The Stem Cell Transplant Team

Visit the Blood Cancers & Stem Cell Transplant Care Team page

Our experienced healthcare professionals specialize in providing stem cell transplant care to patients and families. Our physicians, nurses, pharmacists and ancillary staff are dedicated to provide the best possible care to you and your family and make sure you stay informed and comfortable throughout the entire process.

UNM Cancer Center Care Team

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Matthew Fero, MD

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Leslie Andritsos, MD


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Maria Limanovich, RN, MSN, OCN

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Cheyenne Blanton, PA-C

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Kristin Rivera, MSN, CFNP

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Anastasia Estocin
Social Worker

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Rachel Taylor, RN, BSN, OCN


UNM Hospital Team

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Elizabeth McGuire, MD

Sometimes during your treatment you might need to stay in the hospital. Our experienced inpatient oncology team will monitor you closely for any complications.

UNM Hospital oncology nursing team. From left to right, back row - Lorna Montoya, RN BSN OCN; Shelby Parsons, RN BSN OCN; Norma Thompson, PCT; Rachael Amble, RN BSN; and Katijane Dexter, RN BSN OCN. Front row - Jennifer Pacheco, RN MSN; OCN and Kimberly Flores, RN BSN.

Apheresis Care Team

Our apheresis team will be taking care of you during your stem cell collection. Apheresis nurses will be with you during the entire procedure.

Apheresis nursing team, left to right: Chelsea Reyes, BSN, RN; Margaret Prizzi, BSN, RN; Unit Director Crystal Baca, MSN, RN, CNN; Sarah Mertens, BSN, RN; and Christine Freitag, RN

If an autologous stem cell transplant is a treatment
option for you, our UNM Transplant team is here to support you.
You can ask our team questions: call 505-925-0062.