Facts and Figures

In 2019, the Renal and Pancreas Transplant Division at Saint Barnabas Medical Center

  • Performed 350 total kidney transplants
    • More kidney transplants than any center in New Jersey, New York, Philadelphia, Boston, Baltimore or Washington, DC
    • 64% of our recipients were transplanted within 2 years of being put on the waiting list or starting dialysis
  • Performed 159 kidney transplants from living donors
    • Currently the 3rd largest living donor kidney transplant program in the country
    • 33 of these transplants occurred preemptively, before the recipient started dialysis
    • 88% of these recipients were transplanted within 2 years of being put on the waiting list or starting dialysis
  • Performed 191 kidney transplants from deceased donors
    • 45% of these recipients were transplanted within 2 years of being put on the waiting list or starting dialysis
    • Saint Barnabas performed 58% more transplants from deceased donors in 2019 than 2018
  • Fastest growing kidney transplant program in New Jersey, New York, or Pennsylvania, performing 75 more kidney transplants compared to 2018
  • In addition, Saint Barnabas Medical Center has the best long-term patient outcomes of any kidney transplant center in New Jersey*

  • More than 93% of our transplant patients are alive after 3 years
  • More than 89% of our transplants are still functioning after 3 years

*based on U.S. government statistics as of January 2020




Patient Stories

  • She Was My Angel. After posting a message on Facebook in search of a living donor for his kidney transplant.

    Bob
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  • "Heart and Kidney Transplant Recipient Gets Two Second Chances At Life"

    Jean
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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.

    Greg
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