Important messages for our patients - please read.

Nationally-Recognized Kidney Transplant Program

The Emory Kidney Transplant Program ranks as one of the most prestigious transplant programs in the country. Emory’s team of specialists is highly skilled in the care of kidney transplant patients and living donors. We will work with you every step of the way in your transplant journey.

And as a top kidney transplant center in the nation, we are at the forefront of clinical excellence and pioneering new transplant therapies. We offer cutting-edge technology while delivering unsurpassed, comprehensive care to our patients. We will work with you every step of the way in your transplant journey.

Kidney Transplant Program Highlights & Differentiators

Experience: Emory performed Georgia’s first kidney transplant in 1966 and has performed more than 5,600 kidney transplants to date. Our Emory Kidney Transplant Program ranks among the top 15 programs in the nation for adult kidney transplant volume (OPTN, CY2020 data).

Commitment to Transplant Research: Emory is at the forefront of kidney transplant research. Our physicians played a key role in the development of Belatacept, a drug that prevents rejection without some of the toxic side effects associated with previously available immunosuppressive agents.

Living Donor Program and Paired Donor Exchange: We offer a well-established living donor kidney transplant program, having performed more than 1,600 living donor transplants to date. Our Paired Donor Exchange Program ranks among the top 10 paired donor programs in the country through the National Kidney Registry (NKR).

How Can We Help You Today?

Need help? We will be delighted to assist you today, so please call us at 855-366-7989. We look forward to hearing from you.