Kidney Transplant Surgery in Fort Worth
The right choice for your kidney transplant, in Fort Worth and beyond
We've seen it firsthand – a transplant can transform your life. Free from the rigors of dialysis, receiving (or donating) a kidney will completely change the way you see the world.
At the Medical City Fort Worth Transplant Institute, the organ transplant clinic of Medical City Fort Worth, we take joy in leading patients through this milestone event. Our sought-after physicians, compassionate staff and world-class care confirm that the Medical City Fort Worth Transplant Institute is the right choice for your kidney transplant.
Some call it a transplant. We call it a miracle.
There is something magical about the joy on a patient's face when they learn they're receiving a new kidney. Whether the gift-giver is deceased or living, this kind of donation is priceless.
At the Medical City Fort Worth Transplant Institute, we believe kidney recipients and their living donors deserve the most sophisticated care in the DFW Metroplex. So we work around the clock to deliver just that.
Our comprehensive program addresses your needs from every angle: medical evaluations, post-transplant recovery, finances, emotional health, prescriptions, insurance, nutrition and more. It's a brand-new journey, but we'll guide you each step of the way.
Kidney Transplant Statistics
According to the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients, the Medical City Fort Worth Transplant Institute’s kidney transplant program is ranked among the best in both the state of Texas and in the nation. The ranking takes into consideration factors such as time to transplant, transplant volumes and transplant outcomes, among others. For more detailed information, click on each of the graphs below.
Data Source: Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients
Medical City Fort Worth Transplant Institute Best in Texas for One-Year Kidney Graft Survival Rate
The Transplant Institute at Medical City Fort Worth has the best one-year graft survival rate in Texas and second best in the nation for kidney transplants – 100 percent, according to a recent report from the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (www.srtr.org). The Medical City Fort Worth program also has one of the shortest wait times in the United States for patients to receive a transplant – approximately six months, compared to more than 72 months wait time nationally.Read More
National Kidney Registry Honors Plaza Transplant Team
The National Kidney Registry (NKR) recently honored the Medical City Fort Worth Transplant Institute with an “Excellence in Teamwork Award” for being part of the largest kidney swap in U.S. history. The chain of kidney transplants involved 70 recipients and donors, including a Fort Worth patient who received a kidney at Medical City Fort Worth through the national swap. Medical City Fort Worth Transplant Institute Surgical Director George Rofaiel, M.D., and the institute’s Medical Director Sridhar Allam, M.D., accepted the award for the Medical City Fort Worth transplant team at the NKR’s “Seventh Annual Season of Miracles Awards Gala” at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.