UCSD Medical Center
Blood and Marrow Transplantation Program
Moores UCSD Cancer Center
3855 Health Sciences Dr. #0960
La Jolla, CA 92093-0960
Direct phone: (858) 822-6600
Total transplants by cell source
- Marrow: 1
- PBSC: 98
- Cord Blood: 3
- Autologous (PBSC or Marrow): 193
About the center
The UC San Diego Health Blood and Marrow Transplant Program is a FACT accredited institution highly specialized multi-disciplinary team of board-certified hematologist and oncologist, advanced practitioners (NP/PA), transplant coordinators and case management, as well as licensed clinical social workers specializing in the unique needs of transplant patients and families. UC San Diego Health provides comprehensive diagnostic and treatment services including Autologous, Allogeneic Transplants from Related, Haploidentical Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplants and since 1998 we have been a NMDP/Be The Match Transplant Center performing Matched Unrelated Donor Transplants, Cord Blood Transplants, CAR-T Cellular Therapy, Survivorship services, and access to gene therapy and cellular therapy based clinical trials. Our outpatient clinic is located within Moores Cancer Center, offering state of the art care as a member of the NCI and NCCN designated Comprehensive Cancer Network.
This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1993 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since July 1998.
Adult - Dr. Fotis Asimakopoulos, Dr. Edward Ball, Dr. Caitlin Costello, Dr. Aaron Goodman, Dr. Ayad Hamdan, Dr. Ah-Reum Jeong, Dr. Dan Kaufman, Dr. Divya Koura, Dr. James Mangan, Dr. Carolyn Mulroney, Dr. Tiffany Tanaka, Dr. Dimitrios Tzachanis
Marrow/PBSC, single cord, and double cord
Cord blood transplants performed on
Other programs and services
UC San Diego Health does have an agreement with local hotels for discounted rates.
Overall center survival
Patient survival information for this center
This center's actual 1-year survival results are below 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 187 patients.
The actual 1-year survival of these patients is 67.3%.
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 69.4% and 81.2%.
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:
858 822 6846
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.)