About Pediatric Kidney Transplants at Duke
A Team Approach to Your Child's Care
Our dedicated pediatric kidney transplant team includes pediatric kidney doctors (transplant nephrologists), transplant surgeons, pediatric urologists, pediatric anesthesiologists, infectious disease experts, nurse coordinators, psychologists, child life specialists, transplant social workers, and nutritionists. We work together to diagnose and manage the full spectrum of end-stage kidney disease and serious kidney problems in children.
Our Survival Rates Are Among the Nation's Best
We successfully transplant difficult cases other centers have declined. Although we take on some of the toughest challenges, data from the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients -- a national database of transplant statistics -- show that our one- and three-year pediatric patient and graft survival rates after kidney transplantation are among the best in the nation. Our excellent graft survival rates after three years reflect our pediatric transplant expertise and commitment to ensuring your child maintains his or her transplanted kidney for many years.