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When Yousef Alobaid elected to donate his kidney to Solaiuman, he was shocked to find out that his kidney had three arteries instead of the usual one. The pair traveled all the way from Saudi Arabia for complex transplant surgery at UMMC.
“Even though I didn’t get a kidney from her, I got a kidney because of her.”
Lenox Trams, an Easton police officer, received a new lease on life with a kidney transplant from coworker Jill Garvey.
Heather Cronin received her first lung transplant in 2006, but chronic rejection destroyed that transplant within a year. By 2015, she needed a second transplant to keep her alive.
UMMC raised its Donate Life Month flag in honor of organ donation.
Jose Fernandez, Sr. is a double lung and heart transplant survivor who was successfully treated at UMMC.
Do rich people get transplanted faster? Dr. Soo Yi sets the record straight.
Is organ donation against my religion? UMMC Chaplain David Harness sets the record straight.
Will becoming a living donor shorten my life? Dr. Rolf Barth sets the record straight.
What should I know about being an organ donor? Latrice Price from the Living Legacy Foundation sets the record straight.
Can organ donors only be young people in perfect health? Dr. Jonathan Bromberg sets the record straight.
If my loved one and I don't have matching blood, then can I still donate a kidney? Dr. David Leeser sets the record straight.
Can living donors only give me a kidney? Dr. John LaMattina sets the record straight.
Can I only be on one organ waiting list? Dr. Steven Hanish sets the record straight.
If I am an organ donor, will doctors not work as hard to save my life? Can I have an open casket? Dr. Dan Herr sets the record straight.
Panelists from UMMC and the Living Legacy Foundation discuss living donor kidney and liver transplantation at Baltimore's Everyman Theatre.
Panelists from UMMC and the Living Legacy Foundation discuss the benefits of living organ donation at Baltimore's Everyman Theatre.
Panelists from UMMC and the Living Legacy Foundation discuss common transplant misconceptions at Baltimore's Everyman Theatre.