Kidney Transplant

The University of Arizona Kidney Transplant Program is one of the leading academic transplant programs in the Southwest. Our multidisciplinary team includes transplant surgeons, adult and pediatric transplant nephrologists, transplant pathologists, transplant physician assistants, pharmacists, social workers, transplant coordinators, dietitians, and tissue typing specialists. We also work closely with specialists in radiology, urology, and gastroenterology.


Select Areas of Additional Expertise

  • Diabetes management via combined kidney-pancreas or kidney-islet transplants
  • Robot-assisted/minimally invasive procurement of living-donor kidneys
  • Transplants in patients with positive crossmatches
  • ABO-incompatible living-donor kidney transplants (for recipients and donors with incompatible blood types)
  • Nondirected ("Good Samaritan") living donor transplants
  • Multiorgan transplants (e.g., pancreas-kidney, liver-kidney, heart-kidney, lung-kidney)
  • Kidney transplants for HIV+, HBV+, and HCV+ patients

Make an Appointment: (520) 694-8888