is vailable at the front entrance of The Kirklin Clinic of UAB Hospital & Whitaker Clinic of UAB Hospital. The MAX Transit bus No. 12 stops at 20th Street and 6th Avenue South.

  • + Children's Sickle Cell Clinic

    + Children's Sickle Cell Clinic

    Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
    1600 7th Avenue South
    Lowder 512
    Birmingham, AL 35233
    (205) 638-9285

    Hours of Operation:

    Monday-Friday, 8:00 A.M.-4:30 P.M.


    One parent may park in the 7th Avenue Deck or the 5th Avenue Deck at no charge. The MAX Transit bus No. 48 stops at 16th Street and 6th Avenue South.