Why choose Northwestern Medicine for organ transplantation?
The Northwestern Medicine Organ Transplant Center is a leader in research, innovation and patient care in the Midwest. Our teams span the spectrum of basic science, translational and clinical research, and offer novel approaches to immunosuppression, including human clinical trials in immune tolerance, state-of-the-art genomic and proteomic immune monitoring, and health services and outcomes research.
In addition, Northwestern Medicine:
- Transplants more than 400 organs each year, making the program among the top nationally in patient outcomes and the number of transplants performed
- Has performed more than 6,500 kidney transplants since the program’s inception
- Is one of the largest living donor kidney transplant programs in the country
- Is one of the largest living donor programs in the United States
- Has become a premier center for islet cell transplantation for diabetic patients
Interested in being a living kidney donor?
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Organ donor registration
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