Northwestern Memorial Hospital offers one of the premier kidney transplantation programs in the country. In 2013, the Kovler Organ Transplantation Center at Northwestern Memorial performed 220 kidney transplants, making it the largest and most successful transplant program in Illinois and one of the largest in the US.
Additionally, we have one of the largest living donor kidney transplant programs in the country, and performed 122 such transplants in 2013.
Benefits of our Comprehensive Kidney Transplant Program
The Kovler Organ Transplantation Center at Northwestern Memorial Hospital offers comprehensive, compassionate care throughout the transplant process. Our transplantation programs include:
For more information about the Kidney Transplant Program call 312-695-0828.
In early December of 2014, the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS), the organization that manages the kidney transplant waiting list, will start a new system of allocating (or giving out) kidneys to candidates on the kidney transplant waiting list.