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University of Alabama at Birmingham

Primary location

University of Alabama at Birmingham
Bone Marrow Transplant & Cell Therapy Program
619 South 19th Street
P302 West Pavilion
Birmingham, AL 35249-6979
Direct phone: (205) 996-2268

Secondary location

The Children's Hospital of Alabama
Lowder Stem Cell Transplant Unit
1600 7th Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35233
Direct phone: (205) 939-6721

Total transplants by cell source

  • Marrow: 19
  • PBSC: 100
  • Cord Blood: 8
  • Autologous (PBSC or Marrow): 185
Performs adult; pediatric transplants


UAB Hospital and Children's of Alabama is a joint adult and pediatric transplant program that performs both ablative and non-myeloblative transplants, using cord blood, bone marrow or peripheral blood as the source of stem cells. Our expertise includes cord blood, haplo-identical, matched and mismatched related or unrelated transplants.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1992 and has been an NMDP transplant center since November 1995.

Attending physicians

Adult - Luciano Costa, Antonio Di Stasi, Racquel Innis-Shelton, Shin Mineishi, Ayman Saad, Donna E. Salzman

Pediatric - Joseph Chewning, Frederick Goldman, Hilary Haines, Matthew Kutny, Raymond Watts

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC, single cord, and double cord

Cord blood transplants performed on

Adult and pediatric