Armida Luna gave her heart to her husband, Juan, a long time ago. When his health deteriorated and he needed a new kidney, she didn’t hesitate to offer one of hers.Sharp HealthCare Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Program
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When kindergarten teacher Trace Cimins told Amanda Kotanen, the mother of one of her students, that she needed to rush home and help her husband with his dialysis, Amanda went home and started researching how to become a living kidney donor. On Doug’s 56th birthday, he received the best gift he could ask for—one of…Sharp HealthCare Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Program
Each year, Press Ganey recognizes a handful of standout organizations for putting the human experience at the heart of health care. Sharp HealthCare is pleased to announce that three Sharp hospitals were among this year’s Press Ganey honorees.Sharp HealthCare Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Program
When Joe Gonzales, a family nurse practitioner, was diagnosed with focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS), a rare disease that can lead to kidney disease or failure, he told his close friend and nursing colleague Amanda Cuellar. Amanda decided to get tested as a potential kidney donor for Joe, and she was a match.Sharp HealthCare Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Program