Transplant Care

Advancing the medicine of organ transplants and enhancing the lives of recipients

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The leader in organ transplantation in the Northwest.

Heart Transplant

Half of patients who receive a heart at UW Medicine are still alive after 17 years — six years longer than the national average.

Liver Transplant

UW Medicine surgeons have performed over 2,000 liver transplants. UW Medicine has the only living donor liver transplant program in the Northwest.

Lung Transplant

As the only lung transplant program in the Northwest, we perform up to 60 transplants per year. Our 3-year survival rates exceed national averages.

Kidneys & Pancreas Transplant

Our team has performed the most combined kidney/pancreas transplants in the Northwest, and 95 percent of our kidney recipients have a working kidney after three years.

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