Duke performs a large number of transplants for many organs, and our years of experience translate to better outcomes for our patients. Survival rates for all Duke transplant patients consistently surpass national transplant survival averages.
Thanks to our multidisciplinary approach, Duke is able to perform successful transplants on patients that may not qualify for transplants at other hospitals.
Treatment is provided for the following specialty areas:
|Heart||Liver||Lung||Kidney and pancreas||Small bowel|
Transplant patients are cared for by a team of experts including surgeons, nurse coordinators, social workers, infectious disease specialists, nutritionists, immunologists, and pathologists.
In February 1965 Duke University Medical Center became one of the first institutions in the country to successfully establish a kidney transplant program. Since then, our transplant programs have achieved many more national and regional milestones.
Our patient outcomes consistently exceed national averages, a level of success that can be attributed to:
Visit the Scientific Registry of Transplant Outcomes to view outcomes data for each of Duke's transplant programs.