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UPMC Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Program

More than 26 million Americans have kidney disease and close to three million may have type 1 diabetes. For many, transplant may be a viable, life-enhancing option.

At the UPMC Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Program in Pittsburgh, Pa., our main goal is to improve the lives of people who suffer from renal disease, complications from diabetes, or both.

As one of the nation's most active transplant programs, our team has extensive experience in kidney, pancreas, and combined kidney-pancreas transplants.

Why Choose UPMC for Kidney or Pancreas Transplant?

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Did You Know?

  • As part of the Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute, the UPMC Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Program is home to many of the world’s leading transplant experts.
  • Since 1988, UPMC's transplant surgeons have performed more than 1,000 living-donor kidney transplants, according to UNOS.
  • New antirejection therapies allow organ recipients to enjoy better health with fewer restrictions.


To schedule an evaluation for living-kidney donation, please complete the above “Can I be a donor?” form and submit to, and a member of the kidney transplant team will reach out to you in the near future.

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