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The Organ Transplant Service at UCSF Medical Center is one of the largest and most highly regarded in the world. With advances in surgical technique and improved drug regimens to prevent organ rejection and infection, organ transplantation for adults and children is widely recognized as the best treatment for a variety of diseases. UCSF is leader in kidney and liver transplants, attracting patients from throughout the United States. Since its founding in the 1960s, it has grown to include: heart transplants, intestinal transplants, kidney transplants, liver transplants, lung transplants and pancreas transplants.

Our Research and Technology

UCSF is one of the world's leading research institutions in health science, with roughly 1,000 clinical trials in progress.

Patient Experiences

Simone Chou
When Her Kidneys Failed, a Friend Made an Unusual Offer

Frank Jimenez
Daughter Donates Kidney to Father