Translate this website into the following languages:

Close Tab
UC San Diego Health
menu iconMenu
search iconSearch

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 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 - 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 - 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 hospitals provide inpatient apheresis.

What to Expect

Find out about preparation, consultation, what to expect during and after your apheresis procedure.

Patient Handouts

bullet Research and Clinical Trials

Apheresis specialists at UC San Diego Health 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.

Appointments & Referrals


Our bimonthly newsletter delivers healthy lifestyle tips, patient stories and research discovery news. Subscribe: