Solid Organ Transplant at UC Davis

Innovation and experience distinguish UC Davis Transplant Programs.

UC Davis transplant programs consistently receive excellent ratings in patient outcomes and patient satisfaction.

Living Proof

UC Davis transplant recipients are living proof of the commitment to excellence throughout UC Davis Health.

UC Davis faculty and staff have drawn on years of experience and innovation to lead transplant trends for the past 3 decades. 

  • 1993 – UC Davis - early adopter offering pancreas transplantation.   
  • 1997 – UC Davis Kidney Transplant Program first program west of the Mississippi to perform laparoscopic donor nephrectomy.
  • 2009 – Paired kidney donor exchange to make possible transplantation of kidneys from living donors who previously would have been incompatible. 
  • 2016 – #1 in U.S. for volume of kidney transplants performed (402). 

UC Davis Transplant Center is positioned to remain at the forefront of innovation and experience offering patients cutting-edge treatments and individual attention.

For questions call 916-734-2111 | Toll-free: 800-821-9912.

Heart Transplant Program

UC Davis Health is approved by the United Network for Organ Sharing, the agency that manages the nation’s organ transplant system, as a heart transplant center.

The program has a large multidisciplinary team including cardiothoracic surgeons, advanced heart failure cardiologists, advanced practitioners, transplant coordinators, nurses, financial coordinators, social workers, dietitians, pharmacists, and transplant administrators.  These professionals all work together to ensure the best plan of care for each patient.

The Heart Transplant Program at UC Davis is part of a comprehensive heart failure treatment program that includes inpatient and outpatient care and a Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) program.

We thank you for your interest in the UC Davis Transplant Center. If you have any questions about our program, please contact us at 916-734-2111 | Toll-free: 800-821-9912.