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Live Donor Kidney Program

If you need to have a kidney transplant, an organ donation from a living donor may offer you the best chance to return to a healthy, active life.

A living donor - who may or may not be a blood relative - offers these advantages:

  • The donor is thoroughly tested to ensure the kidney is of excellent quality
  • Most kidneys from living donors function immediately after transplant
  • The kidney lasts longer
  • The kidney can be transplanted immediately

For more information, call the Department of Transplantation Services:

Geisinger Medical Center
Danville, PA
1-877-821-8613

Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center
Wilkes-Barre, PA
1-800-645-1220