Center for Transplantation
The Center for Transplantation at The University of Kansas Health System is the region's largest and most successful transplant program. Patients from across the country rely on our nationally recognized program for our reputation, expertise and exceptionally high standards for comprehensive care. We specialize in the diagnosis, treatment and management of liver, kidney, heart, pancreas and blood marrow transplant.
Our patients receive expert and personalized care from a multidisciplinary team of nationally renowned transplant surgeons and transplant medicine experts in collaboration with other specialists who together address patient's physical, mental and emotional needs. Our patients experience outcomes that far exceed the national average.
Our kidney program has performed more than 2,500 transplants in our 50-year history. Additionally, for liver transplant procedures performed, our hospital tied for No. 10 among nearly 150 liver transplant programs nationwide, according to data provided by the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients.
We hope these representative volumes inspire patients' confidence as they entrust us with their care. Our experience is truly second to none, and we use it to achieve the best possible outcomes for every patient.
Kidney transplant evaluation
Patients and their doctors choose The Center for Transplantation for our commitment to patient care. You, your doctor or your dialysis center can request an evaluation.
Liver transplant evaluation
We are committed to ensuring you receive compassionate care. After requesting an evaluation, one of our nurse navigators will work with you to schedule your initial appointment.
Pancreas transplant evaluation
If a pancreas transplant is the right treatment for you, our pancreas specialists will provide comprehensive care and education, from your through your pancreas transplant and for the rest of your life.
Blood and marrow transplant
The University of Kansas Health System is home to a leading program for this lifesaving therapy for blood disorders. Learn more about types of transplant, the conditions we treat and the transplant process.
Give life with living kidney donation
A living kidney donation offers an organ that will function longer with lower rejection rates, while shortening the recipient's wait time. Learn more.
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