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CHOC Children's


CHOC Children's
Blood and Marrow Transplant Program
1201 W La Veta Ave.
Orange, CA 92868-8702
Direct phone: (714) 509-8702
Toll-free: (800) 992-2462

Total transplants by cell source

  • Marrow: 17
  • PBSC: 10
  • Cord Blood: 5
  • Autologous (PBSC or Marrow): 8
Performs pediatric transplants


Founded in 1986, the BMT Program at CHOC Children's offers a comprehensive range of pediatric BMT services for a wide variety of diagnoses and utilizes myeloablative and reduced intensity regimens. CHOC is a FACT-accredited, COG Phase 1, and has COE designation for several insurance carriers.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1986 and has been an NMDP transplant center since December 1992.

Attending physicians

Pediatric - David Buchbinder, Van Huynh, Ivan Kirov, Steven Neudorf, Diane Nugent, Geetha Puthenveetil, Elyssa Rubin, Leonard Sender, Lilibeth Torno

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC, single cord, and double cord

Cord blood transplants performed on

Pediatric only