Dr. Sarah Tehseen MSc, MBBS Assistant Professor Pediatric Hematology Oncology

Royal University Hospital, Saskatoon SK

Research Area(s)

  • Pediatric Hemoglobinopathies
  • Hemostasis
  • Pediatric and Neonatal Transfusion Practices


  • MBBS: Aga Khan University, Karachi Pakistan in 2008
  • Pediatric Residency: Children’s’ Hospital of Michigan/Wayne State University in Detroit USA 2013
  • Pediatric Hematology Oncology fellowship: Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center/Emory University Atlanta USA 2016
  • Master’s of Science in Clinical Research: Emory Univery Laney Graduate school, 2016
  • Transfusion Medicine Fellowship: Blood Center of Wisconsin/The Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Wisconsin, 2017


Pediatric and neonatal transfusion, benign hematology, stem cell processing and infusion

  • Pediatric Grand Rounds: Pediatric Massive Hemorrhage protocol
  • PICU/NICU Grand Rounds: Large Volume transfusions in neonates
  • Pediatric transfusion-academic half day for pediatric residents: Pediatric transfusion practice

Clinical Interests

  • Pediatric benign hematology
  • Neonatal transfusion medicine
  • Perinatal transfusion medicine
  • Laboratory collection
  • Processing of stem cell products

Selected Publications

  • Tehseen S, Robinson J, Williams S, Lieberman L, PICNIC Paediatric Investigator Collaborative Network on Infections in Canada . COVID-19 Related Abnormalities in the Hematologic Characteristics among Inpatient Children. Results of the PICNIC Registry [abstract]. Res Pract Thromb Haemost. 2021; 5 (Suppl 1). https://abstracts.isth.org/abstract/covid-19-related-abnormalities-in-the-hematologic-characteristics-among-inpatient-children-results-of-the-picnic-registry/. Accessed August 16, 2021.
  • "Transfusion Medicine Practice in a Pandemic; Use of Convalescent Plasma in the Management of COVID-19." Proceedings. Vol. 34. No. 2. 2020.
  • Harding, Sheila Rutledge, et al. "Validation of a Gel-Based Red Blood Cell Alloantibody Titration Method for Prenatal Testing." 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting. AABB, 2020.
  • Tehseen, Sarah, et al. "Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome: Is Complement Pathway Mutation Analysis over-Utilized? Experience of a Large Reference Laboratory." 2017 AABB Annual Meeting. AABB, 2017.
  • Tehseen, Sarah, et al. "Changes in urine albumin to creatinine ratio with the initiation of hydroxyurea therapy among children and adolescents with sickle cell disease." Pediatric blood & cancer 64.12 (2017): e26665.
  • Tehseen, Sarah, et al. "Successful liver transplantation for non‐resectable desmoplastic nested spindle cell tumor complicated by Cushing's syndrome." Pediatric transplantation 21.6 (2017): e13000. Tehseen, Sarah.