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Professor Michael Laffan Male

Consultant haematologist 2720667
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Biography

Professor Michael Laffan trained in medicine at Oxford University and in haematology at the Hammersmith and Royal Free hospitals in London. He returned to the Royal Postgraduate Medical School, then based at Hammersmith Hospital, as a consultant in 1992. He has been director of the Hammersmith Hospital Haemophilia Centre since that time. He has published extensively on blood coagulation and recently edited the 12th edition of Practical Haematology. Professor Laffan is chair of the British Society of Haematology Task Force on Haemostasis and Thrombosis and Chair of the UK Bleeding Disorders study group. He recently completed six years as secretary of the United Kingdom Haemophilia Centre Doctors’ Organisation (UKHCDO). He is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and a fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists.

Special interests

  • Thrombosis and haemostasis
  • Anticoagulation
  • Clinical haematology