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UCSD Medical Center

Location

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

From January 1, 2019 to December 31st, 2020
  • Marrow: 14
  • PBSC: 107
  • Cord Blood: 1
  • Autologous (PBSC or Marrow): 214
Performs adult transplants

Overview

The transplant program at UCSD is a highly specialized team of physicians, advanced practitioners (NP/PA), nurses and social workers. UCSD performs transplants (autologous & allogeneic which includes unrelated, haploidentical, and cord blood) for patients with a wide variety of diseases. We also have CAR-T therapy as well as clinical trials. UCSD is fully FACT accredited and the BMT program is part of an NCI & NCCN -designated comprehensive cancer center.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1993 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since July 1998.

Attending physicians

Adult - Fotis Asimakopoulos, Edward Ball, Caitlin Costello, Aaron Goodman, Ayad Hamdan, Dan Kaufman, Divya Koura, James Mangan, Carolyn Mulroney, Tiffany Tanaka, Dimitrios Tzachanis

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC only

Cord blood transplants performed on

Not performed

Other programs and services

UCSD does have an agreement with local hotels for discounted rates.

About the center

Overview

The transplant program at UCSD is a highly specialized team of physicians, advanced practitioners (NP/PA), nurses and social workers. UCSD performs transplants (autologous & allogeneic which includes unrelated, haploidentical, and cord blood) for patients with a wide variety of diseases. We also have CAR-T therapy as well as clinical trials. UCSD is fully FACT accredited and the BMT program is part of an NCI & NCCN -designated comprehensive cancer center.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1993 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since July 1998.

Attending physicians

Adult - Fotis Asimakopoulos, Edward Ball, Caitlin Costello, Aaron Goodman, Ayad Hamdan, Dan Kaufman, Divya Koura, James Mangan, Carolyn Mulroney, Tiffany Tanaka, Dimitrios Tzachanis

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC only

Cord blood transplants performed on

Not performed

Other programs and services

UCSD 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 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 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 200 patients.

The actual 1-year survival of these patients is 69.9%.

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 69.7% 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.

Total transplants

Total transplants


336

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

Marrow PBSC Cord blood Total
Allogeneic
Related donor 1 48 0 49
Unrelated donor 13 59 1 73
Total allogeneic 14 107 1 122
Autologous
Both marrow & PBSC
214
-- 214
Total combined
335 1 336

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 16 22 11 49
Unrelated 0 26 28 19 73
Autologous 0 37 86 91 214
Total 0 79 136 121 336

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:
Jessica Malley
(858) 822 6386
Email: jmalley@health.ucsd.edu

Financial representative:
Helene Stephan
(619) 543-1828
Email: hjstephan@health.ucsd.edu

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

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