Nevada's first kidney transplant took place at UMC on Christmas Day 1989. Since then many patients have received the gift of life through the transplant program.
After transplantation many people enjoy a better quality of life by being able to return to work, school, hobbies, and family activities. To date, over 621 people have received a kidney transplant at UMC.
Because of advances in surgical techniques, post-transplant medications and careful follow-up, organ transplantation is now the most successful treatment choice for people with different types of kidney diseases. UMC kidney transplant patients now enjoy a success rate of greater than 97% at one year.
Only an organized team of specialists can give you a comprehensive view of the entire transplant process. As such, the UMC multidisciplinary transplant team is comprised of physicians, nurses, pharmacists, social workers and financial counselors, who will happily assist you with all your transplantation questions and concerns.
Mission and Vision
- Our mission is to be a transplant center of quality, superiority and eminence to patients in Nevada and the surrounding communities, while expanding the frontiers in service, teaching and research.
- Our vision is to partner with transplant patients and their loved ones by offering hope and comfort, and by healing one individual at a time.
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Las Vegas, NV 89106
In the News
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