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About Transplant Surgery

If you need a new kidney or liver, Geisinger has the options you're seeking and success rates at or above national averages. Our team has performed more than 1,100 successful transplants since our program began in 1981.

Geisinger Health System patients have access to the same care and outcomes found at urban centers located hundreds miles away. All transplant surgeries take place at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, and we offer pre- and post- surgery services at several local outreach locations,  including Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center in Wilkes-Barre and Geisinger-Scenery Park in State College.

From our highly trained transplant surgeons to specialized nurses and counselors, financial counselors, social workers and countless other medical specialists, we offer the best and brightest. Your transplant team may also include nephrologists, gastroenterologists, hepatologists, epidemiologists, radiologists, cardiologists, urologists, anesthesiologists, pathologists, transplant coordinators, dieticians, social workers and financial counselors-all dedicated to supporting you and your family during your procedure and recovery.

We're there to help through the entire transplant process and to help you prepare for your new life. We have a full range of options, including:

  • Living donor kidney transplants
  • Paired donor kidney transplants
  • Pediatric kidney transplants
  • Combined kidney/liver transplants
  • Liver transplants

The Geisinger transplant team also performs countless general transplant care services, such as:

  • Pre-transplant testing
  • Patient listings
  • Medical care after transplant
  • Vascular Access Surgery
  • Peritoneal Dialysis Access Surgery
  • Complex Hepatobiliary & Pancreatic Surgery
  • Chemoembolization
  • Treatment of Primary & Metastatic Liver Cancer
  • Liver Resection
  • General Laparoscopic Procedures
  • General Surgery: full scope including hernia repairs and laparoscopic cholecystectomy
  • Renal Failure Treatments

Learn more about our transplant services and procedures.

Meet the transplant team.

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For more information about Geisinger Health System's Transplantation Services please call: 877-821-8613