Abdominal Organ Transplant

Abdominal Organ Transplant

After all other options have been exhausted, patients with severe organ deficiencies will be referred to Temple University Hospital's fellowship-trained surgeons for a transplant. While transplant surgeries are performed at the hospital, consultations and post-surgical maintenance appointments can be scheduled with an organ specialist at Temple Health Ft. Washington.

Liver Transplant Program

The Temple liver transplant team is trained in all aspects of chronic liver disease and the unique care of transplant candidates and recipients. The program offers advanced treatments that include liver transplant and albumin dialysis.

The Temple Liver Transplant Program is able to perform dual organ transplants, such as liver-kidney, and provides highly specialized treatment for adults with liver disease, including acute liver failure, decompensated cirrhosis, acute hepatitis, biliary disease and strictures, liver and biliary tumors.

Kidney Transplant Program

The Temple kidney transplant team offers some of the most advanced techniques for living and deceased-donor transplantation. The program has a first-rate reputation for its innovative clinical research, academic excellence and record of success.

Our multidisciplinary approach and the experience of our transplantation team allows us to treat the most complex patients, including those with co-morbidities.

Pancreas Transplant Program

The Temple pancreas transplant team is comprised of experienced physicians and surgeons who trained at nationally renowned transplant centers. The program offers some of the most advanced techniques for pancreas transplantation.

Temple’s pancreas transplant program offers three types of transplantation:
  • Simultaneous pancreas-kidney (SPK) transplant
  • Pancreas after kidney (PAK) transplant
  • Pancreas-alone transplant