The Center for Transplantation is a national hub of clinical expertise and research, and the region’s leader in transplantation. Since 1968, our team has performed thousands of transplants under a national standard model of care. Our survivor rates exceed national averages.
We now offer care to patients in the US San Diego Health and Sharp HealthCare joint liver transplantation program.
Our team provides leading-edge, comprehensive transplant services for:
We Provide the Highest Level of Care
Organ transplantation is a complex process that involves many components: from making the decision to have a transplant, undergoing evaluation to see if you are a candidate for surgery, to waiting for the appropriate donor organ.
To support you and your family on this life-altering and daunting journey, we have a team of experts to help guide your way that includes surgeons, social workers, transplant coordinators, pharmacists, psychologists, financial coordinators, and nutritionists. You can rest assured knowing that UC San Diego Health offers you the highest level of transplantation medicine available.
One Heart Goes to Two People in Rare Transplant
After a 27-year-old tragically died, his heart was donated to not one, but two people. Hear about the rare transplant—only performed 10 times in the world—that united three families during a touching meeting full of tears and laughter.