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UF Health Shands Hospital


UF Health Shands Hospital
Bone Marrow Transplant Program
1600 Southwest Archer Road
Box 100403
Gainesville, FL 32610-0403
Direct phone: (352) 733-0972
Toll-free: (800) 749-7424

Total transplants by cell source

  • Marrow: 22
  • PBSC: 55
  • Cord Blood: 3
  • Autologous (PBSC or Marrow): 170
Performs adult; pediatric transplants


More than 2,000 allogeneic, autologous and unrelated transplants have been performed at the Blood and Bone Marrow Transplant Program at Shands at the University of Florida, established in 1981. Our multidisciplinary team works together to evaluate each patient and determine the best course of treatment.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1981 and has been an NMDP transplant center since October 1988.

Attending physicians

Adult - Randy Brown, Chris Cogle, John Hiemenz, Jack Hsu, Stratford May, Jan Moreb, Maxim Norkin, John Wingard

Pediatric - Liamise Eldjerou, John Fort, William Slayton

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC, single cord, and double cord

Cord blood transplants performed on

Adult and pediatric