Kidney Transplant

A kidney transplant is an operation in which your child receives a normal kidney from another person to replace his failed kidneys. The kidney may come from a deceased organ donor or from a live donor who is either related or nonrelated.

Kidney Transplant: Dede’s Story

Why Choose Us?

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Transplant Center has met extensive quality criteria to be recognized as a Center of Excellence by OptumHealth and an Institute of Excellence by Aetna.

Departments that offer Kidney Transplant