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Specialized Transplant Expertise that Takes a Team Approach to Care

At every step of the process — before, during and after transplant surgery — our multidisciplinary team is focused on giving you the best possible care and outcome.

Our Comprehensive Transplant Program includes these procedures:

Organ Transplants

  • Kidney
  • Pancreas
  • Liver and bile duct
  • Multiple-organ transplants such as pancreas-kidney, liver-kidney, heart-kidney and liver-intestine

Bone Marrow Transplants

In conjunction with the Arizona Cancer Center, we do bone marrow transplantations to treat many malignant diseases. We also use the therapy for dealing with inherited and non-malignant diseases. These include

  • Leukemia
  • Lymphoma
  • Hodgkin’s Disease
  • Myeloma
  • Anemia

Cellular Transplants

With research from our Institute for Cellular Transplantation, we have developed ways to transplant your own cells into your body to treat and replace diseased tissues and organ malfunction.

Composite Tissue Transplants

Our Institute of Composite Tissue Allotransplantation tackles some of the most complex grafting procedures, including

  • Hand transplants
  • Face transplants.

Why Us?

  • The University of Arizona Health Network has been providing transplant services for more than 40 years.
  • We are a pioneer in providing transplant services. We are the first public institution in the United States to have active programs in all types of adult and pediatric transplants located in one academic medical center.
  • Since the early 1980s, our surgeons have performed complex kidney transplants — frequently in combination with other organs — with excellent outcomes.
  • Our intestine transplant program for children and adults is the only one of its kind in the Southwest and offers the option of living donor intestine transplants.
  • We are considered a transplant center of excellence by many insurance companies and payors.

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Clinical Trials

The University of Arizona Health Network conducts a variety of research studies and clinical trials with a commitment to improving patient care. View examples of our work by clicking below.

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