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Living Donor

Living Donor Program

You Can Save a Life

There are over 112,000 people waiting for a life-saving organ transplant in the United States. You can save one of those lives. Fill out the Living Donor Screening Form today to see if you are eligible.

With the shortage of deceased donor organs, transplant waiting lists are getting longer and longer. Medical science has made it possible to take a kidney or part of a liver from one person and transplant it into another. This means that patients don't have to wait for years to receive a transplant while getting sicker and sicker.

The people who donate part of themselves (donors) to save the life or improve the quality of life of another (recipients) commit an act of great compassion and generosity. Often, the recipient is a family member or beloved friend. Sometimes, the donor is a good Samaritan who has learned of a need and steps forward to fulfill it. In either case, you are giving the gift of life.

Only Living Liver Donation Program in South Texas

Living donation is now an option for patients on the liver transplant waiting list. If you are on the liver transplant waiting list and would like to know if you are eligible for a living donor transplant, ask your coordinator, or call 1-888-336-9633 for more information.

Living Donor Kidneys Provide Better Outcomes

Patients who receive a kidney transplant live longer and have a better quality of life than patients on dialysis. A kidney transplant from a living donor starts working faster and lasts longer than a kidney transplant from a deceased donor.

For more in-depth information about living donor transplantation, please refer to our Living Donor Education Guides (Liver, Kidney), or talk to our team about attending one of our Transplant Classes.

Call us at 210-567-5777 or toll free 1-888-336-9633 for more information.