The MedStar Georgetown Stem Cell Transplant and Cellular Immunotherapy Program is the only adult academic program of its kind in the Washington, D.C., area, giving patients access to life-saving treatment options not otherwise available in our region. Our specialists have extensive experience performing this complex procedure and work to provide a safe, effective, and comfortable procedure. We are also proud of our close collaboration with the John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center and the physicians and scientists of Georgetown University School of Medicine. Together, we are able to deliver comprehensive, advanced care to our patients.
Features of our program include:
Dean Brooks's Life Saving Stem Cell Transplant
After a year in remission, Dean Brooks's cancer returned. Because his cancer returned so quickly an allogenic stem cell transplant was the best path to a cure. Dean's daughter donated her stem cells giving her dad a new immune system and a new chance at life.
MedStar Georgetown Awarded FACT Accreditation
Our program, home to the nation’s largest stem cell collection facility, is the region’s only adult, Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT)-accredited program for autologous transplant, allogeneic transplant, and cellular immunotherapy. Learn more.
Our team works with referring physicians to provide advanced, comprehensive care for our patients. We are the only adult academic stem cell and cellular therapy program in the Washington, D.C., area.
Our affiliation with the John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center gives our patients access to the latest, most innovative treatment options available.
At MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, our transplantation team consists of highly specialized physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals, including
Every member of our team is committed to providing comprehensive and compassionate care to our patients. We have one of the few dedicated transplant programs in the region, giving our team a high level of expertise and experience. And, our care doesn’t begin or end with the procedure—we are with you from the moment you walk through our doors and continue to provide services throughout your treatment and follow-up care.
From the very start of the process through transplant, recovery and follow-up, you are our partner in your patient’s care. We communicate with you—directly and as often as you desire— to keep you involved and up to date throughout your patient’s treatment, with our dedicated transplant coordinators serving as the primary contact between your office, the medical team, the patient and family. Upon the conclusion of the process, we fully and happily return your patient to your care.
The Emily and Neil Kishter Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplant Clinic officially opened in August 2016, with upgraded exam rooms and provider work areas, four infusion bays and a comfortable waiting room, all in a bright, beautifully decorated space.
Meet Dr. Pashna Munshi
Dr. Scott Rowley
Dr. David Vesole