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Tulane University Health Sciences
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
1430 Tulane Avenue SL-79
New Orleans, Louisiana
70112-2699
Phone 504-988-5224
Fax 504-988-7389
Email tulpath@tulane.edu

Therapeutic Apheresis

Key personnel:

Medical Director:

            Janet Schmid, MD, phone (504) 988-5935, beeper (504) 551-3330

 

Assistant Director:

            John W. Scott, MD, PhD, phone (504) 988-7915, beeper (504) 213-0532

 

Assistant Director:

            Tim Peterson, MD, beeper (504) 213-0490

 

Apheresis Nurses:

            Pamela Blanche, RN
            Candace Dyer RN
            Darlene Labostrie, RN

 

Administrative Director:

            Cynthia Huber-Koppen, MSN
            VP Cardiology/Oncology/Neurosciences

 

Apheresis Department location, hours, phone, and fax:

            Tulane Medical Center
            1415 Tulane Avenue, Room 4421
           
Monday – Friday 8-5
           
Weekends, evenings emergency only
           
Phone:  (504) 988-3613; fax (504) 988-3061

            After hours, please page the Blood Bank / Apheresis Pathologist on call through the hospital operator.

 

Therapeutic Apheresis Procedures:

            1.            Plasma exchange 
            2.            Photopheresis
            3.            Red Blood Cell Exchange
           
4.            White Blood Cell Depletion
           
5.            Platelet Depletion
           
6.            Therapeutic Phlebotomy
            7.            Hematopoietic Cell Collection, Apheresis
           
8.            Therapeutic Cell, T-Cell, Collection, Apheresis

 

Special Instructions:

            1.            Apheresis services by physician's order only.
           
2.            Requesting physician please consult Apheresis MD.

 

Dept. of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, 1430 Tulane Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70112 504-988-5224 tulpath@tulane.edu