Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Division of Bone Marrow Transplant
3333 Burnet Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45229
Direct phone: (513) 636-4258
Toll-free: (800) 344-2462
Total transplants by cell source
- Marrow: 75
- PBSC: 68
- Cord Blood: 11
- Autologous (PBSC or Marrow): 49
About the center
The BMT Program is committed to excellence in patient care, innovative clinical and translational research. The program is led by Stella Davies, MB, BS, PhD, with over 25 years experience with pediatric transplant. Our team is dedicated to a disease-specific approach to the management of patient care.
This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1981 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since January 1990.
Pediatric - Jacob Bleesing, Sharat Chandra, Christopher Dandoy, Stella Davies, Mike Grimley, Sonata Jodele, Michael Jordan, Pooja Khandelwal, Ruby Khoury, Mary Krupski, Ashish Kumar, Rebecca Marsh, Parinda Mehta, Kasiani Myers, Adam Nelson
Marrow/PBSC, single cord, and double cord
Cord blood transplants performed on
Other programs and services
Lodging: Ronald McDonald House. Guest Services offer discounted rates for local hotels.
Transportation: Guest services shuttle from airport to hotel/appointment. Shuttle to area stores for shopping. Ronald McDonald House provides shuttle services to area stores and local events. Foundation assistance toward cost of transportation.
Resource Needs: Meal cards/Meal bags for those families in need. Concierge Services, Family Resource Center, Chapel and Meditation rooms on site. Volunteer Services, Pet center.
Psychosocial Support Services: Social Work, Interpreter Services, Behavioral Medicine, International Coordination Services, Music Therapy, Art Therapy, Physical and Occupational Therapy, Child Life, Holistic Health, Pastoral Care, Bereavement Coordinator.
Other Support Services: Dragonfly Foundation welcome bags and ongoing support to boost comfort and care needs. Collaboration with Cincinnati Zoo for private animal encounters for eligible patients and families. Private visit to Aquarium for eligible patients and families. Sibling support education materials provided to caregiver.
Caregiver Support Groups: Let's chat-lunch provided twice a month. Munch and Mingle-lunch provided twice a month, Caregiver Connections-lunch provided twice a month. Sibling Support Group-Dinner offered weekly, Max's Meals for holidays and special events.
Overall center survival
Patient survival information for this center
This center's actual 1-year survival results are similar to the expected rate for this center.
The survival information we have for this center includes ONLY:
- Patients who had their FIRST ALLOGENEIC transplant (cells from a related or unrelated donor/cord blood) during 2015, 2016, 2017, and
- Who had their transplant at a U.S. transplant center, and
- Who had follow-up information provided by the transplant center for analysis
For this center, we have survival information for 202 patients.
The actual 1-year survival of these patients is 82.4%.
Compared to similar patients transplanted at all centers in the U.S., we expect that the 1-year survival for patients at this center to be in a range between 77.5% and 87.4%.
For help with understanding these statistics, please see Understanding Transplant Outcomes.
For overall survival for all patients transplanted with a specific disease, please see U.S. Patient Survival report at bloodcell.transplant.hrsa.gov.
Transplants reported (From January 1, 2017 to December 31st, 2018 as reported by the centers)
|Both marrow & PBSC
Transplants by disease
Number of transplants by age reported from January 1, 2017 to December 31st, 2018 (includes marrow, PBSC and cord blood)
Treatments may be similar for diseases within a group. It might be helpful to look at centers that have done transplants for a specific disease and centers that have done transplants for any corresponding broad disease categories.
Centers are not required to report autologous transplants so the numbers might be incomplete.
More information about transplants for this disease can be found:
Transplant center resources
If you have transplant-related questions, please call the transplant center's direct phone number.
If you have questions about costs and financial services at this center, please call the transplant center's direct phone number.
Be The Match patient navigators
Patient navigators can answer your questions about choosing a transplant center and provide support and education to help you throughout your transplant journey.
Inside the United States: 1 (888) 999-6743
Outside the United States: 1 (763) 406-3410.
(Long distance or international charges may apply.)