The Transplant Center at Froedtert Hospital offers exceptional care for adults who need heart, kidney, liver and lung transplants. Our comprehensive adult transplant programs are certified by Medicare and Medicaid, and offer survival rates that meet or exceed national benchmarks.
Our Transplant Center is a joint program of Children’s Wisconsin and Froedtert Hospital, the academic medical center of the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network, with vital support by Versiti Blood Center of Wisconsin for tissue typing and research initiatives. Representing the most comprehensive pediatric and adult transplant care in Wisconsin, the program is recognized for nationally ranked outcomes, internationally known transplant specialists and end-stage disease management. It is a critical resource for Wisconsin and beyond.
Donate Life: Organ Donation Saves Lives
Did you know, more than 1,500 people in Wisconsin need lifesaving organs? A single donor can save eight lives and change the lives of more than 75 people.
Live Donor Program for Kidney Transplant
We put a strong clinical emphasis on excellence in live organ donation to make kidney transplants available to as many recipients as possible.
Your care team members follow you from your first evaluation appointment through your transplant procedure and long into your lifetime of post-transplant care.
Transplant Outcomes and Quality
Our solid organ transplant programs provide patients across the region with consistent excellence in survival outcomes that meet or exceed national benchmarks.
He Became Her Dad, Now She's His Living Kidney Donor
Stephanie’s adoptive father, David, needed a life-saving kidney transplant from a living donor. Stephanie was a perfect match. “When I didn't have a dad, he was sent to me for a reason. I found out my reason. Because I could give him life later."
Transplant and the COVID-19 Vaccine
Transplant patients may be at a higher risk of severe COVID-19, and we have seen worse outcomes if they do get it. Due to the increased risk, we recommend transplant patients get the vaccine.
World-Renowned Transplant Physicians
Our physicians and staff are dedicated to delivering the latest in transplant care to patients.
Our Transplant Center team is composed of physicians, coordinators, social workers, and other health care professionals dedicated to helping patients and their families handle the challenges associated with transplantation. Exceptional care for organ donors is also provided.
Recognized as High Performing by U.S. News & World ReportFroedtert Hospital is nationally ranked in three adult specialties by U.S. News & World Report, including urology. Froedtert Hospital is also recognized as high performing in four adult specialties and 15 procedures and conditions, including kidney failure treatment.
Research & Innovation
Innovative studies conducted in cooperation with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and pharmaceutical companies concentrate on discovering best-practice transplant approaches and long-term survival.
Children’s Wisconsin has been a pioneer in pediatric heart, liver, kidney and bone marrow transplants for more than three decades now — helping hundreds of children with end-stage diseases survive and thrive.
International Patient Program
U.S. News & World Report ranks Froedtert Hospital among the top 50 hospitals in the country in three specialties. We are here to help international patients arrange for their care at Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee, Wis.