Medical School

Division of Solid Organ Transplant

Department of Surgery


Welcome to the Division of Solid Organ Transplant

For Patients

The Transplant Program at University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview, is one of the oldest and most successful transplant programs in the world.

For patient resources, clinic and appointment information, go to our UMMC Transplant Page.

Check out our Living Donor Liver Transplant program page for information on how physicians are expanding the potential donor list to serve those who are waiting for a liver transplant.

Check out the 50-year story of transplantation surgery at the University of Minnesota.

Fellowship Program

The purpose of the Division of Organ Transplantation is to provide outstanding care and to continue developing new techniques that improve organ transplantation results and to train students, residents, and fellows in this vital surgical field.

Head to the Transplant Fellowship Program page for information about the program and application process.

Latest News

April 14th:

Local Kidney Donor Sets off Chain Reaction of Giving - KSTP

Hart previously tried to help a kid in need of a kidney but she found out she wasn't a match. Since she couldn't help him she decided she could help someone else. With the help of the University of Minnesota she joined the National Kidney Registry Pair Exchanged Program.

"Let’s say, there’s a non-directed donor with a blood type O who donates to a recipient who is a blood type O. That recipient had a donor who could not have donated to him that's a blood type A. However that donor now can donate to another recipient who's the same blood type," Dr. Raja Kandaswamy of the University of Minnesota said.

Full article here - KSTP Story

TV Segment for transport chain - Nightline

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Conditions We Treat
  • Intestinal Transplant
  • Islet Transplant
  • Kidney Transplant
  • Liver Transplant
  • Pancreas Transplant
  • Pancreatectomy and Auto Islet Transplant
  • Pediatric Transplant Program


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