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) 273-7832
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
Tiffany Rouiller, RN, BSN, CCRN (352) 733-0971
Transplant Coordinators
Name Phone
Vivian Cozatt, RN (352) 733-0972
Carey Hudson, RN (352) 733-0972
Shani King, RN (352) 733-0972
Shani King, RN (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
Rachel Lawrence, RN, BSN (352) 733-0972
Number of Transplants Performed
Adult Transplants201020112012201320142015Min AgeMax Age
Autologous6977867265000
Match Allogeneic Related*18118215000
Mismatch Allogeneic Related*10029000
Matched Allogeneic Unrelated*19169717000
Mismatched Allogeneic Unrelated*11000000
Cord Blood20100000
Nonmyeloablative177101112000
Haploidentical313339000

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



Pediatric Transplants201020112012201320142015Min AgeMax Age
Autologous1611678000
Match Allogeneic Related*21332000
Mismatch Allogeneic Related*01000000
Matched Allogeneic Unrelated*15323000
Mismatched Allogeneic Unrelated*00000000
Cord Blood00010000
Nonmyeloablative22001000
Haploidentical00010000

* 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
Tiffany Rouiller, RN, BSN, CCRN (352) 733-0971
Gale Smith (352) 733-0972
Families After Discharge: 
Yes
Families During Hospitalization: 
Yes
Last updated on 07/21/2016
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