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Blood & Marrow Transplant

Adult Transplant Physicians 216.444.5600
Navneet Majhail, MD Director
Brian Bolwell, MD Institute Chairman
Steven Andresen, DO Staff
Robert Dean, MD Staff
Aaron Gerds, MD Associate Staff
Betty Ky Hamilton, MD Associate Staff
Brian Hill, MD Associate Staff
Deepa Jagadeesh, MD Associate Staff
Matt Kalaycio, MD Department Chair, Hematologic Oncology & Blood Disorders
Hien Liu, MD Medical Director of Apheresis
Brad Pohlman, MD Vice Chair of Operations
Ronald Sobecks, MD Quality Review Officer
Apheresis (M12) 216.444.2633
Hien Liu, MD Medical Director
NurJehan Quraishy, MD Staff
 Kristin Ricci, MD
 Clinical Associate
Blood & Marrow Transplant Inpatient Unit (G110) 216.444.4173
Patti Akins, RN Nurse Manager
Elizabeth Dimmock, CNP Advanced Practice Practitioner
Elisha Fleig, PA-C Advanced Practice Practitioner
Shannon Jarancik, PA-C Advanced Practice Practitioner
Heather Kasberg, CNP Advanced Practice Practitioner
Joe Kohuth, PA-C Advanced Practice Practitioner
Debra Scott, RN Assistant Nurse Manager
Administrative Support  
Julie Curtis, RN, BSN, Program Administrator 216.445.3794
Accreditation & Quality  
Sheila Serafino, MBA, Accreditation & Quality Manager 216.444.8579
Nurse Coordinators  
Laura Bernhard, RN, BSN, Clinical Manager 216.445.6373
Lisa Carraway, RN
Kelly Cherni, RN, BSN, OCN 216.444.9276
Christina Ferraro, RN, BSN, OCN 216.445.3773
Amy Healy
Brittany Hodgeman, RN 216.445.4360
Jamie Starn, RN, BSN 216.445.4942
 Vicky Winslow, RN
Administrative Coordinators  
Dianne Claiborne 216.445.3392
Kay Pierson 216.445.6538
Domonic Rini 216.445.7453
Gerri Robinson 216.445.4941
Andrea Zajc
Financial Support Staff  
Vanessa Hudson, CPC, Reimbursement Specialist 216.445.6659
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Linda McLellan, LISW-S 216.444.5079
Donna Abounader, Research Coordinator 216.444.0054
Patti Baucco, Research Coordinator 216.444.4185
Daniel Nieser
Danielle Pizzuli
Jason Sabo 216.636.5651
Emily Tripp
Melissa Yurch, Research Coordinator 216.445.1426

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