Center for Transplantation


Delivering superior outcomes and shorter wait times

Delivering superior outcomes and shorter wait times

The Center for Transplantation at The University of Kansas Hospital is the largest and most successful transplant program in the region. Patients from across the country turn to our nationally recognized program because of our reputation, expertise, reduced wait times and exceptionally high standards for comprehensive care. We specialize in the diagnosis, treatment and management of liver, kidney and pancreas transplant.


Patients receive expert and personalized care from a team of nationally renowned transplant surgeons and transplant medicine specialists. Our patients experience shorter wait times and outcomes that far exceed the national average.

Our kidney program consistently ranks among the nation’s top 50 by U.S. News & World Report. Additionally, for liver transplant procedures performed, our hospital tied for No. 10 out of 141 liver transplant programs nationwide, according to data provided by the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients.

NEWS:

2014 HealthGrades names our hospital one of America’s 100 best. Read more.

So grateful for lifeSo grateful for life

Amy Honeycutt, 27, liver transplant patient, has returned to her favorite pastimes of working out, being with friends and going to school. Her doctor, Richard Gilroy, MD, explains how a short wait time was vital to her successful recovery. Watch as she shares her story and experience.

Living kidney donorA gift that keeps on giving

Ellen Murphy knew David Seldner as a friend and was his personal trainer for years. That’s why, when she learned David needed a kidney, she eagerly volunteered to become his donor. Read more.

Making a difference as a life mentorMaking a difference as a life mentor

Andy Donnelly, liver transplant recipient, says he has an enhanced appreciation for life because he’s come close to death. Now, he offers hope and encouragement to other liver transplant patients at The University of Kansas Hospital. Read more.

No referrals necessary

No referrals necessary

You, your doctor or your dialysis center can request a kidney transplant evaluation.

Liver transplant evaluation

Liver transplant evaluation

One of our transplant nurse navigators works with you to schedule your initial visit after you or your doctor request a transplant evaluation.

Leave a legacy with organ donation

Leave a legacy with organ donation

You have the power to possibly save or change the lives of more than 50 people by becoming an organ donor.