Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplants

blood & bone marrow transplants

Medical Team

The blood and marrow transplant team is the strength of our program and encompasses all of the specialists involved in treating and caring for patients. The team includes dedicated hematologists/oncologists, nurses, blood bank and cryopreservation and an HLA laboratory.  These individuals collaborate to ensure each patient receives the care and information necessary for a successful outcome. Each week, the team reviews individual cases, makes treatment recommendations and appointments that accommodate patients’ schedules and preferences.  During these meetings, the team also identifies patients who might benefit from joining a clinical trial. The transplant coordinator is the main point of contact between the patient and the team and he or she will be completely familiar with each patient’s needs.

Transplant Team Contacts:

Robert Stuart, M.D.
Saurabh Chhabra, M.D. 
Valeriy Sedov, M.D. 
Juan Carlos Varela, M.D., Ph.D. 

Transplant Coordinators:
Cindy Kramer, BSN, RN, OCN
Colleen Butcher, BSN, RN, OCN
Katie Shoptaw, BSN, MSN, RN
Amanda Littleton, BSN, RN

Research Nurse Coordinator/Donor Coordinator:
Karen Rogers, MSN, RN, OCN

To contact the MUSC Blood and Marrow Transplant Program, please call 843-792-8382.


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