Patient Care

The Division of Transplant Surgery at the University Of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System is one of two programs worldwide offering living donors for all abdominal organs: kidney, liver, pancreas, intestine, combined liver/bowel, combined kidney/pancreas and the only program offering combined, liver/bowel living donor transplant from parent to child less than five years of age. Our multidisciplinary transplant team is dedicated to providing excellent care to patients, treating each individual with compassion, dignity and respect. It includes pharmacists, respiratory therapists, dietitians, social workers and nurses who specialize in organ transplantation. This team provides quick evaluation and diligent follow-up with each transplant candidate in a comfortable and dynamic environment. In the hospital, nurses on the transplant team provide complete care designed to assist the patient in his/her recovery.