Advancing the medicine of organ transplants and enhancing the lives of recipients
The leader in organ transplantation in the Northwest.
Half of patients who receive a heart at UW Medicine are still alive after 17 years — six years longer than the national average.
UW Medicine surgeons have performed over 2,000 liver transplants, and our patients experience less time on the waitlist than the national average.
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.
Face & Hand Transplant
Our transplant center is one of an elite group of centers nationwide that’s certified to perform hand, face and abdominal wall transplants.
Our Intestinal Care and Transplantation Clinic provides care to restore digestive function, including the only intestinal transplant program available in the Northwest.