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Types of Transplant

Our innovative, comprehensive transplant center provides full-service support, care and treatment expertise for these types of transplants:

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Types of Transplant

Types of transplant at UVA include lung, heart, kidney, liver, pancreas, islet cell. See our experience, survival rates, organ transplant program stats.
Transplant Experience

Types of Transplant

Our innovative, comprehensive transplant center provides full-service support, care and treatment expertise for these types of transplants:

Transplant Center Milestones
Transplant Center

A Story of Transplant Firsts

The story of the UVA Transplant Center is a story of innovation.

  • In 1988, we performed our first pancreatic transplant, establishing the first pancreatic transplant program in Virginia.
  • In 2004, we performed the first pancreas islet cell transplant in Virginia.
  • In 2007, our lung transplant program achieved the best one-year patient survival rate in the nation.

This innovation continues as we improve survival rates beyond the national average.

Transplant Program Highlights

  • Kidney Milestones

    1967: UVA's kidney transplant program begins.

    1999: 1,000th kidney transplanted at UVA

    2006: 1,500th kidney transplanted at UVA

  • Liver Milestones

    1989: UVA's liver transplant program begins.

    1999: First living donor liver transplant performed at UVA.

    2009: 900th liver transplanted at UVA.

    2010: 1,000th liver transplanted at UVA.



  • Lung Milestones

    1990: Lung transplant program begins at UVA.

    2007: UVA lung transplant program achieves the best one-year patient survival rate in the nation.

    1998: First living donor lung transplant performed at UVA.

Rare & Cutting Edge Transplant Types

Eye, Tissue & Bone Transplants

We perform several types of transplants other than organ transplants. These include:

  • Bone marrow
  • Tissue
  • Eye

Learn more: Listen to a podcast about stem cell and bone marrow transplants. To find out if you are eligible to receive one of these, contact us.

Rare Transplant Highlights

  • Heart Milestones

    January 1989: UVA's heart transplant program begins.

    March 1993: UVA is certified as a Medicare-approved center for heart transplant.

  • Pancreas Milestones

    April 1988: First pancreatic transplant is performed at UVA, establishing the first pancreatic program in Virginia.

  • Islet Cell Milestones

    June 2004: First pancreas islet cell transplant in Virginia performed.

Treatment Near You

Transplant Clinics

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