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Center for Transplantation

Image of a happy couple after kidney transplant. Our center 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 team delivers leading-edge, comprehensive services for:

We provide a full spectrum of care for the entire transplantation process — from pre-transplant evaluation to post-surgical maintenance. Our multidisciplinary transplant team includes surgeons, transplant coordinators, pharmacists, financial coordinators, and nutritionists. We also have social workers and psychologists to provide emotional support and facilitate short- and long-term follow-up.

You can rest assured knowing that UC San Diego Health offers you the highest level of transplantation medicine available.

Our Transplant Specialists

Our specialists utilize the expertise of physician-scientists and clinicians to provide leading-edge, compassionate care for those in need of organ transplantation. Meet our physicians.


Transplantation at UC San Diego Health has saved the lives of many extraordinary patients. Watch videos and learn their stories.

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Free Shuttle Service

For transplant patients receiving care at UC San Diego Health - La Jolla: Executive Drive, we offer a shuttle service from UC San Diego Health - La Jolla campus. Runs weekdays (excluding holidays), 7 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. See the shuttle schedule.


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