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University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

Primary location

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Blood & Marrow Transplantation Program
Dept of Internal Med, C332 GH
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242-1009
Direct phone: (319) 384-8828

Secondary location

University of Iowa Hosp & Clinics (Peds Prog)
Department of Pediatrics
Pediatric Blood & Marrow Transplant Program
200 Hawkins Drive, 2 JCP
Iowa City, IA 52242
Direct phone: (319) 353-6798

Total transplants by cell source

From January 1, 2012 to December 31st, 2013
  • Marrow: 10
  • PBSC: 84
  • Cord Blood: 3
  • Autologous (PBSC or Marrow): 226
Performs adult; pediatric transplants


Excellence in patient care is the centerpiece of our program. It rests on continued research, both in the laboratory and at the bedside. As part of the NCI-designated Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center, we are fully committed to research that leads to improvements in the outcome of this therapy.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1980 and has been an NMDP transplant center since July 1987.

Attending physicians

Adult - Kamal Abbi, Umar Farooq, Margarida de Magalhaes-Silverman, Guido Tricot

Pediatric - Ghada Abusin, Natalie Kamberos, Arunkumar Modi, M. Sue O'Dorisio, Janice Staber

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC, single cord, and double cord

Cord blood transplants performed on

Adult and pediatric