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University Medical Center, Inc.


University Medical Center, Inc.
University of Louisville Hospital

James Graham Brown Cancer Center
529 South Jackson Street
Suite 230
Louisville, KY 40202
Direct phone: (502) 562-4363
Toll-free: (800) 234-BMTX

Total transplants by cell source

From January 1, 2012 to December 31st, 2013
  • Marrow: 13
  • PBSC: 35
  • Cord Blood: 3
  • Autologous (PBSC or Marrow): 41
Performs adult; pediatric transplants


The University of Louisville initiated the Blood and Marrow Transplant Program in 1988 with the recruitment of Roger Herzig, MD, as program director. Adult patients are treated at the U of L Health Care Brown Cancer Center/University Hospital; pediatric patients are treated at Kosair Children's Hospital.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1990 and has been an NMDP transplant center since October 1990.

Attending physicians

Adult - Soumit Basu, John Chao, Maxwell Krem, William Tse

Pediatric - Alexandra Cheerva, Kenneth Lucas

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC, single cord, and double cord

Cord blood transplants performed on

Adult and pediatric