Shands Hospital

University of Florida
Box 100403
Gainesville
FL
32610
USA
Phone: 
(352) 733-0972
Fax: 
(352) 733-1337
Patient Contact phone: 
(352) 733-0972
Background Data
Unit Type: 
Combined Adult/Ped
NMDP Transplant Center: 
Yes
FACT Approved - Allogeneic: 
Yes
FACT Approved - Autologous: 
Yes
AutologousAllogeneic
Year Opened19811981
Transplant Center Staff
Medical Directors
Name Phone
Dr. John Wingard, MD (352) 273-8022
BMT Physicians
Name Phone
Dr. Max Norkin, MD (352) 294-5182
Randy Brown, MD (352) 273-8890
Christopher Cogle, MD (352) 273-7493
Lamis Eldjerou, MD (352) 273-9124
John Fort, MD (352) 392-0672
John Hiemenz, MD (352) 273-9092
Jack Hsu, MD (352) 273-7539
William Stratford May, MD (352) 273-8012
Jan Moreb, MD (352) 273-7499
William Slayton, MD (352) 273-9120
Transplant Nurses
Name Phone
Rachel Lawrence, RN, BSN (352) 733-0972
Sarah Mountney, RN, BSN (352) 733-0972
Tiffany Rouiller, RN, BSN, CCRN (352) 733-0971
Transplant Coordinators
Name Phone
Vivian Cozatt, RN (352) 733-0972
Carey Hudson, RN (352) 733-0972
Whitney McNeal, RN, BSN (352) 733-0972
Nicole Santerfeit, RN, BSN (353) 733-0972
Melinda Tindall, RN (352) 733-0972
Kathy Williams, RN (352) 733-0972
For Information and/or Appointments Patient Should Contact
Name Phone
Atha P Ellerker (352) 733-0972
Number of Transplants Performed
Adult Transplants200920102011201220132014Min AgeMax Age
Autologous6569778672000
Match Allogeneic Related*11181182000
Mismatch Allogeneic Related*01002000
Matched Allogeneic Unrelated*16191697000
Mismatched Allogeneic Unrelated*21100000
Cord Blood12010000
Nonmyeloablative211771011000
Haploidentical131333000

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



Pediatric Transplants200920102011201220132014Min AgeMax Age
Autologous20161167000
Match Allogeneic Related*22133000
Mismatch Allogeneic Related*00100000
Matched Allogeneic Unrelated*11532000
Mismatched Allogeneic Unrelated*00000000
Cord Blood10001000
Nonmyeloablative02200000
Haploidentical00001000

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

Minimum Donor Match Criteria
Allogeneic with Related Donor: 
HLA 3/6
Allogeneic with Unrelated Donor: 
HLA 9/10
NonMyeloablative: 
HLA 10/10
Cord Blood: 
HLA 4/6
Support Groups Available
Patients After Discharge: 
Yes
Patients During Hospitalization: 
Yes
Patients From Other Transplant Centers: 
No
Name Phone
Noretta Murdock, LCSW (352) 733-0972
Gale Smith (352) 733-0972
Families After Discharge: 
Yes
Families During Hospitalization: 
Yes
Last updated on 01/25/2015