The OSUCCC – James blood and bone marrow transplant treatment team members include world-renowned subspecialists in transplantation.

To make an appointment, please call The James Line at 614-293-5066 or 800-293-5066. The James Line is a free, confidential telephone service staffed by oncology nurses to provide callers with information and physician referrals. The James Line is available weekdays from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST.

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Blood and Marrow Transplant Specialists

Don Benson, MD, PhD

I’m a hematologist/oncologist caring for patients with multiple myeloma, amyloidosis and those undergoing blood and marrow transplantation. Read More

Yvonne Efebera, MD

My clinical focus at the OSUCCC – James is B-cell lymphoid malignancies, including multiple myeloma, amyloidosis, Waldenstrom's disease and stem cell and bone marrow transplant. Read More

Samantha Jaglowski, MD

I’m a hematologist specializing in stem cell transplants for patients battling lymphoma and chronic lympocytic leukemia. Read More

Sam Penza, MD

I’m a senior transplant physician with more than 20 years experience in blood and marrow/hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (BMT/HSCT). Read More

Ashley Rosko, MD

I am an oncologist treating patients with blood cancers. Read More

Naresh Bumma, MD

I am a hematologist specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of plasma cell disorders such as multiple myeloma and amyloidosis. Read More

Srinivas Devarakonda, MD

I am a hematologist who specializes in the treatment of plasma cell dyscrasias, including multiple myeloma, amyloidosis and Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia.. Read More

Tamanna Haque, MD

I am a hematologist/oncologist who specializes in treating leukemia with a focus on the treatment of myelodysplastic syndrome. Read More

Abdullah Khan, MBBS

I am a hematologist specializing in multiple myeloma and related plasma cell disorders. Read More

Karilyn Larkin, MD

I’m a hematologist with specialties in acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and blood and marrow transplant (BMT). Read More

Ayman Saad, MB/BCH

I am a hematologist who specializes in treating patients with blood cancers, specifically leukemia and myelodysplastic syndromes. Read More

Jonathan Brammer, MD

I’m a hematologist specializing in patients with T-cell lymphoma, T-cell leukemia, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, and allogenic and autologous stem cell transplantation. Read More

Hannah Choe, MD

I am a hematologist who specializes in blood and marrow stem cell transplantation and treating patients with myeloid diseases, including acute myeloid leukemia, myeloproliferative diseases and other conditions requiring allogenic stem cell transplantation. Read More

Alice Mims, MD

I’m a medical oncologist with a special focus in treating patients suffering from acute and chronic myeloid diseases, focusing particularly on acute myeloid leukemia (AML). Read More

Sumithira Vasu, MBBS

I’m an oncologist treating patients with leukemia. Read More

Basem William, MBBCh

I’m a hematologist with interest and expertise in treating lymphoma especially cutaneous lymphomas. Read More

Meng Welliver, MD

Rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction, 2016. Read More

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Joel Rice

Joel Rice

A bone marrow transplant at The James not only saved Joel’s life; it inspired him to become a nurse practitioner and join the team cancer experts who saved his life.

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