The highly trained teams at UK Transplant Center specialize in
the needs of transplant patients. Our physicians, surgeons, nurse practitioners
and nurse coordinators, pharmacists, nutritionists, social workers, and support
staff provide expert medical care before, during and after surgery.
To begin the transplant process, ask your personal physician
to refer you to UK Transplant Center, or you may refer yourself for a
consultation. Your first visit will include an evaluation by the transplant
team to determine if you are a candidate for an organ transplant. Together,
your surgeon, nurse and referral coordinator with help you through the process and
answer any questions you may have. If the evaluation shows that a transplant is
appropriate, the team will discuss the benefits and risks of the procedure with
If you and your UK Transplant Center care team
decide a transplant is the right choice, we will partner with you throughout
the transplant process, clearly explaining what to expect at every stage and
helping you set realistic goals for getting back to your normal life.