About 26 million Americans have chronic kidney disease, according to the National Kidney Foundation (NKF). For many, a kidney transplant can be the most effective treatment option. Transplant Surgery at The GW Medical Faculty Associates is a comprehensive kidney transplant program along with the specialty services required to care for transplant surgery patients in the District of Columbia and the surrounding areas. From initial evaluations to surgical procedures and the necessary after care, transplant patients undergo the entire process at The GW Medical Faculty Associates and the George Washington University Hospital through The GW Transplant Institute.
Our providers perform kidney transplants using kidneys from both living and deceased donors. This process may include: