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Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston

Location

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston
Aflac Cancer Center
Tower I, 4th Floor
1405 Clifton Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30322
Direct phone: (404) 785-1272
Toll-free: (888) 785-1112

Total transplants by cell source

From January 1, 2021 to December 31st, 2022
  • Marrow: 73
  • PBSC: 17
  • Cord Blood: 7
  • Autologous (PBSC or Marrow): 64
Performs pediatric transplants

Overview

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta has a 10-bed private pediatric BMT unit. The entire unit is a HEPA-filtered, positive-pressure environment.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1985 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since April 1999.

Attending physicians

Adult - Alan Bidgoli, Shanmuganathan Chandrakasan, Taylor Fitch, Ann Haight, Ed Horowitz, Kathy Leung, Wayne Liang, Suhag Parikh, Muna Qayed, Michelle Schoettler, Elizabeth Stenger, Kirsten Willams

Pediatric - Alan Bidgoli, Shanmuganathan Chandrakasan, Taylor Fitch, Ann Haight, Ed Horowitz, Kathy Leung, Wayne Liang, Suhag Parikh, Muna Qayed, Michelle Schoettler, Elizabeth Stenger, Kirsten Willams

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC and single cord

Cord blood transplants performed on

Pediatric only

Other programs and services

GVHD clinic; Ex-sickle cell clinic; access to Ronald McDonald Housing.

About the center

Overview

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta has a 10-bed private pediatric BMT unit. The entire unit is a HEPA-filtered, positive-pressure environment.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1985 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since April 1999.

Attending physicians

Adult - Alan Bidgoli, Shanmuganathan Chandrakasan, Taylor Fitch, Ann Haight, Ed Horowitz, Kathy Leung, Wayne Liang, Suhag Parikh, Muna Qayed, Michelle Schoettler, Elizabeth Stenger, Kirsten Willams

Pediatric - Alan Bidgoli, Shanmuganathan Chandrakasan, Taylor Fitch, Ann Haight, Ed Horowitz, Kathy Leung, Wayne Liang, Suhag Parikh, Muna Qayed, Michelle Schoettler, Elizabeth Stenger, Kirsten Willams

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC and single cord

Cord blood transplants performed on

Pediatric only

Other programs and services

GVHD clinic; Ex-sickle cell clinic; access to Ronald McDonald Housing.

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 136 patients.

The actual 1-year survival of these patients is 85.2%.

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 82.3% and 93.0%.

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


161

Transplants reported (From January 1, 2021 to December 31st, 2022 as reported by the centers)

Marrow PBSC Cord blood Total
Allogeneic
Related donor 39 6 4 49
Unrelated donor 34 11 3 48
Total allogeneic 73 17 7 97
Autologous
Both marrow & PBSC
64
-- 64
Total combined
154 7 161

Transplants by disease

All diseases

Number of transplants by age reported from January 1, 2021 to December 31st, 2022 (includes marrow, PBSC and cord blood)

0-18 19-44 45-64 65+ Total
Related 48 1 0 0 49
Unrelated 42 7 0 0 49
Autologous 63 1 0 0 64
Total 153 9 0 0 162

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:
Megan Hanby
(404) 785-7749
Email: megan.hanby@choa.org

Financial representative:
Neferteria Ector
(404) 785-1227
Email: neferteria.ector@choa.org

NMDP 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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