Bone Marrow Transplant Program at Jefferson Health
The Bone Marrow Transplant (BMT) team at Jefferson in Philadelphia is highly skilled and renowned for providing compassionate and state-of-the-art care to meet your needs as a bone marrow transplant patient. In fact, Jefferson has become the program to which many physicians send their patients when they don't have another option to offer. Jefferson meets the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT) standards for bone marrow and tissue transplantation.
There are eight research-driven transplant regimens, using both full intensity and reduced intensity chemoradiotherapy, designed to treat patients in varying stages of disease. This Program is accredited by the Foundation for Accreditation and Cellular Therapy (FACT), an international organization that sets quality standards for all aspects of transplant care.
Jefferson Health also offers expert evaluation and management of other hormonal and glandular disorders involving the thyroid, pituitary, parathyroid and adrenal glands, as well as osteoporosis, other bone disorders and calcium metabolism and disorders of cholesterol and triglyceride metabolism.
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Dr. Usama Gergis
Director of the Bone Marrow Transplant and Immune Cellular Therapy Program & Professor, Department of Medical Oncology, Division of Hematological Malignancies.
Dr. Gergis specializes in treating a wide spectrum of bone marrow failure syndromes with conventional and novel agents. His areas of expertise include high-risk myeloid malignancies, graft-vs-host disease, and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for patients who lack matched donors (alternative donor transplantation). Dr. Gergis is a visionary leader who brings new therapeutic options to [patients with cancer] in the Philadelphia region.