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Cleveland Clinic's Kidney Transplant Program is comprised of many of the nation’s leading specialists and is consistently ranked among the best in the nation.
Why Choose Cleveland Clinic for Your Kidney Transplant

Why Choose Cleveland Clinic for Your Kidney Transplant

Established over 50 years ago, Cleveland Clinic’s kidney transplant program has completed thousands of kidney transplants, in conjunction with its affiliate program in West Virginia. U.S. News & World Report ranks the Glickman Urological & Kidney Institute as the #1 urology program in the United States. The program is also a member of the United Network For Organ Sharing (UNOS), meeting all their requirements for kidney transplants. In 2018, Cleveland Clinic performed 182 kidney transplants, including 1 pediatric transplant.

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Kidney Transplant Program

Cleveland Clinic provides kidney transplant patients with world-class care and emotional support through the entire transplant process.

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Patient Stories

Patient Stories

Cleveland Clinic Performs Its First Three-Way Kidney Transplant Swap

Cleveland Clinic Performs its First Three-Way Kidney Transplant Swap

Oct 15, 2018

“If he wouldn’t have stepped up and done this, I would be hooked up to a kidney dialysis machine three days a week. Thanks to him, I have a new life.”
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Sisters Share Love and Kidney After Transplant Procedure | Cleveland Clinic Patient Stories

Sisters Share Love and Kidney After Transplant Procedure

Aug 13, 2018

“I wanted to make sure that I wouldn’t have any regrets. So I thought through and processed all of that. But the answer was always the same, and I kept coming back to, 'I want to do this, I need to do this, no one is making me do this.'”
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Twenty-Four Years After Donating, Mom Inspires Daughter to do the Same | Cleveland Clinic

Twenty-Four Years After Donating a Kidney, Mother Inspires Daughter to Do the Same

Jul 10, 2018

“When it became clear I would be a suitable candidate, I felt comfortable. I was glad to give my cousin a chance.”
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