The goal of the Kidney Transplant Program at Rush is simple: To support you before, during and after your kidney transplant.
The team includes skilled transplant surgeons and medical specialists, as well as a nurse coordinator who is available to answer your questions about treatment. The team is dedicated to putting you at ease and helping you understand the transplant process.
In addition to medical and nursing experts, the transplant team includes professionals who can answer your questions about medications, diet and insurance, among other topics.
Additionally, through the living kidney donor program at Rush, relatives, loved ones, friends and even individuals who wish to remain anonymous can help those who need a kidney transplant by becoming a living donor — a person who donates one of their kidneys when they are still alive.
Bilingual staff and interpreter services are available for non-English-speaking patients.