Stories with tag: "Transplant"

Patient Stories

Recovered Patient Says Rush Copley Will ‘Go Beyond’ for You

Oscar Adame credits Rush Copley’s Day Surgery unit with keeping him alive until he could receive organ transplants.

'Tiny' Sacrifice: Kidney Donation Leads to Lasting Friendship

Lisa Ballantine and Sebrenia Johnson are related through the marriage of their children. But it was the gift of a kidney that brought them closer together.
Patient Stories

Sean's Story: A 'Life-Changing' Kidney Donation

Meet Sean Hopkins, who donated a kidney to help his brother-in-law.
Patient Stories

A Winning Duo Reunite

In December 2019, Rachel Schultz and Nicole Gaborek met for the first time at Rush University Medical Center. Gaborek had just successfully donated her kidney to Schultz. Fast forward to February, when Schultz and Gaborek met once again, this time at the United Center.

Transplant Bulls

A Selfless Act: Stranger Donates Kidney to Veteran

How a Facebook post inspired a Chicago-area police officer to give her kidney to a veteran she had never met.

Deb's Story: the 'Awesome Experience' of Kidney Donation

Deb donated a kidney to her ex-husband, who was in complete kidney failure.

Transplant Program at Rush

The Rush University Transplant Program cares for patients in need of liver, kidney and pancreas transplantation.

Rush Specialty Care Clinic Now Open on Rush Oak Park Hospital Campus

Children’s Health

Little Boy, Big Anniversary

Brian Webb, who received a kidney transplant at Rush when he was just 2 years old, returned with his family recently to mark the first anniversary of the surgery.

Nancy Reau, MD

Nancy Reau, MD, is a transplant hepatologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.