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Ochsner Medical Center

Location

Ochsner Medical Center
Leukemia, Blood and Marrow Transplant Program
1514 Jefferson Highway
3rd Floor Benson Cancer Center
New Orleans, LA 70121
Direct phone: (504) 842-8760

Total transplants by cell source

From January 1, 2017 to December 31st, 2018
  • Marrow: 5
  • PBSC: 27
  • Cord Blood: 0
  • Autologous (PBSC or Marrow): 104
Performs adult transplants

Overview

Ochsner Medical Center offers a state-of-the-art, comprehensive program which delivers a full range of care, from diagnosis to long-term follow-up for all hematologic malignancies. The program earned internationally recognized accreditation from the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT). Patients receive care in facilities specially designed to meet world-class standards of excellence. An outpatient infusion center at Ochsner's Benson Cancer Center delivers advanced treatments in an environment designed for patient comfort. Ochsner was recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a "Best Hospital" across six specialty categories caring for patients from all 50 states and more than 99 countries worldwide each year.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 2013 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since March 2016.

Attending physicians

Adult - Ambuga Badari, Andrew Dalovisio, Carter Davis, Laura Finn, Ashley Staton

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC only

Cord blood transplants performed on

Not performed

Other programs and services

Ochsner Medical Center is affiliated with the Patrick Taylor Hope Lodge to provide lodging for our transplant patients. Another alternative for lodging is the Brent House Hotel, conveniently located on hospital grounds. Ochsner's transplant center offers the Adolescent and Young Adult Program (AYA), Survivorship Program, Chemotherapy education, and tailored nutritional programs, Palliative care, Patient navigator, and Telemedicine among others.

About the center

Overview

Ochsner Medical Center offers a state-of-the-art, comprehensive program which delivers a full range of care, from diagnosis to long-term follow-up for all hematologic malignancies. The program earned internationally recognized accreditation from the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT). Patients receive care in facilities specially designed to meet world-class standards of excellence. An outpatient infusion center at Ochsner's Benson Cancer Center delivers advanced treatments in an environment designed for patient comfort. Ochsner was recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a "Best Hospital" across six specialty categories caring for patients from all 50 states and more than 99 countries worldwide each year.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 2013 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since March 2016.

Attending physicians

Adult - Ambuga Badari, Andrew Dalovisio, Carter Davis, Laura Finn, Ashley Staton

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC only

Cord blood transplants performed on

Not performed

Other programs and services

Ochsner Medical Center is affiliated with the Patrick Taylor Hope Lodge to provide lodging for our transplant patients. Another alternative for lodging is the Brent House Hotel, conveniently located on hospital grounds. Ochsner's transplant center offers the Adolescent and Young Adult Program (AYA), Survivorship Program, Chemotherapy education, and tailored nutritional programs, Palliative care, Patient navigator, and Telemedicine among others.

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:

  1. Patients who had their FIRST ALLOGENEIC transplant (cells from a related or unrelated donor/cord blood) during 2015, 2016, 2017, and
  2. Who had their transplant at a U.S. transplant center, and
  3. Who had follow-up information provided by the transplant center for analysis

For this center, we have survival information for 56 patients.

The actual 1-year survival of these patients is 62.5%.

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 60.8% and 83.1%.

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.

Total transplants

Total transplants


136

Transplants reported (From January 1, 2017 to December 31st, 2018 as reported by the centers)

Marrow PBSC Cord blood Total
Allogeneic
Related donor 2 17 0 19
Unrelated donor 3 10 0 13
Total allogeneic 5 27 0 32
Autologous
Both marrow & PBSC
104
-- 104
Total combined
136 0 136

Transplants by disease

All diseases

Number of transplants by age reported from January 1, 2017 to December 31st, 2018 (includes marrow, PBSC and cord blood)

0-18 19-44 45-64 65+ Total
Related 0 6 9 4 19
Unrelated 1 2 6 4 13
Autologous 2 9 55 38 104
Total 3 17 70 46 136

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:

Additional information

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.)

Email: patientinfo@nmdp.org

Survivorship program


No survivorship program information is available. Contact the center for information about post-transplant care.