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Hematology, Stem Cell Transplant, and Cellular Therapy at Ochsner Medical Center
At Ochsner, we’re on a mission to provide exceptional care for patients with benign and malignant hematologic conditions. From diagnosis through diagnosis, treatment, long-term follow-up and survivorship, we’re there for you every step of the way.
Our experience, coupled with cutting-edge research, leads to highly specialized, comprehensive, innovative care in a patient-friendly, state-of-the-art facility. Our multidisciplinary team of physicians and staff will work together, for you and with you, for the best possible outcome.
Ochsner’s Stem Cell Transplant and Cellular Therapy Program is fully accredited by the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT) to perform autologous and allogeneic (related, unrelated and haploidentical) bone marrow/stem cell transplants. FACT is the only accrediting organization that addresses all quality aspects of stem cell and cellular therapy.
About Our Program
Our program specializes solely in the diagnosis and treatment blood count abnormalities, clotting disorders, bleeding disorders, hemoglobinopathies, and cancers of the blood, bone marrow, and lymphatic system including:
- Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)
- Acute Lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)
- Chronic myeloid leukemia (CML)
- Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL)
- Myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS)
- Myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPN)
- Aplastic Anemia (AA)
- Hodgkin lymphoma (HL)
- B and T-cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (NHL)
- Plasma Cell Disorders (Multiple Myeloma, Amyloid, POEMS syndrome)
- Dedicated blood cancer and transplant unit containing positive pressure and HEPA-filtration airflow systems
- Offer a high-quality outpatient infusion suite dedicated to transplant program patients
- On-site processing and manipulation of harvested stem cells through Ochsner’s Cellular Therapy Processing Lab
Meet Our Team
Our team offers a multidisciplinary approach to the care of our patients including a specialized physician team (made up of hematologists, pathologists, radiologists, blood bank/cellular processing physicians), Advanced Practice Providers (NP’s and PA’s), pharmacists, nurses, psychologists, dieticians, physical/occupational therapists, and social workers, all focused on our patient’s healing.
We have an extensive therapeutic clinical trial program, including immunotherapy and phase I clinical trials for multiple conditions. We look forward to caring for you and your family.
To schedule an appointment please call one of our patient nurse navigators at: 504-842-3910.
For Referring Providers
We are committed to working providers both regionally and around the country to deliver the best possible care to their patients. We consult with referring physicians before, during and after the treatment process. We are committed to having your patients get as much of their therapy and care as close to home as possible
To schedule an appointment for your patient, please call one of our patient nurse navigators at: 504-842-3910.