ABC News OnCall - Kidney Transplantation

Overview:

In this two-minute video, Dr. Stephen T. Bartlett, the Peter Angelos Distinguished professor of surgery and chairman of the Department of Surgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, discusses kidney transplantation as the best treatment option for individuals who have been diagnosed with kidney failure.

This video is part of the ABC News OnCall Series in which physicians from UMMC answered questions about a variety of health care topics for ABC News. Here, Dr. Bartlett addresses the best time for patients to receive their kidney transplant, as well as the benefits of receiving a transplant from a living donor.

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This page was last updated: November 27, 2013

         
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