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Transplant at University Hospital is one of the world's foremost organ transplant programs. UW Health physicians are recognized experts in their field, providing care to patients in our heart, lung, kidney, liver, pancreas, intestine, islet cell and pediatric transplant programs. More about UW Health Transplant | UW Organ and Tissue Donation


Announcing the Pleasant T. Rowland Transplant Clinic 

Announcing the Pleasant T. Rowland Transplant Clinic


Pleasant Rowland, founder of Pleasant Company (now American Girl) and well-known Madison philanthropist, has donated $10 million toward construction of a new transplant clinic at University Hospital. (Image courtesy of Flad Architects, Madison, Wis.)


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The UW Health Transplant Program is among the nation's most active transplant centers 

Why Choose UW Health Transplant?


Located at Wisconsin's top hospital, as ranked by U.S. News & World Report, the UW Health Transplant Program is consistently one of the largest transplant programs in the United States and a strong option for transplant patients in the U.S.


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Richard Gillette and his organ donor Brian Forrest, his organ donor 

Gift of Life Stays in the Family


When he first considered donating part of his liver to his very sick cousin, Brian Forrest doubted that he would qualify. Six weeks later, cousin Richard received Brian's gift of life - and both men feel incredibly grateful.


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UW Health Transplant Calendar 2020: Roger Sdano

Meet the People in Our Calendar


Transplant recipients, donor family members and living donors embrace life. Whether through loss or new life, they are ambassadors for the power of organ, tissue and eye donation and transplantation. They are strong. They are fierce. They are the face of the future. Meet the people in our 2020 calendar who exemplify their goal of living life without limits.

Living kidney donation 

Want to Know What it's Like to be a Living Kidney Donor?


Just ask 91-year-old Don Richards, who is still going strong after donating to his daughter, Jeri, 35 years ago.

Learn more about living kidney donation.

Interested in living donation? Apply here

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