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Kidney Transplant and Pancreas Transplant

Innovation, compassion and leading-edge kidney and pancreas expertise, right here in Cincinnati.

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Kidney and pancreas disease and transplant patients need extraordinary options and exceptional care. And they need it nearby, not hours away. Our research, clinical trials and innovation have helped to turn obstacles into opportunities. While patients may wait up to three years for transplants at other hospitals, the average wait time for our transplant patients is 7.5 months. We’re passionate about making successful transplantation an option for more people

Your Care


We’ll Help You Understand Every Step.

We pioneered Greater Cincinnati transplantation in 1967, and since then, we’ve helped thousands of people start life anew with kidney, liver, pancreas and heart transplants. We understand the complex challenges that can come with eligibility evaluation, transplant preparation, surgery, recovery and post-transplant life. Begin your journey by learning how we will educate and prepare you for your new life.



We Are Committed To Advancing Medical Options.

The best medical programs in the world are part of leading-edge research aimed at improving public health and developing new medical treatments. As the Region’s only adult academic medical center, we house vibrant research programs that include ongoing clinical trials, actively initiating studies to bring new therapies and diagnostic tests to patients in Greater Cincinnati and around the world.

We Actively Seek Medical Discoveries.

Nationally and internationally recognized for its research efforts, the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and UC Health has a long and distinguished history of medical discoveries. Our premier surgeon-scientists and postdoctoral researchers pursue innovative and exciting research, focused on applying their discoveries directly to the bedside to advance patient care.



Our Teams Build Strong Collaborative Partnerships With Referring Providers.

We are committed to providing optimal care to your patient and open communication with you. As a referring physician, we understand that you need to be kept informed on your patient’s progress. That’s why we set up a toolbox to share detailed information about your patient’s health with you.

To refer a patient, call 513-584-7001

Conditions We Treat

With research and experience, we’re helping patients like you overcome complex kidney and pancreas conditions every day.

Your Kidneys and Pancreas, Our Expertise

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Our Treatments

Dialysis Access Surgery

How You Can Help

Saving A Life Starts With Organ Donation.

Living organ donors are responsible for giving new life to thousands of patients every year, and people who direct their organs to donation after death are responsible for thousands more. Are you ready to give the gift of life?

Program Highlights

We’re Making Transplants More Effective And More Available.

Patient Connection

Perfect Pairing

Doctors told Kenny Crawford he needed a kidney transplant but waiting for a kidney from a deceased donor would take an average of three to five years. Kenny hoped for a quicker solution - a living donor.

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At UC Health, we lead the region in scientific discoveries and embrace a spirit of purpose – offering our patients and their families something beyond everyday healthcare. At UC Health, we offer hope.