Translate this website into the following languages:

Close Tab
UC San Diego Health
menu iconMenu
search iconSearch

Apheresis Team

Dr. Ward and Dr. Sanchez

Apheresis Treatment Team

  • Medical Director: David M. Ward, MD,
  • Associate Medical Director: Amber Sanchez, MD
  • Nurse Managers: Eileen Lischer, MA, BSN, RN, CNN; and Isagani Marquez, Jr., BSN, RN
  • Administrative Director: Maryellen McLaughlin

Faculty Apheresis Physicians at UC San Diego Health

Principal Apheresis Physicians at UC San Diego Medical Center Hillcrest:

Principal Apheresis Physician at UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center:

In addition to the physicians listed above, our team includes:

Our physicians are supported by Nephrology Fellows at UC San Diego Medical Center

UC San Diego Pediatric Faculty Apheresis Physicians at Rady Children’s Hospital:

UC San Diego Medical Center Inpatient Plasmapheresis Manager:

  • Eileen Lischer, MA, MSN, RN, CNN

Apheresis Nursing Team

The Apheresis Program is supported by a dedicated team of specially trained nurses.


Apheresis Team


The Apheresis Team at UC San Diego Health

Appointments & Referrals


Meet Our Specialists

Related Services

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