Contact Us

Make an appointment

Call 919-620-5300 for all follow-up appointments.

Call 919-684-0628 for new patient appointments.

Hours and location

All clinic services are located in Duke South Clinic 2N.   We have daily clinic sessions to address acute and long-term sickle cell related issues.

Mailing address
Duke University Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center      
DUMC Box 3939 
Durham, NC 27710

Office address
315 Trent Drive, Suite 261
Durham, NC 27710

Office phone: 919-684-6464
Fax: 919-681-6174

Sickle Cell Triage Nurse

Available Mon.-Fri. from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 919-681-3741. The Triage Nurse responds to all acute and long-term medical concerns of patients, family and providers. Other acute and chronic sickle cell related symptoms will be managed in the outpatient clinic.

Sickle Cell Day Hospital

Open Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. to be used to treat acute pain and other sickle cell complications. It may help to avoid Emergency Department (ED) visits and hospitalizations and provide timely short term pain management and treatment evaluation of fever. The Day Infusion Unit is located at 2A. Treatment is by appointment only. Latest appointment is 4 p.m. Mon.-Fri, 11:45 a.m., Saturdays. You must first call the Sickle Cell Infusion unit provider to discuss symptoms and plan at 919-681-3753.  Please leave message with valid phone number and the provider will call you back. The Infusion Center can schedule you for same day appointment for pain management, hydration and transfusion.

Transition Clinic

Held by Dr. Nirmish Shah on Mondays from 8 a.m.–1 p.m. This clinic is directed to those patients 18 to 25 years of age who recently transitioned from Pediatrics to Adult care.


2N Clinic and Day Hospital at 2A
Paid parking is available at Parking Garage I located on Trent Drive near the Duke South Clinics. Valet parking is also available.  Patients are responsible for all cost incurred for parking. Current prices are hourly up to maximum of $8 for regular parking, $9 for valet parking. The prices are subject to change per Duke Parking Services Policy.

Emergency Department and Duke Hospital
Assisted parking (free of charge) is available in the ER and as an inpatient at Duke North for patients who drive alone or with one accompanying relative, if continuation of care results in a hospital admission.  For direct admission to Duke North Hospital, Valet parking is the least expensive means of parking. For other requirements, please discuss with the discharge person or patient resource manager.