Apheresis Team

Our physicians work closely with advanced practitioners, nurses, technicians, social workers and support staff to manage every aspect of a patient’s experience as they receive treatment.

Dr. Ward and Dr. Sanchez

Apheresis Care Physicians

Consulting Nephrologists

Our physicians are supported by nephrology fellows at UC San Diego Medical Center.

Pediatric Apheresis Physicians at Rady Children’s Hospital

Administrative Team

  • Nurse Managers: Eileen Lischer, MA, BSN, RN, CNN
    Isigani “Jhun” Marquez, Jr., MSN, RN, QIA
  • Administrative Director: Maryellen McLaughlin
  • Administrative Specialists: Nicole Griffin and Leonelle Barron
  • Authorization and Finance Administrator: Anita Ihasz
  • Hospital Assistant II: Ryan Villanueva

Appointments & Referrals


La Jolla

All UC San Diego Health hospitals provide inpatient apheresis.

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