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Transplant Surgery

The Division of Transplant Surgery at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, in partnership with the James D. Eason Transplant Institute at Methodist University Hospital, is dedicated to pursuing excellence in patient experience, clinical quality, and safety, while pushing the boundaries of transplant science through innovation and research.

Based in an academic medical setting at Methodist University Hospital we are dedicated to teaching the future of transplantation through specialty hepatology, nephrology and transplant surgery fellowship programs. Partnering with our research team, we are focused on providing cutting edge transplant therapies through both basic and clinical research.

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The James D. Eason Transplant Institute at Methodist University Hospital has been providing expert care in solid organ transplantation for more than 40 years.

Our clinical team includes highly skilled, nationally recognized surgeons who work closely with our multidisciplinary, transplant- trained team of nephrologists, hepatologists, nurses, pharmacists, social workers and support services to provide an excellent patient experience and improve quality of life through organ transplantation.

The transplant team performs liver, kidney and pancreas transplants. We perform simultaneous liver/ kidney and kidney/pancreas transplants. We are also experienced in live donor liver and kidney transplantation.

Jul 12, 2022