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Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center


Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Section of Hematology/Oncology, CH-35
500 University Drive
Hershey, PA 17033
Direct phone: (717) 531-5647

Total transplants by cell source

  • Marrow: 13
  • PBSC: 118
  • Cord Blood: 4
  • Autologous (PBSC or Marrow): 162
Performs adult; pediatric transplants


Advanced transplantation services include stem cell processing for both autologous and allogeneic adult and pediatric transplantation, with dedicated adult and pediatric units.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1996 and has been an NMDP transplant center since May 2001.

Attending physicians

Adult - David F. Claxton, W. Christopher Ehmann, Raymond Hohl, Muhammad Mir, Neil Palmisiano, Jeffrey Pu, Witold B. Rybka, Giampaolo Talamo, Hong Zheng

Pediatric - Valerie Brown, Melanie Comito, Robert Greiner

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC, single cord, and double cord

Cord blood transplants performed on

Adult and pediatric