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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, 2020 to December 31st, 2021
  • Marrow: 1
  • PBSC: 98
  • Cord Blood: 3
  • Autologous (PBSC or Marrow): 193
Performs adult transplants

Overview

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.

Attending physicians

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

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC, single cord, and double cord

Cord blood transplants performed on

Adult only

Other programs and services

UC San Diego Health does have an agreement with local hotels for discounted rates.

About the center

Overview

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.

Attending physicians

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

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC, single cord, and double cord

Cord blood transplants performed on

Adult only

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 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 2019, 2020, 2021, 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 155 patients.

The actual 1-year survival of these patients is 73.5%.

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 66.8% and 80.1%.

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


295

Transplants reported (From January 1, 2020 to December 31st, 2021 as reported by the centers)

Marrow PBSC Cord blood Total
Allogeneic
Related donor 0 48 0 48
Unrelated donor 1 50 3 54
Total allogeneic 1 98 3 102
Autologous
Both marrow & PBSC
193
-- 193
Total combined
292 3 295

Transplants by disease

All diseases

Number of transplants by age reported from January 1, 2020 to December 31st, 2021 (includes marrow, PBSC and cord blood)

0-18 19-44 45-64 65+ Total
Related 0 15 22 11 48
Unrelated 0 16 21 17 54
Autologous 0 35 84 76 195
Total 0 66 127 104 297

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:
Stefany Brizuela
858 822 6846
Email: sbrizuela@health.ucsd.edu

Financial representative:
Helene Stephan
(619) 540-0853
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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