process to ensure that they have the best possible outcomes and the chance to return to a normal, independent lifestyle.
In affiliation with the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, our team includes transplant surgeons Jeff Chueh, MD, and Bashir Sankari, MD; four certified clinical transplant coordinators; dietitian; social worker and attending nephrologists. Consulting services also are available from a certified diabetes educator and a clinical pharmacist.
Since the program was established in 1987, more than 1,000 kidney transplants have been performed at CAMC.
Kidney transplantation is one treatment option available to patients with end-stage renal disease. For both pediatric and adult patients, it holds the promise of a far more normal lifestyle with fewer restrictions than dialysis.
For more information, call (304) 388-7823 or 1-800-346-6233.
Source: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases