Welcome to the Mayo Clinic Transplant page! Mayo Clinic is the largest integrated transplant provider in the United States, performing over 2,000 solid organ and bone marrow transplants each year at our campuses in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota.
In these pages, there are materials for transplant recipients as well as living donors. No matter where you are in your transplant journey, our goal is to connect you to others and provide you with information and support.
When you are in need of complex care such as organ transplant, your local care team will often refer your case to a specialist. Many times that specialist is located outside the health care system where your local doctor practices. How will your care be coordinated? Will the local doctor [...]
Domestic transplant tourism is a phrase used to describe the concept of traveling inside the U.S. but outside your home area, or outside of your state, to obtain an organ transplant. Occasionally, patients find the need to travel for transplant. Sometimes they don’t have transplant services in their area, or [...]
Most patients don’t have a transplant center located in their hometown, so many have to travel hours to get their lifesaving treatment and surgery. Traveling for medical reasons can be expensive since it [...]
At Mayo Clinic, we are lucky to have not just one, but three transplant centers with some of the best transplant doctors in the world. And not only do they have the best medical knowledge and bedside manner for our patients, they're also willing to share their knowledge so we [...]
If you are waiting for a kidney transplant, you are likely familiar with living donation. But did you know that not all potential donors have to be a relative or friend? Siblings and family should be considered first when looking for kidney donors, but a stranger might end up as [...]