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About Kidney Transplants

Use the following links to learn more about kidney transplants:

  • Kidney Transplant Overview
    Transplantation offers patients with renal disease the opportunity to be free from dialysis. A kidney transplant allows a recipient to return to a full and active life
  • Frequently Asked Kidney Transplant Questions
    Answers to common questions, such as: Why may I need a kidney transplant? Will I always have to take medications after the kidney transplant? How long will I be in the hospital?
  • Typical Patient Journey: Kidney Transplant
    The steps a patient usually takes to undergo a kidney transplant, from initial evaluation through after-surgery clinic visits
  • Kidney Transplant Tests
    In order to determine if you are a good candidate for a transplant, the transplant team will ask that your physician order several medical tests.
  • Kidney Transplant Surgery
    A detailed description of what will happen before, during, and after kidney transplant surgery
  • After a Kidney Transplant
    Information about medications, things you will need to monitor at home, and precautions you will need to take after a kidney transplant
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