A New Lease on Life
Jefferson has a long and storied history of transplant surgery innovation. As a leading institution for transplant procedures and care, our expert team excels at surgical procedures resulting in improved patient outcomes, shorter recovery times, and fewer complications. In fact, we have the lowest mortality rate for kidney transplants and the highest liver transplant rate in the Delaware Valley. And our cutting-edge care and distinguished teams are consistently recognized for surpassing national averages for liver, kidney, and pancreas transplantation survival rates. Featuring premier resources like the Nicoletti Kidney Transplant Center, we are steadfast in our mission to develop new treatment options, increase overall transplant volumes, and improve lives. Philanthropy is a cornerstone of our program, providing the support necessary to give more patients the second chance they deserve.
When it comes to next-generation transplant care, research is key. Its importance cannot be overstated—today’s discoveries fuel tomorrow’s clinical innovations. Jefferson is home to some of the nation’s foremost experts who are uncovering breakthroughs in the lab and rapidly translating their discoveries into novel therapies in the clinic. Philanthropic support serves as a vital source for our most promising and innovative transplant researchers. It provides the funding necessary to seed novel research projects and, ultimately, leads to practical innovations that directly benefit our patients.
Programs & Centers
A signature feature of our renowned, patient-centered transplant care is our team approach. With a designated transplant coordinator there to help every step of the way, patients and their loved ones experience peace of mind knowing they’re receiving the highest quality of care. Deploying the latest tools and techniques best suited to yield positive outcomes, shorter recovery times, and fewer complications, our Transplant Institute offers the following subspecialty services: