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Founded in 1968, the University of Maryland Medical Center's Division of Transplantation is one of the busiest transplant programs in the country and has established a national reputation for innovation and technical excellence. It is a comprehensive center with transplantation expertise in kidney, pancreas, simultaneous kidney-pancreas, liver, heart and lungs. Each year the transplant team performs more than 420 transplants.

As part of the University of Maryland Medical Center, we utilize a multidisciplinary approach to patient care which exploits the enormous talent and broad resources of an outstanding academic medical/research center

The Transplant Program:

  • Optimizes living donor kidney registries to transplant patients sooner, with better matches
  • Offers adult living donor liver transplantation as an option to get patients transplanted sooner
  • Is the second largest kidney transplant program in the country and among the nation's largest pancreas transplant programs 
  • Performs more liver transplants with better outcomes than any other program in the U.S. (per UHC 2012 data)
  • Is home to premier academic transplant surgeons who are reknowned for their pioneering work in thoracic and abdominal transplant surgery and research
  • Provides access to the latest advances in transplant technology and immunosuppressive medication therapy
  • Conducts NIH-funded research to improve patient outcomes and quality of life 
  • Is supported by a multidisciplinary team of medicine doctors, surgeons, skilled nurses and coordinators who specialize in managing patients before and after transplantation

To speak with someone about our services, please call 410-328-5408 or 1-800-492-5538.

This page was last updated: September 22, 2014

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