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Organ Transplant

UCSF Health’s organ transplant program is one of the largest and most highly regarded in the world. With advances in surgical techniques and improved drug regimens to prevent organ rejection and infection, organ transplantation is now widely recognized as the best treatment for a variety of diseases.

Since our program's founding in the 1960s, it has grown to include transplants of the kidneys, liver, heart, lungs and pancreas. Survival rates for our patients are among the highest in the country, even though we treat some of the most seriously ill patients.

Webinars: Organ Transplants and Living Organ Donation

COVID-19 has changed the way we care for transplant patients at UCSF in many ways. In these webinars, experts on our panel discuss transplant patient care during this time, including how we're handling it in our clinics, plans for screening, what to expect when you come to Parnassus, and much more.

Find a clinic

Heart Transplant Program

400 Parnassus Ave., Fifth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143

Kidney Transplant Center

400 Parnassus Ave., Seventh Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143

Liver Transplant Program

400 Parnassus Ave., Third Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143

Lung Transplant Program

400 Parnassus Ave., Fifth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143

Pancreas Transplant Services

400 Parnassus Ave., Seventh Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143

Total Pancreatectomy – Islet Auto-Transplant (TP-IAT) Clinic

400 Parnassus Ave., 7th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143-0780

Awards & recognition

  • 325-2x

    kidney transplants performed each year

  • n1-2x

    in the U.S. for patient survival rates one and three years after lung transplant

  • n2-2x

    in the U.S. for number of liver transplants performed

  • n1-2x

    in the West for number of living donor liver transplants performed

Find a doctor who specializes in organ transplant

Our stories

Sheila FitzPatrick: Dialysis vs. Transplant: A Due Diligence Decision

Sheila FitzPatrick

When Chris Schroeder's Kidneys Failed, His Family Stepped Forward

Chris Schroeder

Cancer Patient Receives the Gift of a Lifetime

Amy Baghdadi

Back in the Saddle After a Double Lung Transplant

Clare Dowling

More about organ transplant

Koz Hospitality House

Located near our Parnassus campus, Koz Hospitality House provides comfortable, reasonably priced accommodations for UCSF patients during their treatment.

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Organ Transplant Support Groups

The UCSF Heart Transplant/LVAD Support Group offers peer-based support for heart transplant patients and patients with left ventricular assist devices (LVADs).

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