Kidney, Liver and Pancreas Transplants

The GW Transplant Institute has a comprehensive kidney and liver transplant program along with the specialty services required to care for transplant surgery patients. About 30 million Americans have chronic kidney disease, according to the National Kidney Foundation (NKF), and approximately 5.5 million Americans are living with chronic liver disease or cirrhosis, according to the American Liver Foundation. For many of these people, a kidney or liver transplant can be the most effective treatment option.

Schedule an In-Person or Virtual Appointment With the Transplant Institute

Please fill out our general appointment form below or call our referral service at 202-715-4225 to schedule an in-person or virtual appointment. Virtual Health enables you to speak with providers using your phone, tablet or computer.

Request appointment for liver

Request appointment for kidney/pancreas

Become an Organ Donor

If you would like to become an organ donor, please register with the National Donate Life Registry.

Transplant Programs Offered at the GW Transplant Institute

Kidney Transplants at GW Hospital

The GW Transplant Institute performs kidney transplants using kidneys from both living and deceased donors.

Learn more about Kidney Transplants →

Liver Transplants at GW Hospital

We offer deceased liver transplant surgery to patients who are evaluated by the GW Transplant Institute and listed with the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS).

Learn more about Liver Transplants →

Pancreas Transplants at GW Hospital

The GW Transplant Institute offers pancreas transplants for patients with diabetes and kidney disease.

Learn more about Pancreas Transplants →

Patient Success Story: Kidney Transplant

Paul Smith was sick and needed a kidney transplant. His friend, Jafau Delane, and the transplant team at GW Hospital came to the rescue. Paul now lives a normal, healthy, happy life.

The GW Liver and Pancreas Institute for Quality (LPIQ)

GW Hospital also offers innovative and advanced treatments for patients with pancreas, liver, bile duct, duodenum and gallbladder diseases at the Liver and Pancreas Institute for Quality (LPIQ).

Learn more about the LPIQ →

Our Mission, Vision and Core Values


The George Washington Transplant Institute is dedicated to increasing access and care provided to a multicultural and diverse community by utilizing cutting-edge advancements in the field of transplantation.


To save lives and improve outcomes in patients with chronic kidney and liver disease and end-stage renal disease.

Core Values

  • Advance equity in transplantation access
  • Advocate for healthier lifestyles by expanding health literacy
  • Promote living donor transplantation
  • Increase transplantation rates
  • Prevent morbidity and mortality post transplantation

The GW Transplant Institute

2131 K Street NW, Suite 800
Washington, DC 20037
Phone: 202-715-4225
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