Kidney-Pancreas Transplant Program in San Diego
Our dedicated team supports donors and recipients at every stage.
For 25 years, Sharp has led the way with our kidney and pancreas transplant program, with one of the highest survival rates in the country.
When you choose Sharp for your transplant procedure, you are choosing a dedicated team of transplant experts who will support potential donors and their recipients through each step of the process. You'll benefit from the results of our work in cutting-edge renal research and clinical trials.
Making it possible.
At Sharp, we want you to experience the life to the fullest. Because we know how important your quality of life is, we routinely perform kidney transplants on patients who normally would be ineligible due to compatibility concerns. And our pancreas transplants are often performed to treat serious cases of Type 1 diabetes — to help you live your life to the fullest.
Being a donor just got easier.
If you are considering becoming a donor, our legacy as the first hospital in Southern California to offer minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery to our living donors has made countless lives easier over the years. Our donors return to normal activities sooner and with less pain.
Making an impact on another's life can be the most important thing you do. Find out how to become a live kidney donor:
- FAQs about live kidney donation
- Learn what makes a good potential living donor
- Submit a living kidney donor intake form
We're with you every step of the way.
We believe that any one undergoing kidney-pancreas transplant deserves the best, the brightest and the most experienced. That's why at Sharp our personalized, team approach leads the field in methods to prevent organ rejection. Our dietitians also work closely to help you prepare nutritionally for a transplant — your success is our goal.