Kidney Transplants

Comprehensive, Compassionate Care for Kidney Transplant and Pancreas Transplant Patients

Methodist Dallas Medical Center has earned Center of Excellence designation for Adult Kidney Transplantsfrom OptumhealthSM Care Solutions

Kidney TransplantsAt the Methodist Dallas Transplant Institute, we pride ourselves on the most up-to-date science as well as personalized attention to the comfort of patients and their families.

Since the first kidney transplant at Methodist Dallas Medical Center in 1981, independently practicing physicians on the medical staff of the Methodist Dallas Transplant Institute have been leading the way in performing kidney transplants, combined kidney-pancreas transplants, and pancreas transplants.

The Transplant Institute is a major referral center for patients with chronic kidney disease who may be candidates for a kidney-pancreas transplant.

Each year, approximately 70 kidney transplants are performed at the Methodist Dallas Transplant Institute.

International patients

More than 10 percent of our kidney transplant patients come from Puerto Rico, while others travel from Central and South America, the Middle East, and Asia.

Paired kidney donation – a tale of 3 cities and 6 patients

Most living kidney donors know they’re going to save one person’s life. But John Agee got to help save three lives, including his wife, Pamela's. Watch their story.

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