Avera McKennan Hospital
& University Health Center
Bone Marrow Transplant Program
1000 East 23rd Street, Suite 210
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
Direct phone: (605) 322-3017
Toll-free: (888) 422-1410
Total transplants by cell source
- Marrow: 0
- PBSC: 16
- Cord Blood: 0
- Autologous (PBSC or Marrow): 61
About the center
The Avera McKennan Hospital & University Health Center has been performing transplants under consistent medical leadership since 2001. The program has achieved full FACT accreditation for Adult Allogeneic and Autologous Hematopoietic Progenitor Cellular Therapy, Immune Effector Cellular Therapy, Peripheral Blood Cellular Therapy Product Collection and Cellular Therapy Product Processing with Minimal Manipulation. Avera is proud to have the only Blood and Marrow Transplant Program in the region and offers physician telemedicine capabilities to serve our large geographic area.
This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 2001 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since May 2005.
Adult - Roberto Ferro, Waqas Jehangir, Vinod Parameswaran
Marrow/PBSC, single cord, and double cord
Cord blood transplants performed on
Other programs and services
Information on this topic was not provided.
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 2017, 2018, 2019, 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 34 patients.
The actual 1-year survival of these patients is 75.9%.
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 63.9% and 90.5%.
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, 2019 to December 31st, 2020 as reported by the centers)
|Both marrow & PBSC
Transplants by disease
Number of transplants by age reported from January 1, 2019 to December 31st, 2020 (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
Transplant center coordinator:
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.)