Abdominal Transplant Surgery Services

The surgeons of the University of Arizona's College of Medicine have been helping patients in need of organ transplants for more than 40 years.

Our transplant surgeons and physicians have specific expertise in transplants in areas such as diabetes mellitus, with a focus on pancreas and kidney transplants; multiple organ transplants (e.g., pancreas-kidney, liver-kidney, heart-kidney, lung-kidney); and transplants for hepatitis or for liver and bile duct cancer.

Our Transplant Services

Hear From Organ Recipients


Kidney transplant donor and recipient

DIGGING DEEPER: Kidney transplant a success after generous donation from Tucsonan

A Tucson man is home recuperating after a kidney transplant surgery. The kidney donated by a friend who happens to be one of our colleagues at News 4 Tucson.

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Three kidney transplants and 43 years later, Bruce Byrd lives and loves life

Bruce Byrd credits medical breakthroughs and teams like the B-UMCT Kidney and Pancreas Transplant team with keeping him alive for 43 years through three kidney transplants.

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Byrd Kidney Transplant

Make an Appointment

For the best surgical care in Tucson, Southern Arizona or the Southwest, make an appointment by calling (520) 694-8888.

Contact Us

University of Arizona Department of Surgery

Division of Abdominal Transplant 

1501 N. Campbell Avenue

PO Box 245071

Tucson, AZ 85724-5071

Office Phone: (520) 626-3400

Fax: (520) 626-9226