Living Donor Program

Kidney Donation Options

For patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) who are approaching or undergoing dialysis, living donation is the most effective transplant option.

Living Donation Options include:

  • Living related donor transplantation
  • Emotionally-related donor transplantation
  • Living Donor Kidney Exchange Program (patients who have a willing living donor that is not compatible to them)
  • Altruistic living donation
  • Compatible Share Program
  • Program for incompatible transplants (ABO and HLA incompatible donor/recipient pairs)

Pioneering Transplant Options

We developed New Jersey’s first and most comprehensive Living Donor Program, featuring nationally-renowned surgeons, transplant physicians, nurse coordinators, dieticians, social workers, and pharmacists to expertly match recipients with the most compatible donor for optimal quality of life. Both donor and recipient pairs are provided with exceptional care throughout the process, integrating a skilled team with successful outcomes.

We Provide:

  • A nationally-recognized transplant team
  • Minimally-invasive surgical techniques that reduce pain and complications
  • Continued research on living donation to provide the most current treatment

Living Donor Benefits

  • Increased quality of life for recipients who receive a live donor kidney transplant
  • On average, a live donor kidney can last about twice as long as a deceased donor kidney
  • Emotional benefit by the donor
  • The recipient comes off the waiting list for a kidney transplant, ensuring someone else to receive a deceased donor kidney

Patient Stories

  • 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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Barnabas Health Ambulatory Care Center
200 South Orange Avenue
Livingston, NJ 07039
(973) 322-7000
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Malo Clinic - The Renal and Pancreas Transplant Program at Saint Barnabas Medical Center - Rutherford
201 Route 17 North
Malo Clinic Floor 11
Rutherford, NJ 07070
(973) 322-5938
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The Renal and Pancreas Transplant Program at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center - Newark
201 Lyons Avenue
Department F4
Newark, NJ 07112
(973) 322-5938
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The Renal and Pancreas Transplant Department at Saint Barnabas Medical Center
94 Old Short Hills Road
Livingston, NJ 07039
(973) 322-5938
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Saint Barnabas Medical Center
94 Old Short Hills Road
Livingston, NJ 07039
(973) 322-5000
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Children's Hospital of New Jersey at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
201 Lyons Avenue at Osborne Terrace
Newark, NJ 07112
(973) 926-7000
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The Renal and Pancreas Transplant Program at Saint Barnabas Medical Center- Howell
4013 U.S. Highway 9
Suite 4S
Howell, NJ 07731
(973) 322-5938
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The Robert Wood Johnson Transplant Center
10 Plum St, 7th Floor
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
(732) 253-3699
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The Bristol-Myers Squibb Children's Hospital at RWJUH
200 Somerset Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
(732) 828-3000
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The Renal and Pancreas Transplant Program at Saint Barnabas Medical Center- Edison
102 James Street
Suite 102
Edison, NJ 08817
(973) 322-5938
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The Unterberg Children's Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center
300 Second Avenue
Long Branch, NJ 07740
(732) 923-7250
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