Cooley Dickinson offers Anticoagulation/Coumadin Clinics in Amherst, Northampton, and Southampton to help you and your physician monitor the effect of Coumadin (warfarin), a blood thinner. This medication is prescribed to prevent and treat blood clots.
Clinic hours vary at each location. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call (413) 582-2816.
Amherst/170 University Drive
Wednesday, 7:30 am-4 pm
Every other Friday, 7:30-11 am
Northampton/30 Locust Street, Cooley Dickinson Hospital
Monday-Friday, 7:30 am-4 pm
Southampton/Big Y Plaza, College Highway
Weekly on Thursday, 10 am-2 pm
With a physician's referral, you have access to convenient appointments and immediate test results/instructions. Clinic staff collaborate with Dr. George Bowers, a medical oncologist/hematologist. In the clinic, our experienced registered nurses
- perform finger-stick blood tests and interpret the results;
- adjust your dosage, as needed; and
- provide education about interactions with diet and other medications, and communicate with your physician about your results.