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Francisco A. Nizzi, DO

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Francisco A. Nizzi, DO

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Areas of Expertise

  • Apheresis Plasma Exchange Cell Therapy Coagulation & Hemostasis

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About Francisco A. Nizzi, DO

Frank A. Nizzi, Jr., D.O., is a pathologist with Phoenix Children's Hospital with responsibilities in transfusion medicine, apheresis and blood clotting and bleeding disorders. He also specializes in hematopoietic progenitor cell processing to support bone marrow transplantation.

+Education & Training

Medical School / Education

Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, Ft. Worth, TX


University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX


(Blood Banking and Transfusion Medicine) University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

+Academic and Professional Affiliations

Academic Affiliations

Adjunct Clinical Faculty, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

Professional Affiliations

Medical Director, Blood Systems Cell Therapy Laboratory, Tempe, AZ

+Research & Publications


Redefining the role of blood establishments as raw material suppliers, manufacturers, and distributors for new cell therapies: The Blood Systems Experience. Transfusion 2016;56;29S-31S

Mou SS, Giroir BP, Molitor-Kirsch, EA, Leonard SR, Nikaidoh H, Nizzi F, Town DA, Roy LC, Scott W, Stromberg D. "Fresh Whole Blood versus Reconstituted Blood for Pump Priming in Heart Surgery in Infants" NEJM 351:1635-44, 2004.

Ganguly S, Carrum G, Nizzi F, Heslop HE, Popat U. "Transfusion-Related Acute Lung Injury (TRALI) Following Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplant for Acute Myeloid Leukemia" American Journal of Hematology 75:48-51, 2004.

Irani M, Endres R, Medis R, Marlowe M, Hunt S, Bruhn R, Nizzi F. "Stability of Thawed Hematopoietic Progenitor Cells (HPC) in Dimethyl Sulfoxide (DMSO) in Filtered and Unfiltered Products" ISCT 18th Annual Meeting, 2012 (Abstract and Oral presentation)

Figueroa D, Glanzer T, Irani M S, Nizzi F, Tomasulo P A, Lenes B A. "Requests for Phenotyped Red Blood Cells (RBCs) in a Large Multi-State Blood Supplier" Transfusion 53 (Suppl): 176A 2013 (Abstract)

Lenes B A, Glanzer T, Fisher D F, Figueroa D, Nizzi F, Land K, Tomasulo P A. "Multistate Provision of Phenotyped Red Blood Cells (RBCs)-Administrative Considerations" Transfusion 53 (Suppl): 228A 2013 (Abstract)

Land K,Tomasulo P A, Lenes B A, Lieb M A, Rataj J, Bassett M, Townsend M, Holt P, Nizzi F. "Regional Blood Center (BC) Based Patient Blood Management (PBM)" Transfusion 53 (Suppl): 234A 2013 (Abstract)

Endres R O, Julleis J, Marlowe M, Partel R, Mitchell C, Li M, Lenes B A, Land K, Nizzi F, Tomasulo P A. "HLA Matched Platelet Donor Searches" Transfusion 53 (Suppl): 251A 2013 (Abstract)

Lieb MA, Land K, Nizzi F. "Impact of the Electronic Crossmatch on Inventory Management for Transfusion Services" Transfusion 52 (Suppl): 237A 2012 (Abstract)

Land K, Lieb M A, Nizzi F. "First Steps in Blood Management: Evaluating Current Transfusion Service Red Blood Cell Inventory Management Metrics" Transfusion 52 (Suppl): 262A 2012 (Abstract)

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