Why Choose UW Health Transplant?

Two UW Health transplant surgeons in surgeryThe UW Health Transplant Program offers a wide range of services including kidney and live-donor kidney, pancreas, liver and live-donor liver, heart, lung, heart/lung, intestine, multiple organ, islet cell and pediatric transplant services.
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Nationally Recognized Leader

UW Health's transplant program has gained national and international recognition for leadership in transplant surgery and care of transplant patients. As the fourth-largest transplant program in the United States, UW Health plays a key role in directing the future of transplantation.

Innovation, Research and Leading-Edge Technology

Our program is part of an academic medical center with research and teaching as part of its mission. This environment allows for leading-edge medication protocols, technology, organ recovery techniques, surgical techniques and post-transplant care.

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Patient Success

Throughout its history our program has consistently excelled, with patient wait list times and post-surgery outcomes among the best in the United States.
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Compassionate, Customized Patient Care

The UW Health transplant team is proud to provide world-class care tailored for each patient. Patients receive support throughout the entire transplantation process, including the decision-making process, evaluation, waiting period, surgery and hospitalization, and follow-up care after surgery.

Knowledge and Expertise

Our experienced staff is dedicated to providing the highest quality of care for transplant patients. Our multi-disciplinary team works together to provide patients with the best outcome possible. The team approach allows us to provide our patients with customized, comprehensive care and ensures the continuity of care. Our physicians and surgeons bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise from their training with nationally and internationally recognized transplant programs.

Rich History of Leadership and Innovations


This timeline shows the many ways our team became leaders in transplantation and organ donation. Click through to review the many ways we created and are directing the future of transplantation.