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Therapeutic Apheresis

Key personnel:

Clinical Associate Professor of Pathology / Medical Director:

            Janet Schmid, M.D.: phone 988-5935, beeper 551-3330

 

Clinical Assistant Professor of Pathology:

            John W. Scott, M.D., Ph.D.: phone 988-7915, beeper 213-0532

 

Clinical Assistant Professor of Pathology:

            Tim Peterson, M.D., beeper 213-0490

 

Apheresis Nurses:

            Gail Kemmerly, R.N.
            Cassandra Scott, R.N.
            Herb Collins, R.N.
            Joan Doyle, R.N.
            Felicia Hughes, R.N.

 

Administrative Director:

            Tim Pearman, Ph.D.
            Administrative Director, TMC Cancer Center

 

Apheresis Department location, hours, phone, and fax:

            Tulane Medical Center
            1415 Tulane Avenue, Room 2455
           
Monday – Friday 8-5
           
Weekends, evenings emergency only
           
Phone:  988-3613; fax 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