Veterans’ Health Administration Adds MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute to Its National Solid Organ Transplant Network

Veterans across the country who are in need of a life-saving liver or kidney transplant now can receive these procedures at one of the top transplant centers in the nation, MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute, thanks to the recent inclusion of the MedStar Health program in the Veterans Health Administration network.

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

SDNAMC receives first living kidney donor in the U.S. through new registry

Today, Donate Life America and the Kidney Transplant Center at St. David’s North Austin Medical Center announced the first living kidney donor through the National Donate Life Living Donor Registry. Donate Life America’s new program allows individuals ages 18-65 who registered as a deceased donor through the National Donate Life Registry to also register their…

St. David's North Austin Medical Center

By donating a part of her liver, one woman gave someone else the gift of better health. Both transplant participants are still thriving after two decades.

When Walter Cervantes learned he needed a new liver in 2002, the last person he wanted to ask was his close friend Rosie Lewis. Back then, living liver donation—in which a healthy person gives a portion of their liver to a patient in need—was a new concept. This year, they celebrated the procedure’s 20th anniversary.

Keck Medical Center of USC