The Center for Transplantation is the leading location for volume of solid organ transplants in the San Diego region. As a national hub of clinical expertise and research, the Center for Transplantation’s successes exceed national survivor averages.
Areas of Expertise
The process - of deciding to have a transplant, staying as healthy as possible before the surgery, waiting for the appropriate donor organ, and the care involved to recuperate and live healthfully after the transplant - is huge. To support you and your family through this life-altering journey, we assembled teams of experts, including surgeons, social workers, transplant coordinators, pharmacists, psychologists, financial coordinators, nutritionists and other specialists. You can rest assured - UC San Diego Health offers you the highest level of transplantation medicine available.
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Areas of Expertise and the
Specialists dedicated to this work.
Video: One Heart Goes to Two People in Rare Transplant
After a 27-year-old tragically died, his heart was donated to not one, but two people. Hear about the rare transplant - only performed 10 times in the world - that united three families during a touching meeting full of tears and laughter.