Transplant Wait Times are Among the Shortest in the Country

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Amy Honeycutt, liver transplant receipient

Amy Honeycutt is 27 years old. When she arrived in the emergency room at The University of Kansas Hospital, she had but days to live. Richard Gilroy, MD, Director of Gastroenterology and Hepatology was called in to help save her life.

Timothy Schmitt, MD

The University of Kansas Hospital is on the cusp of being ranked as one of the top ten transplant programs in the country. The addition of more surgeons, like Timothy Schmitt, MD featured in this video, will help the program reach record numbers of liver transplants with 120 anticipated in 2012. A surgery that used to take several hours can now be performed in under three. There is minimal wait time, no referral needed, and our outcomes are above the national levels.

If you need a transplant, please contact us for an immediate evaluation by calling 913.588.1227.

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