To get started:

  1. 5 mins Complete the Donor Care Network screening
  2. 1 hour If cleared, next day, complete full medical history
  3. ~3 daysCenter will contact you

Then: (may vary slightly by center)

  • 1 dayComplete standard workup
  • 1 – 4 weeksGet cleared for donation
  • Complete pre-op
  • Complete surgery

After surgery:

  • In the hospital for two to six days after donation
  • Should not fly for a minimum of one week after donation
  • Will need two to eight weeks of recovery time
  • High performance athletes will need six months to a year before they are back to pre-donation performance levels