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VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System

Location

VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System
Stem Cell Transplant Center

1310 24th South (11T)
Nashville, TN 37075
Direct phone: (615) 873-6373

Total transplants by cell source

From January 1, 2019 to December 31st, 2020
  • Marrow: 0
  • PBSC: 74
  • Cord Blood: 0
  • Autologous (PBSC or Marrow): 0
Performs adult transplants

Overview

The Stem Cell Transplant Center at VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System (VA TVHS) in Nashville was established in 1995. We are the largest center among VA transplant centers in the country, performing the most allogeneic transplants annually. The first unrelated donor transplant was performed in 1995. VA TVHS offers related, unrelated, and haploidentical donor allogeneic transplants and provides comprehensive post-transplant care. This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1995 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since that date.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1995 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since June 2013.

Attending physicians

Adult - Whichai Chinratanalab, Brian Englehardt, Bipin Savani, Salyka Sengsayadeth

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC and single cord

Cord blood transplants performed on

Adult only

Other programs and services

We provide local housing to our Veterans and their caregiver during their stay. Our Veteran's Hospital is the only FACT accredited VA Transplant Center and our team consists of Coordinators, Nurse Practitioners, Physicians, Social Workers, PharmD's, Phycology, Physical Therapy and a multitude of other services when needed.

About the center

Overview

The Stem Cell Transplant Center at VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System (VA TVHS) in Nashville was established in 1995. We are the largest center among VA transplant centers in the country, performing the most allogeneic transplants annually. The first unrelated donor transplant was performed in 1995. VA TVHS offers related, unrelated, and haploidentical donor allogeneic transplants and provides comprehensive post-transplant care. This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1995 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since that date.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1995 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since June 2013.

Attending physicians

Adult - Whichai Chinratanalab, Brian Englehardt, Bipin Savani, Salyka Sengsayadeth

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC and single cord

Cord blood transplants performed on

Adult only

Other programs and services

We provide local housing to our Veterans and their caregiver during their stay. Our Veteran's Hospital is the only FACT accredited VA Transplant Center and our team consists of Coordinators, Nurse Practitioners, Physicians, Social Workers, PharmD's, Phycology, Physical Therapy and a multitude of other services when needed.

Overall center survival


Patient survival information for this center

This center's actual 1-year survival results are above 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 2017, 2018, 2019, 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 117 patients.

The actual 1-year survival of these patients is 77.8%.

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 61.7% and 77.5%.

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.

Total transplants

Total transplants


74

Transplants reported (From January 1, 2019 to December 31st, 2020 as reported by the centers)

Marrow PBSC Cord blood Total
Allogeneic
Related donor 0 36 0 36
Unrelated donor 0 38 0 38
Total allogeneic 0 74 0 74
Autologous
Both marrow & PBSC
0
-- 0
Total combined
74 0 74

Transplants by disease

All diseases

Number of transplants by age reported from January 1, 2019 to December 31st, 2020 (includes marrow, PBSC and cord blood)

0-18 19-44 45-64 65+ Total
Related 0 8 18 10 36
Unrelated 0 5 14 19 38
Autologous 0 0 0 0 0
Total 0 13 32 29 74

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

Transplant center coordinator:
Gwendolyn Morrison
(615) 873-8398
Email: gwendolyn.morrison@va.gov

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

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