50 Best Kidney Transplant Centers In The United States For CKD And Dialysis Patients



As all Chronic Kidney Disease and Dialysis patients know, a decision to receive a Kidney Transplant begins with finding the right Kidney Transplant Center that fits their needs (i.e. eligibility, distance, culture, comfortability, etc.). Unfortunately, the Kidney Transplant Waiting List is increasing in time so it is more important than ever for Chronic Kidney Disease and Dialysis patients to get on the best, most active list given their circumstances. The following list, offered by Nephrology News, provides the top fifty (50) Kidney Transplant Centers in the United States based on activity and allows patients to see if their center is ranked among the most desirable as well as identify other Transplant Centers at which they may also consider listing. 

While the University of California San Francisco Medical Center maintained its number one position, notable changes include the drop of Jackson Memorial Hospital from the second spot previously to the fourth position on the list. On the other hand, Methodist Specialty & Transplant Hospital moved from five to two on the list. Johns Hopkins Hospital dropped out of the top ten, and the University of Alabama Hospitals fell below the top fifteen. The following list outlines the best Transplant Centers in the country(NOTE: The number next to a Transplant Center's name is the amount of Kidney Transplants conducted):  

1. University of California San Francisco Medical Center - 356 

2. Methodist Specialty & Transplant Hospital -323

3. University California Los Angeles (UCLA) Medical Center -322

4. Jackson Memorial Hospital -317

5. University of California Davis Medical Center - 313

6. Mayo Clinic Hospital - 309

7. St. Barnabas Medical Center - 297

8. Emory University Hospital - 277

9. University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics - 272

10. University of Maryland Medical System - 264

11. Johns Hopkins Hospital - 254

12. Barnes-Jewish Hospital - 229

13. New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell - 228

14. Tampa General Hospital - 224

15. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center - 218

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