Celebrating 50 Years of Organ Transplantation at UVA
October 9, 2016•10 min
In June 1967, the UVA Transplant Center transplanted its first solid organ, a kidney. Since then, we have completed over 1,500 kidney transplants, 1,200 liver transplants, and our lung and liver programs have achieved the highest survival rates in the country.As the only Comprehensive Transplant Center in Virginia, UVA has more than 45 years of experience.We provide comprehensive treatment for patients needing heart, lung, pancreas, kidney, liver and islet cell transplants. Hear from Dr. Alden Doyle, the medical director of UVA’s kidney transplant program, about the evolution of transplantation, and UVA’s commitment to patient centered care.