Organ Transplant

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)...

Double-Lung Transplant Gives Man New Outlook on Life

Joseph McCanne was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis at just three years old. That diagnosis began a long journey that would ultimately include two double-lung transplants at Emory Transplant Center – with each transplant giving...

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