Choosing UVA for Your Transplant
What matters to you most as you consider where to have your transplant?
- The hospital's stats on outcomes, success, reputation
- What kind of support you can expect
- The location of the hospital
- What other people have to say about it
Find out more about what you can expect from our uniquely comprehensive Transplant Center.
The Transplant Experience at UVA
Support That Stays With You
Our transplant coordinators travel with you, step by step, providing crucial support as you wait for, receive and recover from a transplant.
The Benefits of Research
Our research gives you the benefit of the very latest advances in transplant. You may also take part in a clinical trial.
A New Lung Saved a Young Mom
A mother of twins and tied to an oxygen tank, Tina Tinsley's daily life as a person with cystic fibrosis took a lot out of her. But it got worse when a lung infection landed her in the hospital, fearing for her life.
Read how Tinsley's journey took her through a lung transplant, recovery and beyond.
How to Save a Life
You can save a life. You can even save several. By choosing to become an organ donor, you have the opportunity to share something thousands of other people wait for, daily.
Several types of donation exist. You can sign up to donate your organs and tissue once you're deceased. You can also donate to a friend or loved one. There are ways to help a loved one, even if you are not a match.
Find out about becoming an organ donor.