Mayo Clinic in Arizona is a leading center for kidney and pancreas transplantation. Active clinical programs include:
- Living-donor and deceased-donor kidney transplantation
- Pancreas transplantation
- Simultaneous kidney and pancreas transplantation
- Pancreas after kidney transplantation
Mayo Clinic in Arizona's Kidney-Pancreas Transplant Program involves a multidisciplinary team consisting of transplant nephrologists, transplant surgeons, clinical nurse coordinators, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, study coordinators, social workers and other allied health professionals, in addition to General Nephrology and Renal Transplant fellows. The entire transplant team will participate in your fellowship training.
Inpatient and outpatient areas dedicated to transplant patient care also are staffed by specialized nursing and allied health professionals. In addition to kidney and pancreas transplantation, the Transplant Center integrates programs in liver, heart and lung, and blood and marrow transplantation to specifically facilitate collaboration in clinical, research and educational pursuits among transplant specialists at Mayo Clinic in Arizona.
Long-term kidney and pancreas transplant outpatient follow-up is provided by transplant nephrologists, physician assistants and nurse practitioners in the nephrology outpatient clinic, as well as in specialized outpatient clinics for transplant-related infectious diseases, endocrinology, dermatology and cardiology. All tissue typing, crossmatching, alloantibody assays and therapeutic apheresis occur on the Mayo Clinic campus in Arizona.
In addition to caring for patients in their clinical practices, Mayo Clinic's faculty members are committed to teaching and facilitating the growth of medical knowledge. Many of our faculty have published and lectured extensively and are highly regarded in their fields. Fellows work directly with the kidney and pancreas transplant faculty at Mayo Clinic in Arizona.
Oct. 25, 2012