Organ Transplant

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...

Emory Transplant Center Keeps Quality and Patient Care at the Forefront

The Emory Transplant Center's focus on quality goes well beyond the ordinary. And, while it was the first transplant center to earn the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)’s Patient-Centered Specialty Practice (PCSP)...

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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 and safety remains as strong as...

More Top Doctors Recognized Than Any Other Atlanta Health System

Nearly half of the physicians recognized in the annual “Top Doctors” issue of Atlanta magazine are physicians who are part of Emory Healthcare, Emory...

Alzheimer’s Awareness: Early Onset Alzheimer’s Disease

Cecile Bazaz was a wife, mother, and successful banking executive in her 40s when she began showing subtle signs that something might be wrong....

Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery: Improving Outcomes, Faster Recovery

Many of the 56 million Americans who experience back pain will not require surgery to address their condition and relieve pain. Non-invasive treatments, such...

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