Organ Transplant Programs
Not long ago, an organ transplant was a rare, exotic surgery. Today, however, organ transplant offers hope to thousands of people each year — hope for a longer life and an improved quality of life.
Specializing in organ transplant for more than two decades, the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) offers the only comprehensive organ transplant medical center in South Carolina. The MUSC Transplant Center is nationally recognized as one of the best for adults and children needing:
Most patients come to the MUSC Transplant Center for two important reasons:
The MUSC Transplant Center offers patients the caring and compassion of a hometown hospital along with all of the benefits of a major academic medical center:
Plus, we are located in one of the country’s most beautiful, warm and welcoming cities: Charleston.
It’s no wonder the MUSC Transplant Center continues to grow as patients throughout the Southeast and around the country increasingly come to us for lifesaving transplants.
Thanks to innovation and research, successful transplantation and rejection prevention are no longer significant medical challenges at MUSC. The challenge now is the increasing scarcity of organs available for transplant.
Because so many kidneys are needed, South Carolinians have an incredible opportunity to save the lives of their friends and neighbors by registering for organ donation.
Living donors are even more desperately needed to save the lives of transplant patients awaiting kidneys, blood and bone marrow. If you are in good health, please consider living organ donation and urge others to join organ transplant networks too.