Nationwide Children's Hospital
700 Children's Drive
Columbus, OH 43205
Direct phone: (614) 722-4876
Total transplants by cell source
- Marrow: 21
- PBSC: 25
- Cord Blood: 5
- Autologous (PBSC or Marrow): 68
About the center
Nationwide Children's Hospital was voted one of the top pediatric cancer and blood disorders programs in the US by Child Magazine and US News & World Report. Clinical trials are done through Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center, Children's Oncology Group, PBMTC & BMT CTN. We provide multidisciplinary clinical teams and have state-of-the-art facilities.
This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1992 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since June 2005.
Pediatric - Rolla Abu-Arja, Rajinder Bajwa, Margaret Lamb, Dean Lee, Hemalatha Rangarajan
Marrow/PBSC, single cord, and double cord
Cord blood transplants performed on
Other programs and services
We have Ronald McDonald housing located across the street from the hospital. We offer child life, therapeutic recreation, massage therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, music therapy, art therapy, psychology, and offer educational services.
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 2018, 2019, 2020, 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 61 patients.
The actual 1-year survival of these patients is 93.4%.
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 77.6% and 94.2%.
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, 2020 to December 31st, 2021 as reported by the centers)
|Both marrow & PBSC
Transplants by disease
Number of transplants by age reported from January 1, 2020 to December 31st, 2021 (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.)