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City of Hope National Medical Center


City of Hope National Medical Center
Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplant
1500 East Duarte Road
Duarte, CA 91010-0269
Direct phone: (626) 256-4673
Toll-free: (800) 535-7119

Total transplants by cell source

  • Marrow: 82
  • PBSC: 470
  • Cord Blood: 44
  • Autologous (PBSC or Marrow): 599
Performs adult; pediatric transplants


City of Hope is an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. Areas of research include DNA typing for donor selection, new agents for prevention and treatment of GVHD, use of peripheral stem cells, reduced intensity or low-dose regimens for older patients or those with co-morbid medical conditions.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1975 and has been an NMDP transplant center since September 1989.

Attending physicians

Adult - Monzr Al Malki, Ibrahim Aldoss, Haris Ali, Joseph Alvarnas, Ahmed Aribi, Ravi Bhatia, Lihua Elizabeth Budde, Ji-Lian M. Cai, Robert Chen, Len Farol, Stephen Forman, Alexander Herrera, Myo Htut, Chatchada Karanes, Samer Khaled, Neil Kogut, Amrita Krishnan, Matthew Mei, Auayporn P. Nademanee, Ryo Nakamura, Nitya Nathwani, Margaret R. O' Donnell, Pablo M. Parker, Leslie Popplewell, Vinod Pullarkat, Michael Rosenzweig, Firoozeh Sahebi, Amandeep Salhotra, Tanya Siddiqi, Eileen Smith, David S. Snyder, Ricardo Spielberger, Anthony Stein, Jasmine Zain

Pediatric - Theresa Harned, Nicole Karras, Anna Pawlowska, Joseph Rosenthal, April Sorrell, Julie Wolfson

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC, single cord, and double cord

Cord blood transplants performed on

Adult and pediatric