Dr. Ohene-Frempong, professor of Pediatrics at CHOP, Director Emeritus of the Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center, and president of the Sickle Cell Foundation of Ghana, is a world-renowned authority on sickle cell disease, and is himself a carrier.
In addition to his research focus on pulmonary complications from sickle cell disease, he pursues research and provides clinical support in his home country, Ghana, where he is considered a national hero. He founded a sickle cell clinic there with the first newborn screening program in Africa, which he is helping to expand nationwide.
- Education and Training
Yale University of School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn.
Pediatrics-The New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY
Pediatric Hematology, University of Pennsylvania, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pa.
American Board of PediatricsAmerican Board of Pediatrics/Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
- Titles and Academic Titles
Director Emeritus, Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center
- Conditions Treated
- Centers and Programs