Pediatric Blood & Marrow Transplant (BMT)

Blood and Marrow Transplant Team

Deepakbabu Chellapandian, M.D. Hematology / Oncology

Dr. Chellapandian specializes in bone marrow transplant as a hematologist/oncologist in the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Cancer & Blood Disorders Institute. He joined the hospital staff in 2017. Dr. Chellapandian earned his medical degree from Madurai Medical College and then trained at Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, both in India. He completed a residency in pediatrics at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Chellapandian completed a pediatric hematology-oncology and bone marrow transplantation fellowship at Hospital for Sick Children/University of Toronto in Canada and an advanced fellowship on bone marrow transplantation and cellular therapy at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee.
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Benjamin Oshrine, M.D. Hematology / Oncology

Dr. Oshrine specializes in blood and marrow transplants as a pediatric hematologist/oncologist in the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Cancer & Bone Marrow Disorders Institute. His clinical focus is in the treatment of high-risk leukemias with blood and marrow transplantation, and his research focus is in immune recovery after transplant. He joined the hospital in 2014 after completing a fellowship in pediatric hematology/oncology at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. Oshrine earned his medical degree from the University of Virginia School of Medicine and completed his residency at Boston Children’s Hospital.
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Gauri Sunkersett, D.O. Hematology / Oncology

Dr. Sunkersett specializes in pediatric hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplantation in the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Cancer & Blood Disorders Institute. Her areas of clinical focus and interest include stem cell transplantation, graft-versus-host disease, immunotherapy, T-cell regulation, high-risk leukemia, primary immunodeficiencies, gut microbiota and biomarkers.  She has been published in leading journals in her field and invited to national conferences to present her research. Dr. Sunkersett joined Johns Hopkins All Children’s in 2017 after completing a clinical fellowship in pediatric hematology/oncology at Children’s Medical Center at the University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas and a subspecialized clinical fellowship in pediatric bone marrow transplantation at the University of California, San Francisco Benioff Children’s Hospital.
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Lauren Adams, PA

Lauren Adams, PA



Taylor Brown, APRN

Taylor Brown, APRN



Deborah Del Favero, DNP/ED

Deborah Del Favero, DNP/ED Inpatient Transplant Unit Director



Julianne Miotke, RN, BA, BSN Transplant Coordinator



Gretchen Vaughn, APRN

Gretchen Vaughn, APRN



Matilde Vizcaino, RN Transplant Coordinator