Western Pennsylvania Cancer Institute

Western Pennsylvania Hospital
4800 Friendship Ave Ste 2303
Pittsburgh
PA
15224
USA
Phone: 
(412) 578-4355
Fax: 
(412) 578-4391
Patient Contact phone: 
(412) 578-4355
Background Data
Unit Type: 
Adult
NMDP Transplant Center: 
Yes
FACT Approved - Allogeneic: 
Yes
FACT Approved - Autologous: 
Yes
AutologousAllogeneic
Year Opened19901990
Transplant Center Staff
Medical Directors
Name Phone
Dr. John Lister, MD (412) 578-4355
Dr. James Rossetti, DO (412) 578-4355
Dr. Entezam Sahovic, MD (412) 578-4355
Dr. Salman Fazal, MD (412) 578-4355
BMT Physicians
Name Phone
Dr. Cyrus Khan, MD (412) 578-4355
Transplant Coordinators
Name Phone
Renee Gorczyca, RN (412) 578-4707
Susan Miller, RN (412) 578-4368
Physician Assistants
Name Phone
Karlyn Porter, PA (412) 578-4355
Diane Wentling, PA (412) 578-4355
Nurse Practitioner
Name Phone
Lisa Bowling, CRNP (412) 578-4484
Lori Prendergast, CRNP (412) 578-4484
Dawn Wently, CRNP (412) 578-4484
For Information and/or Appointments Patient Should Contact
Name Phone
Michelle Dodson (412) 578-3534
Renee Gorczyca, RN (412) 578-4707
Susan Miller, RN (412) 578-4368
Number of Transplants Performed
Adult Transplants200920102011201220132014Min AgeMax Age
Autologous50482431001775
Match Allogeneic Related*12131010001765
Mismatch Allogeneic Related*0020001755
Matched Allogeneic Unrelated*13161716001765
Mismatched Allogeneic Unrelated*1234001755
Cord Blood0610001765
Nonmyeloablative741417001765
Haploidentical001000055

* These totals include a subset of Cord Blood, Nonmyeloablative, and Haploidentical totals listed below.

Minimum Donor Match Criteria
Allogeneic with Related Donor: 
HLA 5/6 WITH FULL CLASS I+II MOLECULAR
Allogeneic with Unrelated Donor: 
HLA 11/12 WITH FULL CLASS I+II MOLECULAR
NonMyeloablative: 
HLA 11/12
Cord Blood: 
HLA 4/6 WITH FULL CLASS I+II MOLECULAR
Support Groups Available
Patients After Discharge: 
Yes
Patients During Hospitalization: 
Yes
Patients From Other Transplant Centers: 
No
Name Phone
Ms. Sue Mull (412) 578-5597
Families After Discharge: 
Yes
Families During Hospitalization: 
Yes
Last updated on 01/22/2015
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