Resources for Transplant Patients and Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Whether you’re in the process of being evaluated for a transplant, awaiting transplantation, or have received an organ transplant, we understand you may have questions and concerns about the Novel Coronavirus, or COVID-19.
Our patients have access to a wide range of pioneering transplant options that only a handful of transplant centers offer. Patients have access to innovative approaches like living liver donor transplant, auto islet cell transplant or small bowel transplantation.
Providing Patients with Living Donor Transplant Options
A living donor transplant can eliminate a long wait for a transplant. MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute is a leader in kidney exchange and the management of recipients and donors who have incompatible organs or immune-system sensitivity.
Kai's rare liver disorder required a liver transplant to survive. She was placed on the transplant list but it was clear she needed a living donor transplant. Luckily Kai's father was a match and donated a piece of his liver to his daughter. Today, Kai is thriving.