Important messages for our patients - please read.


April is National Donate Life Month

Becoming an organ donor is easy. Make your wishes known to your family and register to become an organ donor. 

To register, visit donatelifegeorgia.org.


Nationally-Recognized Pancreas Transplant Program

The Emory Kidney-Pancreas Transplant Program in Atlanta, Georgia provides evaluation, treatment and follow-up care for patients with Type 1 diabetes and renal disease. Combined kidney-pancreas transplants provides many Type I diabetics with kidney failure a life-improving option as compared to daily insulin injections and dialysis therapy. Kidney-pancreas transplantation, though not considered a cure, can greatly improve the length and quality of life for many transplant patients.

Our Georgia kidney-pancreas transplant center ranks among the most prestigious transplant programs in the country, and our team of kidney-pancreas transplant specialists are highly skilled in kidney-pancreas transplant surgery. We will work with you every step of the way to ensure superior care and service.

Kidney-Pancreas Transplant Program Highlights

Performed Georgia's First Kidney/Pancreas Transplant

Emory's first kidney-pancreas transplant was performed in 1989. Today, the pancreas transplant program includes simultaneous kidney/pancreas transplant and pancreas transplant after kidney transplant.

Pancreas Transplant to Treat Type 1 Diabetes
Pancreas transplants were first used for the treatment of type I diabetes in humans in 1966. Emory's first kidney-pancreas transplant was performed in 1989. Today, the pancreas transplant program includes simultaneous kidney/pancreas transplant, pancreas transplant after kidney transplant and pancreas transplant alone.
 

For more information, please call 855-366-7989.

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.