Nigel Key

Professional Background

Nigel Key MB ChB FRCP is an adult hematologist specializing in non-malignant hematologic disorders, particularly those affecting blood coagulation. Dr Key is the Harold R Roberts Distinguished Professor, Chief of the Section of Hematology in the Division of Hematology/Oncology, and Director of the UNC Hemophilia and Thrombosis Center. A graduate of the University of St Andrews and the University of Manchester Medical School (both in the United Kingdom), Dr Key received his early training in internal medicine in Bath and hematology in Oxford, UK. Following 15 years on the Hematology/Oncology faculty at the University of Minnesota, Dr Key was recruited to UNC in 2005.

Clinical Interests

Dr Key’s clinical interests include the diagnosis and management of bleeding disorders including hemophilia and von Willebrand disease, as well as arterial and venous thromboembolic disorders. He has authored well over 100 peer-reviewed articles, approximately 20 book chapters, and is co-editor of a popular textbook on disorders of bleeding and clotting.
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