Trusted Care, Proven Experience: Kidney Transplants at Memorial
A kidney transplant is life saving and life changing. It’s also a challenging process. We’re with you every step of the way — from evaluation and surgery to recovery and beyond.
We’re the only hospital in Broward County offering kidney transplants for adults and children with kidney failure (end-stage renal disease). Plus, our program often offers the shortest time to transplant in the region. Reach out to us today to get started and find out if you’re a candidate for a kidney transplant.
Our expert transplant team offers many types of kidney transplant options:
- Living donor transplants and deceased donor transplants
- Adult and pediatric kidney transplant
- Pre-emptive kidney transplant for certain patients before dialysis
- Kidney paired donation
- Living kidney donation
Kidney Transplant FAQs
There are many factors that determine who is eligible for a transplant. We’ll reach out to you or your doctor after we receive your referral. You’ll meet with our transplant team and have a thorough evaluation to see if you’re a good candidate.
Learn more about the kidney transplant process.
Our surgeons are experienced at performing many types of kidney transplants. Our team also focuses on innovative approaches to find donor matches for our patients.
Find out more about the types of kidney transplant we offer.
Our nephrologists (kidney experts) and transplant surgeons treat a number of conditions, including kidney failure, kidney cancer, glomerulonephritis, polycystic kidney disease and autoimmune diseases.
Find out more about the kidney diseases we treat.
We understand you can’t do this alone. You’ll have your own transplant coordinator to guide you through evaluation, transplant surgery and ongoing follow-up care. We also offer transplant education, support groups, social workers and interpreter services.
Read more about our resources for patients and families.
Almost any adult in good health can donate a kidney. In many cases, you can donate a kidney to someone of a different race, sex or blood type, thanks to recent advances in donor matching. At Memorial Transplant Institute, our thorough donor evaluation process makes sure a donor is in sufficient physical and mental shape to safely undergo donor surgery.
Learn more about how to donate a kidney.
Georgia Kidney Donor Steps Up for Florida Patient
When Rhonda's coworker, John, learned that her kidney was failing, he came from Georgia to Florida to donate one of his kidneys to help her.