Kidney Transplant

Additional Kidney Transplant Resources

American Association of Kidney Patients
A national organization founded by kidney patients for kidney patients that provides information on chronic kidney disease, dialysis, transplant, support, advocacy services, educational programs and events, and more.

Donate Life America
Information on organ donation including recipients’ stories.

Home Dialysis Central
Information on home dialysis for patients, families and health professionals.

Kidney Options
Information on kidney disease, treatment options, diet and nutrition, social services, seminars listed by state, resource library and medical terminology.

National Kidney Foundation
A national organization that provides information about kidney disease, all types of dialysis, transplant, nutrition and diet, support for recipients and their families and friends, national statistics and more.

United Network for Organ Sharing
Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network
A non-profit, scientific, and education organization that administers the nations only Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network and offers the national data, news, and information regarding all types of organ transplants.

Transplant Living
Transplant Living provides support, resources, and information to anyone in the transplant experience.

American Organ Transplant Association
Provides information to help transplant patients lead happy, productive lives by helping them obtain and sustain transplants.

American Kidney Fund
Organization that provides direct financial assistance to kidney patients in need and education to those with and at risk for kidney disease.

National Foundation for Transplants
Reaching out to help those who seek a new life through transplantation, by providing a program of healthcare and financial support services and patient advocacy for transplant candidates, recipients and their families nationwide.

Transplant Recipients International Organization
A transplantation and organ donation information website that provides resources, support, education and advocacy for transplant candidates, recipients, donors and their families.

Transplant Experience

Offers resources, tools, tips, advice, and information for every stage of the transplant process including pre-transplant, the first year, and beyond.

For additional information or to begin a kidney transplant evaluation at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, call .

Heart/Kidney Transplant

In 2010, Jonathan Sadowski became the first patient at Barnes-Jewish to receive a combined heart/kidney transplant, a new procedure allowing some patients after heart transplant to avoid dialysis.


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