Simultaneous Pancreas-Kidney

heterotopic position

OHSU performs simultaneous kidney-pancreas transplants for patients who are candidates for this surgical procedure.  OHSU has been performing simultaneous pancreas-kidney (SPK) transplants since 1987. We have the highest quality team of professionals who work closely with patients throughout the transplant process. We take a multidisciplinary approach to care for you, which includes an expert team that includes nephrologists, urologists, surgeons, nurse coordinators, pharmacists, dieticians, social workers, financial coordinators and patient service representatives.


The OHSU Transplant team works closely with many organizations. Learn more about some of our partners by visiting the websites below.

Donate Life Northwest

Donate Life Northwest

United Network for Organ Sharing


VAPORHCS Transplant Program

Veterans Affairs