Living Donor Transplant Services

Our living donor team will guide you through the kidney donation process — with your overall health and well-being as our top priority.

Our living donor team will guide you through the kidney donation process — with your overall health and well-being as our top priority.

Our living donor team will guide you through the kidney donation process — with your overall health and well-being as our top priority.

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Among the Best in the U.S. for Kidney Transplants

U.S. News & World Report ranked Rush University Medical Center as a high performing hospital in kidney disease.

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The Rush Approach to Living Donor Transplant Services

Our living donor program at Rush is one of the oldest in the Chicago area, offering living kidney donor transplants for nearly 50 years. Our program is also a Donor Care Network Center of Excellence. This level of expertise allows us to guide you through the process with confidence.

Our specialists provide the highest quality of transplant care for both those who need a kidney transplant and living donors. We consistently achieve higher than national average one-year patient survival rates for living donor transplant recipients.

Our team will walk you through every step of the process including the living donor evaluation, surgery and recovery. 

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Rush Excellence in Living Donor Transplants

  • Exceeding expectations and outcomes: Rush’s program has among the best one-year living donor kidney transplant patient survival rates in the Chicago area, according to the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients.
  • Top-ranking program: The living kidney donor transplant program has been recognized as a “Donor Care Network Center of Excellence,” by the National Kidney Registry.
  • Expertise in minimally invasive surgery: The majority of our living donor transplant procedures are done with a minimally invasive technique. This allows you to have a faster recovery, less pain and a quicker return to normal activity.
  • Paired exchange program: Rush participates in national paired kidney exchanges. Through this program we help find the best match for donor and recipient pairs.

Interested in Being a Living Donor?

Whether you're ready to donate or would like more information about donating, we can help you start the process.

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Nicole Gaborek
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It was so easy. Like ridiculously easy. I wish more people donated, to be honest.

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Living Donor Transplant Locations

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Chicago

Rush Transplant Program - Chicago

1725 W Harrison St
Professional Building - Suite 161
Chicago, IL 60612

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Hours:

Mon – Fri: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Sat – Sun: Closed
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Oak Brook

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Rush Oak Brook

2011 York Rd
Oak Brook, IL 60523

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Hours:

Mon – Thu: 7:00 am – 5:00 pm
Fri: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sat: 8:00 am – 12:00 pm (Every first and third Saturday; diagnostic imaging and lab hours detailed below)
Sun: Closed
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