San Diego Transplant Surgery

Sharp HealthCare is San Diego's multi-organ transplant leader — with more than 25 years of experience.

A national leader in organ and multi-organ transplantation, Sharp HealthCare's Transplant Program is committed to a high standard of quality care and personal attention. It is a commitment that begins long before the organ transplant and continues well beyond the operation.

Why Choose Sharp for Organ Transplant Surgery?

  • More than 1,300 cadaveric and live-related kidney transplant procedures have been performed at Sharp hospitals
  • Sharp-affiliated surgeons have been performing heart transplants since 1985 — celebrating 25 years in October 2010 — and also perform retransplant procedures
  • Sharp Memorial Hospital has participated in many lifesaving kidney donation chains, including one in 2011 that spanned the country with a record 60 participants
  • Sharp offers a live kidney donor program, which includes living related donation, living unrelated donation, paired donation, altruistic kidney donation and the donor exchange program
  • Sharp's Multi-Organ Transplant Center has one of the highest survival rates in the country  

Organ Transplant Programs and Services

Sharp offers organ transplantation to eligible candidates needing:

Location of Organ Transplant Services in San Diego

Sharp offers transplantation at Sharp Memorial Hospital.

Organ Transplant Patient Stories

Transplant Patient Stories Kyla's Kidney Transplant Patient Story
Kyla and her identical twin sister, Liana, have always shared everything. When Kyla went into kidney failure, Liana quickly volunteered to donate a kidney. Read transplant patient stories by Kyla and others now.

Find a San Diego Doctor

To find a Sharp-affiliated physician, search for San Diego doctors or call 1-800-82-SHARP (1-800-827-4277), Monday through Friday 8 am to 6 pm.

For More Organ Transplant Information

To find general information about transplant, visit Transplantation in Adult Health or read the Transplant News archive.