Organ Transplant

Become an Organ Donor

Answers to Common Questions About Organ Donation Currently, more than 110,000 men, women, and children are waiting for a new organ. And while organ donation is overwhelmingly supported, only 60 percent of the U.S. adult...

End-Stage Renal Disease Treatment Options

The kidneys are small but mighty organs, and they have a big job of filtering 200 quarts of blood, and about two quarts of waste and water every day. When your kidneys aren’t working as...

Transforming Heart & Lung Transplant Programs

Under the leadership of Mani Daneshmand, MD, Emory has been making transformational changes to its heart and lung failure and transplant programs. They have been brought together into one comprehensive program to improve care...

Emory Transplant Center Patient Honors the Gift of Life in the 2020 Tournament of Roses Parade

Emory Transplant Center patient Sherrell Gay was given a second chance at life, twice. On New Year’s Day, Sherrell was able to honor those who gave her the gift of life in the 131st...

Emory Transplant Center is Expanding its Footprint to South Georgia

Committed to Delivering Transplant Care to Patients Near and Far Emory Transplant Center is making it easier for patients in South Georgia to access kidney and liver transplant services closer to home. Beginning in December...

Two-Time Lung Transplant Recipient – Real Patients, Real Stories

Joseph McCanne is a two-time lung transplant recipient. A diagnosis of cystic fibrosis at three years old began a life-long journey that would include two lung transplant surgeries. Each transplant giving him a new...

Patients at For-Profit Dialysis Centers Less Likely to Receive a Kidney Transplant

A recent study published on September 10, 2019, in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) finds that kidney failure patients receiving dialysis at for-profit dialysis centers are less likely to get a...

Choosing a Kidney Transplant Program That’s Right for You

Emory Kidney Transplant Program Ranked Sixth in the Nation When you’re choosing a kidney transplant program, it’s important to look at a number of different factors – from national rankings and compatibility to comfort level...

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Ablation Procedures Treat Varicose Veins Without Traditional Surgery

In the not too distant past, the only way to treat varicose veins was with surgery. Now, Emory Vein Center offers many alternatives that...

How Emory Transplant Center is Keeping Your Safety First

Emory Transplant Center is committed to your safety and well-being—especially now, when COVID-19 has created so much concern in our communities. We want you...

Emory Brain Health Center Offering Telehealth Appointments through Emory Connected Care

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the use of telehealth has played an important role in patient care throughout the Brain Health Center...

Ja’Lisa’s Journey: Reclaiming Life after Epilepsy

In her early 20s, Ja’Lisa Thomas was enjoying life — teaching preschool and expecting her first child — until something went very wrong. She...

A Message from Our Executive Director

Helping You Navigate COVID-19 and Transplant Surgery The world has changed dramatically in the last few months, but Emory Transplant Center’s commitment to your health...

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