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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

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

Pediatric Apheresis Physician at Rady Children’s Hospital

Administrative Team

  • Nurse Manager: Jess M. Thill, BSN, RN 
  • Administrative Director: Maryellen McLaughlin
  • Administrative Specialists: Damaris Loyd and Alejandra Munoz

Appointments & Referrals


La Jolla

All UC San Diego Health hospitals provide inpatient apheresis.

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