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Apheresis: Patient Resources

Dr. Amber Sanchez and Dr. David Ward, UC San Diego Apheresis Program Directors

Apheresis Program Directors David Ward, MD and
Amber Sanchez, MD


As a nationally recognized therapeutic apheresis program, UC San Diego Health System treats a large number of people who are referred by their neurologist, hematologist, cardiologist, hepatologist, oncologist, nephrologist, transplant team or other physician from inside or outside the health system. For more information, call 619-543-5977.

Outpatient Locations

UC San Diego Health System - Hillcrest
UC San Diego Medical Center
200 W. Arbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92103  Map & Directions
*All apheresis treatment types performed here.

UC San Diego Health System - La Jolla
Moores Cancer Center
3855 Health Sciences Drive
La Jolla, CA 92093    Map & Directions
*Stem cell harvest apheresis performed here.

Note: All UC San Diego Health System hospitals provide inpatient apheresis.

bullet Research and Clinical Trials

Apheresis specialists at UC San Diego Health System are dedicated to improving the treatment of illnesses through advances in apheresis.

bullet MyUCSDChart Online Health Connection

Use MyUCSDChart to request an appointment and prescription renewals, review health history and send a secure message to the apheresis team.