If you or a loved one is facing kidney failure and need a lifesaving organ transplant, you’ll want an experienced, multidisciplinary team to guide you through what can sometimes seem a frightening journey.
The University of Vermont Medical Center transplant team has decades of experience and has improved thousands of lives across Vermont and northern New York through advanced surgical procedures and ongoing support. Our team will be there for you every step of the way, helping you to understand your options, prepare for surgery and manage your health after your transplant to help you live a longer, healthier life.
Currently, the Transplant Program only does kidney transplants.
A multidisciplinary team: The UVM Medical Center transplant surgery team is made up of organ transplant specialists from many different fields to provide our patients with comprehensive support. In addition to transplant surgeons, our team includes social workers, pharmacists, dietitians and dedicated transplant coordinators.
A personalized approach: At the UVM Medical Center, you’re more than just a number. Our transplant surgery team considers your unique circumstances to create a treatment plan that meets your needs, both physical and emotional.
Excellent outcomes and advanced treatments: Our transplant surgery program offers leading-edge care for both transplant recipients and living donors, using minimally invasive procedures to speed up recovery time and achieving post-transplant outcomes that consistently rank higher than national averages.
Ongoing support: A kidney transplant will require lifelong follow-up care and significant lifestyle changes. Our team will support you throughout the entire transplant process and beyond, helping you prepare for, and adjust to, life with your new organ
The UVM Medical Center Transplant Program provides comprehensive treatment and support for both kidney transplant recipients and living donors.
Living Kidney Donation
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