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Top Transplant Centers in the United States

The Top Five Adult Organ Transplant Centers For Each Type of Transplant, 1995

Kidney Transplants

Transplant Center Location Number of Transplants Performed, 1995
University of Alabama Hospital Birmingham, AL 298
University of Wisconsin Hospital Madison, WI 199
University of Minnesota Hospital Minneapolis, MN 196
St. Vincent Medical Center Los Angeles, CA 184
UCLA Hospital Center for Health Science Los Angeles, CA 166

Kidney-Pancreas Transplants

Transplant Center Location Number of Transplants Performed, 1995
University of Wisconsin Hospital Madison, WI 55
University of Maryland Hospital Baltimore, MD 47
University of Minnesota Hospital Minneapolis, MN 44
Ohio State University Hospital Columbus, OH 39
Presbyterian-University Hospital Pittsburgh, PA 33

Pancreas Transplants

Transplant Center Location Number of Transplants Performed, 1995
University of Minnesota Hospital Minneapolis, MN 26
University of Maryland Hospital Baltimore, MD 14
University of Nebraska Medical Center Omaha, NE 7
Ohio State University Hospital Columbus, OH 7
Presbyterian-University Hospital Pittsburgh, PA 5

Liver Transplants

Transplant Center Location Number of Transplants Performed, 1995
UCLA Hospital Center for Health Science Los Angeles, CA 233
Mount Sinai Medical Center New York, NY 209
Presbyterian-University Hospital Pittsburgh, PA 214
Jackson Memorial Hospital Miami, FL 193
Wilford Hall Medical Center Lackland Air Force Base 141

Heart Transplants

Transplant Center Location Number of Transplants Performed, 1995
UCLA Hospital Center for Health Science Los Angeles, CA 82
Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital New York, NY 82
Temple University Hospital Philadelphia, PA 74
Cleveland Clinic Foundation Cleveland, OH 66
Ochsner Foundation Hospital New Orleans, LA 55

Heart-Lung Transplants

Transplant Center Location Number of Transplants Performed, 1995
Stanford University Hospital Palo Alto, CA 16
University Medical Center Tucson, AZ 5
University of Alabama Hospital Birmingham, AL 4
Vanderbilt University Medical Center Nashville, TN 4
5 hospitals tied at 3 -- 3

Lung Transplants

Transplant Center Location Number of Transplants Performed, 1995
Presbyterian-University Hospital Pittsburgh, PA 47
Barnes Hospital St. Louis, MO 45
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA 39
Duke University Medical Center Durham, NC 37
Loyola University Medical Center Maywood, IL 32


The Top 5 Pediatric Organ Transplant Centers For Each Type of Transplant, 1995

Kidney Transplants

Transplant Center Location Number of Transplants Performed, 1995
University of Minnesota Hospital Minneapolis, MN 31
Stanford University Hospital Palo Alto, CA 23
UCLA Hospital Center for Health Science Los Angeles, CA 22
Henrietta Egleston Hospital for Children Atlanta, GA 22
University of Alabama Hospital Birmingham, AL 18

Pancreas Transplants
Note: No pediatric transplants of this type were performed in 1995. Rank is based upon total transplants performed from 1988-1995.

Transplant Center Location Number of Transplants Performed, 1995
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA 8
University of Minnesota Hospital Minneapolis, MN 2
Presbyterian-University Hospital Pittsburgh, PA 2
4 tied at -- 1

Kidney-Pancreas Transplants
Note: Few pediatric transplants of this type are performed. Only two hospitals performed transplants in 1995. No other hospital since 1988 has performed more than one.

Transplant Center Location Number of Transplants Performed, 1995
University of Minnesota Hospital Minneapolis, MN 2
Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital Camden, NJ 1

Liver Transplants

Transplant Center Location Number of Transplants Performed, 1995
University of Chicago Medical Center Chicago, IL 49
UCLA Hospital Center for Health Science Los Angeles, CA 40
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA 39
University of Nebraska Medical Center Omaha, NE 30
St. Christopher Hospital for Children Philadelphia, PA 22

Heart Transplants

Transplant Center Location Number of Transplants Performed, 1995
Loma Linda University Hospital Loma Linda, CA 25
The Children's Hospital Association Denver, CO 19
Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital New York, NY 18
Henrietta Egleston Hospital for Children Atlanta, GA 17
St. Louis Children's Hospital St. Louis, MO 17

Heart-Lung Transplants

Transplant Center Location Number of Transplants Performed, 1995
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA 3
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA 3
St. Louis Children's Hospital St. Louis, MO 2
4 tied at 1 -- 1

Lung Transplants

Transplant Center Location Number of Transplants Performed, 1995
St. Louis Children's Hospital St. Louis, MO 21
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA 9
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA 7
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA 4
5 tied at 2 -- 2

SOURCE: United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS), 1996.

For more information about other transplant centers, you can contact the UNOS at:

1100 Boulder Parkway, Suite 500
Richmond, VA 23225
Phone: (804) 330-8500
Fax: (804) 323-379

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