Leading the Way for Kidney & Pancreas Transplant Surgery

Renal and Pancreas Transplant Division

As of March 24, 2020, Saint Barnabas Medical Center temporarily stopped doing kidney and pancreas transplants.

Starting June 1, 2020, Saint Barnabas is resuming selected transplants.

For additional information, please click here (for attached letter dated June 1, 2020).

  • For patients who wish to start the evaluation for transplant, we are doing the initial evaluations by telephone or video. After that evaluation by telephone or video, patients may be seen in-person.
  • For patients who need a re-evaluation, we are doing the re-evaluations by telephone or video. After that re-evaluation by telephone or video, patients may be seen in-person.
  • For patients who wish to donate a kidney, we are doing the initial evaluations by telephone or video. After that evaluation by telephone or video, patients may be seen in-person.

The Renal and Pancreas Transplant Division at Saint Barnabas Medical Center

The Renal and Pancreas Transplant Division at Saint Barnabas Medical Center offers compassionate and comprehensive transplant care for adult and pediatric kidney patients. Our nationally respected team of transplant physicians and surgeons, working closely with experienced registered transplant coordinators, social workers and support staff, offers hope and an increasing number of transplant opportunities to many whose medical conditions previously prevented transplantation as an option. It is one of the largest kidney transplant programs in the country, performing more than 300 transplant surgeries each year. The Living Donor Institute at Saint Barnabas Medical Center offers an increasing number of innovative living donation techniques available at only a few of the world’s leading transplant centers.

With a patient-centered approach, we aim to provide a caring environment with state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment capabilities. Our multidisciplinary transplant team guides patients through the process of deciding on kidney transplant as a treatment option, understanding transplantation, finding a donor, and maintaining a healthy organ after transplant. Along with our established reputation for world-class renal and pancreas transplant, our department of transplant research continues to participate in clinical drug trials and investigate the most current anti-rejection medications available.

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Patient Stories

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  • I never considered going to any hospital but Saint Barnabas, and the high level of care and attention I received assured me I made the right decision.

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