5 pancreas transplants in 2016, (Cleveland location), including:
- 1 pediatric transplant
Cleveland Clinic's Pancreas Transplant Center is comprised of many of the nation’s leading specialists in the field. This is one of the many reasons why the center is consistently ranked among the best in the nation. The Center’s Pancreas transplant program is approaching the 20 year mark and has completed more than 300 pancreas transplants. Although this may seem to be a modest number, it denotes a substantial amount of experience given the relative rarity of the procedure among national institutions.
Cleveland Clinic's pancreas transplant program is an essential component of a broad medical and surgical strategy to manage all patients with Type 1 Diabetes with the therapy most appropriate to that patient.
Why choose Cleveland Clinic for your pancreas transplant?
Cleveland Clinic is one of the nation's best overall hospitals, according to U.S. News & World Report's "America's Best Hospitals" rankings. Cleveland Clinic is ranked No. 2. Glickman Urological & Kidney Institute is ranked No. 1 in the country, and Cleveland Clinic is also recognized for excellence in most of the other medical specialties ranked by the magazine.
Cleveland Clinic's pancreas transplant program is a member of the Ohio Solid Organ Transplantation Consortium (OSOTC) and the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS), meeting all their requirements for pancreas transplantation.
If you or a loved one would like a second opinion from a top specialist at Cleveland Clinic, but may be disabled or find it too difficult to travel, we offer MyConsult. The MyConsult program is an online medical second opinion that connects you to our physician experts who will review your medical records and diagnostic tests to assess your suitability for transplant.
For More Information
Contact our Pre-Transplant Office at 216.444.6996 or 1.800.223.2273 ext. 46996