Alonzo Mourning, former Georgetown Hoya and NBA champion, would never play basketball again without a kidney transplant. Watch how a living organ donor saved his life and his career, and learn that the ability to save a life may be within you. Become
Mickie wanted to donate one of her kidneys to her sister-in-law, but instead, her kidney was a great match for Mishay, a total stranger. Another stranger donated to Mickie’s sister-in-law. Two people given a second chance at life by the generosity
Natalia was born with a rare liver disease and did not have long to live. Diana, a total stranger, heard about Natalia’s plight and did not think twice about donating a portion of her liver. Natalia received the life-saving liver transplant on her
Josh was on dialysis 3 times a week and was facing many years on the deceased donor kidney list. Then a living donor came forward and offered to donate one of her kidneys. She said it was the best gift she had ever given to anyone. The ability to sav
The MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute Kidney Team discusses kidney disease, kidney transplant and transplant options.Learn more about kidney transplants:http://www.medstargeorgetown.org/our-services/medstar-georgetown-transplant-institute/treat
The MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute Liver Team discusses liver disease, liver transplant and transplant options.Learn more about liver transplant:http://www.MedStarGeorgetown.org/LiverTransplant
Karlene Novotny finally received her small bowel transplant. Congratulations to Dr. Cal Matsumoto and his team!Learn more about the MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute here: http://ow.ly/Xy2uX View Dr. Matsumoto's profile here: http://ow.ly
Thomas Faust, MD is a liver specialist, also known as a transplant hepatologist, at the MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute. Dr. Faust specializes in the treatment of all kinds of liver diseases including liver cancers and conditions requiring a
Khalid Khan, MD is a gastroenterologist and medical director of the Islet Cell Transplant Program at the MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute. Here, he answers questions about chronic and acute pancreatitis and a cutting edge treatment called auto
For almost 20 years, MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute has been one of the largest liver transplant centers in the region, providing premiere liver disease care and performing roughly 106 transplants a year. Patients on our waitlist receive tra
A sweet, life-changing story about two music fans who were surprised by 'Sister Hazel' band mate Ryan Newell while recovering from kidney transplants. Soul Sisters Michele & Jan say a special thanks for the love & support. Both are recovering
Tina McRae and Rolanda Franklin of Baltimore, Maryland are sisters who came through the Living Donor Kidney Program at the MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute. When Tina was diagnosed with kidney failure she was able to avoid dialysis thanks to R
MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute (MGTI) celebrated the newly renovated transplant unit with former patients and donors. Learn more about MGTI: http://ow.ly/LY0HtSeptember 2014
Meet the people who make the MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute among the top ten transplant centers in the nation. http://ow.ly/LY3vX
Dr. Jennifer Verbesey of MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute discusses kidney transplant and the nation's largest living donor kidney matching program. http://ow.ly/LY7x5 Learn more about Dr. Verbesey: http://ow.ly/LY7RC1. Introduction 0:002.
Dr. Matthew Cooper answers commonly asked questions about kidney transplantation, including advantages of living donors and the role of dialysis centers. Click 'show more' to see the questions.For more information about your kidney transplant
About eight weeks after she was born, Serena was diagnosed with biliary atresia. The conclusion was that she was going to need a life saving liver transplant. MedStar Georgetown determined that Serena's father, Miles, was a candidate for the live
Dr. Thomas Fishbein answers commonly asked questions about small bowel transplantation, including the benefit of small bowel rehabilitation. Click 'show more' to see the questions.For more information about your small bowel transplant experie
Dr.Matthew Cooper, a transplant surgeon and the Director of Kidney and Pancreas Transplant at MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute, discusses two of the most common causes of kidney disease, diabetes and high blood pressure. Watch to learn more ab
Dr. Thomas Fishbein answers commonly asked questions about liver transplantation, including the different liver transplants that can be performed. Click 'show more' to see the questions.For more information about your liver transplant experie
Paul McNeel's patient testimonial for small intestine transplant at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital.For more information about medical treatment for transplantation available at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, visit http://medstarg
Patient stories, pediatric recipients of single and multi-organ transplants at the new Georgetown University Hospital Transplant Center for Children. http://ow.ly/PHUtn
Four year old Antonio receives successful triple organ transplant and a new lease on life. - ABC 7Learn more about the Transplant Center for Children at MedStar Georgetown: http://ow.ly/PHV5z
Stephanie Brittingham receives lifesaving small bowel transplant. Dr. Thomas Fishbein, the chair of the MedStar Transplant Institute, discusses the procedure and how MedStar Georgetown is paving the way to a more normal life for patients like Stephan
Fourteen patient kidney exchange with novel blood therapy seen as way to make blood matches, address racial disparities, increase number of transplants. Learn more about living kidney donation: http://ow.ly/PHYJr
First intestinal transplant performed in Washington, DC area.For more information about medical treatment for small bowel transplants available at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, visit http://ow.ly/PI0Pw
On April 22, 2011 more than 100 organ donors, recipients and transplant teams came together for National Donate Life Month. They gave honors and support and shared their stories of survival.Donating LifeFor more information about donating life visit
One-of-a-kind transplant facility offers comfort for pediatric surgery patients and their parents - News Channel 8Medical Treatment for Pediatric TransplantsFor more information about medical treatment for Pediatric Transplants available at MedStar G
Youngest person to receive a liver transplant in Washington, D.C. - Fox 5 NewsMedical Treatment for Pediatric TransplantsFor more information about medical treatment for Pediatric Transplants available at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, click
Two patients benefit from new procedure to split one donated liver. - Fox 5 NewsMedical Treatment for Pediatric TransplantsFor more information about medical treatment for liver Transplants available at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, http://
For a northwest Baltimore family, this Thanksgiving had a very special meaning because a member of the Dorsey family needed a new liver and got it just in time.
You might benefit from a living donor kidney transplant. Studies show that patients who receive a kidney transplant could experience twice the life expectancy as those who continue to undergo dialysis.Learn more about how to become a living donor: ht
Peter Abrams, MD, is a transplant surgeon with the MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute specializing in pancreas and kidney/pancreas transplant which can treat some forms of diabetes. Watch Dr. Abrams answer questions patients ask him the most. Cl
Peter Abrams, MD, and his patient Marhea talk curing diabetes on WUSA 9. Watch the story. To make an appointment at the MGTI, please call 202-444-3700 or visit MedStarGeorgetown.org/PancreasTransplant.Peter Abrams, MD, is a transplant surgeon with
"I'm amazed at how many people reached out to help my son!" said Baby Blake's mom. Watch an update on Baby Blake's wait for a new liver. Learn how to become a living donor: http://www.medstargeorgetown.org/our-services/medstar-g
Un trasplante de higado le da otra oportunidad de vivir a Baby Blake. | Después de que la familia de Baby Blake hiciera una petición pública de ayuda, el MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute recibió más de 80 llamadas de potenciales donantes
March 9th is World Kidney Day. Thanks to a living donor, Jose received another chance at life. Watch how a kidney from living donor Gerald saved two lives this week!
Alonzo Mourning, former Georgetown Hoya and NBA champion, speaks in-depth about the kidney disease that would rob him of playing basketball and his life had it not been for a living organ donor, and learn about the blessing that living donors are. Th
Local radio personality Tommy McFly, 94.7 Fresh FM, learned what prompted Jerry to say, “If I had actually known how easy it was, I would have done it a long time ago.” The ability to save a life is within you. Learn how to become a donor today.
Local radio personality Tommy McFly, 94.7 Fresh FM, learns what motivated Aziz to donate part of his liver to a stranger. The ability to save a life is within you. https://www.medstargeorgetown.org/our-services/medstar-georgetown-transplant-institute
Local radio personality Tommy McFly, 94.7 Fresh FM, viewed a kidney surgery and learned how one kidney leaves the donor and starts anew in the recipient. The ability to save a life is within you. https://www.medstargeorgetown.org/our-services/medsta
Local radio personality Tommy McFly, 94.7 Fresh FM, learned that one kidney or liver donation can start a chain of transplants. Be the one. The ability to save a life is within you. https://www.medstargeorgetown.org/our-services/medstar-georgetown-t
Local radio personality Tommy McFly, 94.7 Fresh FM, spoke with Kim and Kenny and learned what it was like for Kenny to receive a phone call that would change his life and get a new kidney. The ability to save a life is within you.
For some patients with diabetes that cannot be well-controlled with medication, a kidney/pancreas transplant is an option to consider. After years of the disease raving her body, Marhea Ruzanic of Virginia is now diabetes free after receiving a kidn
Local radio personality Tommy McFly, 94.7 Fresh FM, witnessed a life-saving living donor transplant and learned first-hand about the life-changing experience from a kidney donor.
Jerry Boutcher says if he had known how easy donating a kidney could be, he would have done it sooner. In March 2017, he donated a kidney to a stranger in Chicago in a paired exchange that meant a patient at MedStar Georgetown could get a kidney.
Watch how the deep bonds of the army brotherhood saved a life. After 16 years, paratroopers reunite when one donates Kidney to the other at MedStar Georgetown University HospitalRead the story here:
Two army buddies who served at Ft. Bragg reunite years later when one needed a kidney. Watch Kai's life-changing story!Learn more here: https://www.medstargeorgetown.org/2017/05/01/army-buddies-reunite-16-years-one-donates-kidney-medstar-georgeto
The MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute Liver Life Walk D.C.® was created in conjunction with the American Liver Foundation. The money raised goes towards continued research of all liver disease. To learn more about the walk visit https://www.
When Selena Gomez revealed she received a kidney transplant , local radio personality Tommy McFly, 94.7 Fresh FM, knew who to interview to help his listeners understand how one kidney leaves the donor and starts anew in a recipient, and what the reco