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A Kidney Transplant Program Built For You.

We know the path to a kidney transplant is long. That's why, at the Florida Hospital Transplant Institute, we provide a dedicated and experienced team to guide your personalized journey every step of the way.

Our Dedication. Your Confidence.

Graft Survival Rates

Graft Survival Rates

At 88.94 percent, our 3-year kidney graft transplant survival rate* exceeds the national average.

*Combined Living and Deceased Donor Transplants

Wait Times

Wait Times

At 18 months, our median wait time for a kidney transplant is less than half the national average.

Patient Survival Rates

Patient Survival Rates

At 94.17 percent, our 3-year kidney transplant patient survival rate* exceeds the national average.

*Combined Living and Deceased Donor Transplants

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Your Kidney Treatment Plan.

Start Your Journey

You're ready to take charge of your health. Our kidney transplant team is ready to help guide your journey, from navigating the application process to collecting your medical records.

Evaluation

We're working toward the same goal: a successful kidney transplant that will help you live a longer, healthier, fuller life. Our evaluation process is designed to make sure there's a clear path to achieving that goal.

Waiting List

Our median transplant wait times are shorter than the national average and our care team is dedicated to caring for you and your support system.

Surgery

Find peace of mind with a kidney transplant team that combines state-of-the-art technology and collaborative patient care.

Staying Healthy

We'll guide your recovery every step of the way, empowering you with the information, tools and resources you need to care for your new kidney.

Where Expertise Meets Experience.

Bobby Nibhanupudy, MD

Bobby Nibhanupudy, MD

Medical Director of Abdominal Transplant

"People let us into their lives, we make a huge impact on their lives and their families' lives in general, and I think that's the heart of being a physician."

Michael Angelis, MD

Michael Angelis, MD

Surgical Director of Kidney Transplant

"The high point for me is seeing how we transform patient's lives."

L. Thomas Chin, MD

L. Thomas Chin, MD

Surgical Director of Liver Transplant

"Seeing my first transplant as a student, I watched in amazement. As a transplant surgeon, I remain amazed as we bring hope for a new life for the patient."

Robert Metzger, MD

Robert Metzger, MD

Medical Director of Kidney Transplant

"I think the most enjoyable thing is providing patients with end-stage organ disease with a very successful transplant and seeing the impact it has on the recipient and those around them."

Giridhar Vedula, MD

Giridhar Vedula, MD

Surgical Director of Pancreas Transplant

"In this profession, there is more honor than I could've imagined. I remain in awe of the human structure and function and the resilience of the human spirit that I observe each day."

Moeed Azam, MD

Moeed Azam, MD

Anesthesiologist, Abdominal Transplant

"We bring our rare talents together over many hours in the operating room, often through the whole night, and amazingly get to offer new life to so many people."

Uday Desai, MD

Uday Desai, MD

Medical Director of Pancreas Transplant
Vice Chair, Department of Transplantation

"I'm honored by each patient that entrusts me with their care, and I wake up every day determined to be the best doctor I can be for my patients and their families."

Meet Your Kidney Team
Pediatric Kidney

Pediatric Kidney

Our transplant surgeons work closely with our pediatric nephrologists and a specially trained clinical team to provide comprehensive care and expertise in treating children with end-stage renal disease.

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Kidney/Pancreas Program

Kidney/Pancreas Program

Opened in 2007, our combined Kidney/Pancreas Transplant program is the only program in Central Florida to provide specialized kidney/pancreas transplant surgery.

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Cari Mutnick

"It's because of organ donation that I became more athletic; it represents living a full life for me and my father."

- Cari Mutnick, Living Kidney Donor

Give a kidney. Gain a new purpose.

For Cari Mutnick, organ donation not only had a huge impact on her father's life, but also her own. See how you can help be a part of our Living Donor Program.

Learn About the Program Read Her Story On FH.com

Hospitality And Hope Under One Roof.

For patients and families who are traveling more than 35 miles to Orlando for treatment, our brand-new Bartch Transplant House provides patient housing and all the support and amenities they need at an affordable cost during their healing journey.

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