About the UPMC Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Program

The UPMC Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Program of the Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute is among the nation’s most active. For people who suffer from renal disease, complications of diabetes, or both, our program offers:

Transplant patients also have access to state-of-the-art specialized services, such as:

Volumes, Key Outcomes, and Statistics

Our average waitlist times are shorter.

According to the SRTR, the waitlist times for kidney and pancreas transplant candidates at UPMC are shorter than the national median waitlist times.

And, the significant expansion of UPMC’s living-donor kidney program can also allow patients to receive a transplant sooner.

Our Volumes

As a leader in solid-organ transplantation with respect to experience and volume, UPMC is home to many of the world’s leading transplant experts.

To date, our team has performed:

  • More than 4,200 kidney transplants, including more than 1,000 living-donor kidney transplants.
  • More than 360 pancreas transplants.
  • More than 400 combined kidney-pancreas transplants.

Our Survival Rates

Many factors influence a transplant center’s survival rates, including the patient’s condition. UPMC’s Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Program provides patients with world-class care regardless of their prognosis or the severity of their condition.

For more information about our outcomes, visit the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (SRTR).

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