Kidney Transplantation and Dialysis Program

Pediatric Kidney Transplant and Dialysis Program

Since the inception of the Pediatric Renal (Kidney) Transplantation and Dialysis Program at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia in 1992, we have performed 300 kidney transplants with outcomes among the best in the nation. 

If you're a referring physician, you'll benefit from a multidisciplinary approach to patient care, education and research in the care of infants, children and adolescents with kidney failure. We provide all forms of renal replacement therapy, including:

If you're the parent of child who has been diagnosed with kidney failure, you will find that we offer comprehensive patient care, as well as support and resources for your entire family. Your child and your family will benefit from a multidisciplinary approach, meaning that our team members come from a variety of specialties throughout the hospital. Our team includes:

Whether you're a physician or a concerned parent, we're available to answer your questions about pediatric kidney failure and pediatric kidney transplant. Please don't hesitate to contact us.

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The Kidney Transplantation Program is part of CHOP’s Pediatric Transplant Center.

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