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
Kathy Powell, DNP,NE-BC (352) 682-1710
Transplant Coordinators
Name Phone
Vivian Cozatt, RN (352) 733-0972
Carey Hudson, RN (352) 733-0972
Sarah Mountney, 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 Transplants200820092010201120122013Min AgeMax Age
Autologous646569778600
Match Allogeneic Related*20111811800
Mismatch Allogeneic Related*1010000
Matched Allogeneic Unrelated*30161916900
Mismatched Allogeneic Unrelated*8211000
Cord Blood2120100
Nonmyeloablative12211771000
Haploidentical01313300

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



Pediatric Transplants200820092010201120122013Min AgeMax Age
Autologous35201611600
Match Allogeneic Related*0221300
Mismatch Allogeneic Related*0001000
Matched Allogeneic Unrelated*0115300
Mismatched Allogeneic Unrelated*0000000
Cord Blood1100000
Nonmyeloablative0022000
Haploidentical0000000

* 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
Gale Smith (352) 265-0111 x2950
Gale Smith (352) 265-0111 x29508
Families After Discharge: 
Yes
Families During Hospitalization: 
Yes
Last updated on 05/13/2013
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