Kidney and Pancreas Transplant at AGH
The surgeons at the Allegheny Health Network Transplant Institute have been leaders in kidney and pancreas transplant surgeries since the program began at Allegheny General Hospital in 1987. Our experience, expertise and commitment to quality care have lead to our transplant patients experiencing some of the best results in the country. These patients are living healthier and longer lives because of their kidney and pancreas transplants.
We have a multidisciplinary team to care for every patient awaiting donor organs and those preparing to have a transplant. Our surgeons, nephrologists, transplant nurse coordinators, social workers, pharmacists and other health-care professionals work together to care for transplant candidates, recipients, donors and their families.
Highlights of the Transplant Institute at Allegheny General Hospital:
- We have the best one- and three-year transplant survival rates in the region, according to The Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (SRTR).
- AGH is one of the country’s best in patient care quality and outcomes, based on SRTA data.
- Our surgeons treat the most complex patient cases, including multi-organ transplants.
- We are approved by the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS), Medicare and Medicaid.
- We conduct extensive research and clinical trials that translate into medical discoveries and cures, giving our patients a direct gateway to continually evolving treatment options
To find an Allegheny Health Network Transplant Institute physician at Allegheny General Hospital who specializes in kidney and pancreas transplants: