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Carolyn Suzanne Saccente, M.D.

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  • Assistant Professor, College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics


  • Hematology and Oncology


  • Hematology/Oncology

Contact Information

  • Email:
    Phone: 501-364-4150
    Fax: 501-364-3634
    Address: Arkansas Children's Hospital
    1 Children's Way
    Little Rock, AR 72202


  • B.S., Presbyterian College, 1985
  • M.D., Univ of South Carolina, 1989
  • Pediatric Fellow, Univ. Alabama at Birmingham, 1995

Licensure and Board Certification

  • American Board of Medical Specialties, Pediatrics, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
  • American Board of Medical Specialties, Pediatrics, Pediatrics

Recent Honors

  • Red Sash Award , UAMS College of Medicine, 2012

Recent Publications

  • Journal Article, Saylors, RL., Watkins, B., Saccente, S., Tang, X. Comparison of automated red cell exchange transfusion and simple transfusion for the treatment of children with sickle cell disease acute chest syndrome.. Ped Blood & Cancer 2013 Dec; 60(12):1952-1956.
  • Journal Article, DeBaun, MR., Sarnaik, SA., Rodeghier, MJ., Minniti, CP., Howard, TH., Iyer, RV., Inusa, B., Telfer, PT., Kirby-Allen, M., Quinn, CT., Bernaudin, F., Airewele, G., Woods, GM., Panepinto, JA., Fuh, B., Kwiatkowski, JK., King, AA., Rhodes, MM., Thompson, AA., Heiny, ME., Redding-Lallinger, RC., Kirkham, FJ., Sabio, H., Gonzalez, CE., Saccente SL., Kalinyak, KA., Stouse, JJ., Fixier, JM., Gordon, MO., Miller, JP., Noelzel, MJ., Ichord, RN., Casella,JF. Associated risk factors for silent cerebral infarcts in sickle cell anemia: low baseline hemoglobin, sex and relative high systolic blood pressure. Blood 2012 April 19; 119(16):3684-90.
  • Journal Article, Stine KC., Saylors RL., Saccente SL., Becton DL. Treatment of deep vein thrombosis with enoxaparin in pediatric cancer patients receiving chemotherapy. Clinical and Applied Thrombosis Hemostasis 2007 April; 13(2):161-165.
  • Journal Article, Stine KC, Saylors RL, Saccente SL, McClain KL, Becton DL. Efficacy of Continuous Infusion 2-CDA (Cladribine) in Pediatric Patients with Langerhans Cell Hystiocytosis. Pediatr Blood and Cancer 2004; 43:81-84.
  • Journal Article, Stine KC, Saylors RL, Saccente SL, Becton DL. Long term survival in osteosarcoma patients following retinoblastoma using doxorubicin, cisplatin, and methotrexate. Med Pediatr Oncol 2003 January; 41(1):77-78.
  • Journal Article, Maples HD., Stowe CD., Saccente SL., Jacobs RF. Voriconazole Serum concentrations in an infant treated for Trichosporon beigelii infection. Pedatr Infectious Dis J 2003 22(11)
  • Journal Article, Jones, AM., Seibert, JJ., Nichols, FT., Kinder, DL., Cox, K., Luden, J., Carl, EM., Brambilla, D., Saccente SL. Comparison of transcranial Doppler Imaging (TCDI) and transcranial Doppler (TCD) in children with sickle cell anemia. Ped Rad 2001 31:461-469.
  • Journal Article, Orringer, EP., Casella, JF., Ataga, JF., Koshy, M., Adams-Graves, P., Luchtman-Jones, L., Wun, T., Watanabe, M., Shafer, F., Kutlar, A., Abboud, M., Steinberg, M., Adler, B., Swerdlow, P., Terregino, C., Saccente SL., Files, B., Ballas, S., Brown, R., Wojtowicz-Praga, S., Grindel, JM. Purified poloxamer 188 for treatment of acute vaso-occlusive crisis of sickle cell disease. JAMA 2001 Nov; 286:2099-2106.

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