The UW Health Transplant Center is one of the few transplant centers in the country that has transplanted more than 12,000 kidneys.

This milestone shows the center’s incredible expertise and leadership in kidney transplantation according to Dr. Dixon Kaufman, medical director, UW Health Transplant Center, and professor of surgery, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.

“When you think about the size of our program compared to some on the west coast or the east coast, it’s especially impressive to say we are one of the first in the nation to reach this number of kidney transplants,” he said. “It shows our level of excellence and teamwork.”

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