57-year-old patient with terminal heart disease receives a pioneering transplant of a genetically-modified pig heart
Our specially trained surgeons perform more living donor liver transplants than any other center in the state.
We'll maintain a close relationship with you after your transplant.
The UM Transplant team is still seeing patients with urgent or emergent conditions. For all non-urgent medical concerns, virtual appointments are now available. We strongly encourage patients to schedule video and/or phone consults for appointments. Please contact us at 410-328-5408 to find out if telehealth is available for your next visit.
Our team takes every precaution to keep you and your loved ones safe during your transplant process. Some steps we're taking include:
If you have any questions about our COVID-19 protocols, we encourage you to ask. You may also learn more about our approach to COVID-19 in this video.
The University of Maryland is leading a trial to learn more about how well COVID-19 vaccines work in transplant recipients, and in those waiting for a transplant. See if you are a candidate for the trial.
For more than 50 years, the University of Maryland Medical Center's (UMMC) transplant team has given those needing an organ transplant the opportunity to savor more time with the people they love and a healthier quality of life.
We treat our patients with compassionate care, becoming lifelong partners in their health. Performing more than 400 transplant surgeries each year, our teams of transplant surgeons use innovative techniques and demonstrate surgical excellence.
As a full service transplantation center, our patients come in all sizes. Although the majority of our transplant patients are adults, we also have a team of doctors who specialize in performing pediatric transplants of the kidney and liver.
Choosing your transplant team is one of the most crucial decisions you and your family will make. We offer:
We have the expertise and capability to perform leading-edge transplants for even the most complex cases, including those that other transplant centers have turned away.
We perform living transplants for kidney and liver. For kidneys, we can do directed donations from someone you know, non-directed from someone you don't or paired donations when your donor is not a good match for you.
We were one of the first centers in the nation to perform laparoscopic technique on the donor in a living kidney donation surgery. This groundbreaking procedure speeds healing and minimizes complications for donors.
As a university-based program, we offer access to the latest research and clinical trials in transplantation
We are among the first transplant hospitals to provide new treatments that include:
We can offer you advanced, organ failure care, no matter where you are along the course of an illness.
For additional information about our program or to request an evaluation or an appointment, please call 410-328-5408.