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Welcome to the Division of Transplant


The University of Illinois at Chicago Transplant Center provides an innovative approach to organ transplantation.  The renowned program offers state-of-the-art kidney, liver, kidney-pancreas, isolated pancreas, small bowel, and islet cell transplantation services.  Our multidisciplinary transplant team is dedicated to providing optimal healthcare to its patients, treating each individual with compassion, dignity and respect. 

The University of Illinois at Chicago Transplant Program has performed over 2,000 transplant surgeries to date.  Established in 1968, the department’s pioneer spirit has sustained the transplant program for almost 40 years, motivating unique and advanced procedures that stand as landmarks in the history of transplantation.

Thank you for visiting our home page.

Dr. Jose Oberholzer. MD
Division Chief

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