Transplantation Services at MedStar Washington Hospital Center is one of the busiest national transplantation programs in the United States, and has earned recognition from U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation’s top 50 transplant programs.
Our program offers:
- Experienced transplant teams
- Transplant Programs
- Survival rates well above the national average, making us the leader in the Washington metropolitan area for renal transplantation
Our transplant specialists perform more than 100 kidney transplants a year. More than half of those come from living donors.
We are one of the few programs that perform simultaneous kidney/pancreas transplants, a procedure that actually cures certain types of diabetes. Our program has enjoyed a steady increase in patient volume over the past few years, with survival rates consistently above the national average for the transplantation programs.
Referring physicians to our transplant team include:
- General and family practitioners in the Washington metropolitan and surrounding areas
For additional information and statistics about the transplantation programs at the Hospital Center, please call: (202) 877-DOCS (3627).
In a constant effort to maintain and exceed the levels of patient care for which our transplant team is known, the program strives towards a common set of goals:
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