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Center for Transplantation

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

Our Transplant Specialists

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

Top Ranking for Survival Rates

Our patient survival rates exceed the national average for all programs, placing us among the nation's best transplant centers by the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (SRTR). Read more about our transplant survival rates.

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