Learn more about how Ohio State is leading the way in organ transplantation!
Why choose Ohio State for kidney transplant?
Expertise: We perform more than 200 kidney transplants a year, making us one of the top 10 percent busiest programs in the country. Since our first kidney transplant in 1967, we have performed more than 6,900 kidney transplant surgeries. In September 2011, we completed a six-way, single-institution transplant, the first and largest to date in Ohio, and one of only a handful in the United States.
Experience: Our Comprehensive Transplant Center has one of the largest organ transplant programs in the nation. We perform more than 475 kidney, liver, pancreas, combined kidney-pancreas, heart and lung transplants each year. Since our program started in 1967, we have performed more than 10,000 lifesaving transplants.
Kidney transplant research: We participate in clinical trials of new immunosuppressive drugs and antirejection therapies.