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Pediatric Patients

UW Health pediatric transplant: Transplant patient Ezekiel with his mother

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The UW Health transplant program's success can be seen and heard in the words of its patients. Read the stories below to learn about transplant at UW Health from those who have experienced it.
Heart Transplant

From Heart Transplant to Half Marathon

Heart Transplant: Jan's Story

Heart Transplant: Terry's Story

2014 Transplant and Organ Donation Calendar: Chuck Kiehl

Left Ventricular Assist Device: Keith's Story

Heart Transplant: Richard's Story

Heart Transplant: Kieth's Story

Heart Transplant: Josef's Story

Heart Transplant: James' Story

Heart Transplant: Jack's Story

Heart Transplant: George's Story

Heart Transplant: Donald's Story

Heart Transplant: David's Story

Heart Transplant: Bob's Story

Heart-Double Lung Transplant

Heart-Double Lung Transplant: Kim's Story

Islet Cell Transplant

Islet Cell Transplant: Kathy's Story

Islet Cell Transplant: Nancy's Story

Islet Cell Transplant: Julie's Story

Kidney Transplant (also check out our living donors)

Hope Meets Gratitude: Cheryl's and David's Journey to Kidney Transplant

Lindsay Mosher is "Miss Incredible"

2014 Transplant and Organ Donation Calendar: Kaylin Burr

Kidney Transplant: Kris' Story

Kidney Transplant: Sandra's Story

Kidney Transplant: Cindy's Story

Kidney-Pancreas Transplant

2014 Transplant and Organ Donation Calendar: Ken Dalen

Kidney-Pancreas Transplant: Stephen's Story

Kidney-Pancreas Transplant: Chris' Story

Kidney-Pancreas Transplant: Dan's Story

Kidney-Pancreas Transplant: Cheryl's Story

Kidney-Pancreas Transplant: Brenda's Story

Kidney-Pancreas Transplant: Adriana's Story

Liver Transplant

2014 Transplant and Organ Donation Calendar: Michaela Layton

2014 Transplant and Organ Donation Calendar: Regina Sanner

Liver Transplant 10 Days After Heart Surgery

Liver Transplant: Doug's Story

Liver Transplant: Wayne's Story

Liver Transplant: Brian's Story

Liver Transplant: Pete's Story

Liver Transplant: Bill's Story

Liver Transplant: Doug's Story

Liver Transplant: Mary's Story

Liver Transplant: Kathi's Story

Liver Transplant: David's Story

Liver-Pancreas Transplant

Liver-Pancreas Transplant: Nicole's Story

Living Donation

Connected by the Heart and Kidney

Living Kidney Donation: Jim's Story

2014 Transplant and Organ Donation Calendar: Lindsey Rohloff

2014 Transplant and Organ Donation Calendar: Dylan Prescott

Non-Directed Living Kidney Donation: Karen's Story

Living Liver Donation: Stephanie's Story

Living Kidney Donation: Sheri's Story

Living Kidney Donation: Rachel's Story

Living Donor Tim Nelson

Living Kidney Donation: Rose's Story

Living Kidney Donation: Norwood's Story

Living Kidney Donation: Jim's Story

Living Kidney Donation: Deryl's Story

Kidney Transplant Chain: Bonnie's Story

Kidney Transplant: Laura's Story

Kidney Transplant: Devin's Story

Living Donation: Chris' Story

Lung Transplant

Lung Transplant Recipient Advocates for Organ Donation

Lung Transplant: Helen's Story

2014 Transplant and Organ Donation Calendar: Lisa Goetsche

Portraying the Transplant Waiting List in Photographs: Video

Lung Transplant: Chris' Story

Lung Transplant: Amy's Story

Lung Transplant: Shawn's Story

Pancreas Transplant

Pancreas Transplant: Sara's Story

Pancreas Transplant: Brenda's Story

Pancreas Transplant: Kim's Story

Pediatric Transplant

Twelve-Year-Old Aspen Promotes Wisconsin Donation Registry

Back in Tune: Living Donation Restores Musician's Health

Amazing Kids, Amazing Stories: Will's Story

Amazing Kids, Amazing Stories: Ali's Story

Lung Transplant: Miller's Story

Kidney Transplant: Laina's Story

Liver Transplant: Trevor's Story

Liver Transplant: Isaac's Story

Liver Transplant: Ezekiel's Story

The Gift of Life, Again: Father Donates Kidney to Son