Rush experts have been doing of pancreas transplants for 30 years — and our fast-track evaluation helps you get on the transplant waiting list within 30 days.
The Rush Approach to Pancreas Transplant
At Rush, we know that living with diabetes can be challenging and unpredictable. We are here to listen to and understand your symptoms to help you determine if a pancreas transplant is right for you.
Our goal is to help you return to a full, healthy life. Our multidisciplinary team makes sure you get the best, most thorough care, starting with your evaluation and helping you through your surgery and recovery.
We will meet with you within two weeks of your first call to Rush. And, when you qualify for a pancreas transplant, we will put you on the active waiting list within 30 days. We are available 24 hours a day to respond to offers of organs for you.
Rush Excellence in Pancreas Transplant
- Follow-up care where — and when — you need it: After a pancreas transplant, it is important to manage your diet and lifestyle habits to keep your pancreas healthy. While the transplant surgery is done at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, follow-up care is available at a number of Rush locations.
- Second opinion services: Rush offers second opinion services to help you explore all possible treatment options for diabetes, including pancreas transplant.
- A support team to carry you through: Our pancreas transplant experts offer support groups to help you learn more about managing diabetes and connect with others to share advice and support.