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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

Alana Burns, Cleveland Clinic kidney-pancreas transplant patient

Woman No Longer Type 1 Diabetic After Kidney-Pancreas Transplant

Jun 24, 2019

"It's like starting a whole new life. I'm so grateful to everyone who helped me get here." 
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Jim and Amanda see each other first time a day after their successful kidney transplant surgeries. (Courtesy: Amanda Egli)

By Her Father’s Grace, Mom of Three Has a New Kidney

Jun 14, 2019

“Dr. Wee called me ‘father of the year,’ but I don’t feel that way. What father, if in good health, wouldn’t give his kidney to his child?”
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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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