1000th-Kidney-Transplant,1986 Z The OHSU kidney transplant program began in 1959 and to date has served more than 4,500 patients.

Our experience is one of our greatest strengths. The physicians and that care for kidney transplant patients at OHSU have extensive experience in nephrology and urology, the specialties most involved with diseases of the kidney. They are highly adept at providing health care for all types of kidney disease.

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. 

Read about the revised kidney allocation system here


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

OHSU Pediatric Nephrology

Doernbecher Nephrology

Donate Life Northwest

Donate Life Northwest

United Network for Organ Sharing


VAPORHCS Transplant Program

Veterans Affairs