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Weill Cornell Transplant Programs
Our mission is to maximize opportunities for transplantation for all patients that come to us seeking help. Our program has excelled at developing novel strategies and advanced therapeutic modalities that have permitted us to offer increased opportunities for transplantation. Read More
Transplantation News and Updates
PLEASE JOIN US IN STATEN ISLAND FOR "LIVING KIDNEY DONATION: EXPANDING YOUR TRANSPLANT HORIZONS" ON SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 16TH
We will be co-hosting "Living Kidney Donation: Expanding Your Transplant Horizons" on Sunday, November 16th at Richmond University Medical Center- a workshop for kidney patients, potential living donors, and caregivers.
NYP/WEILL CORNELL FEATURED IN ABC'S ACCLAIMED NY MED SERIES
NY Med followed NYP/Weill Cornell patient Rita Respass-Brown's transplant journey and living kidney donation from her son, Anthony. View the full episode and see their moving story.
WABC'S "MEDICAL MARVELS" HIGHLIGHTS NYP/WEILL CORNELL'S ADVANCED TRANSPLANT SURGERY TECHNIQUES
Bob Kaiser was able to minimize his transplant surgery, thanks to a specialized procedure available for patients at NYP/Weill Cornell with Polycystic Kidney Disease. Learn more and view the touching story of his wife's living kidney donation.
NYP/WEILL CORNELL RANKS #1 ON THE EAST COAST AND 3RD IN THE U.S. FOR LIVING KIDNEY DONATION VOLUMES.
NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center has the largest living donor kidney program on the East Coast and is the third highest volume program for living kidney donation in the United States. Learn more about living donation at our Living Donor Kidney Center.
NEW: PATIENT STORIES LAUNCHED
Evan received a life-saving kidney transplant at age 6 through our kidney exchange program. Read about him and other inspiring patient success stories in the new Patient Stories section of our website.
ABC'S CONNECTED FOR LIFE: A BROADWAY ACTOR & TWO BROTHER-IN-LAWS SHARE THE GIFT OF LIFE
Eyewitness News reporter Liz Cho reports on a Kinky Boots Broadway star Eric Leviton's kidney transplant at NYP/Weill Cornell and how John Tiralosi saved his brother-in-law Richard Lombardi's life.
50 Years of Transplant Excellence
NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center with The Rogosin Institute proudly celebrates "50 Years of Transplant Excellence," having performed the first transplant in the New York tri-state area in 1963. Click here for our special celebration webpage to learn more about our historic milestones.
NYP/Weill Cornell Kidney Recipient Praises Transplant Program in U.S. News and World Report "Best Hospitals" Survey
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital was ranked the #1 hospital in the New York tri-state area, #1 in New York State, and #7 in the nation on the presitigious Honor Roll. NYP/Weill Cornell Transplant Program was honored to be recognized by a former patient.
CONNECTED FOR LIFE: TWO FRIENDS BOND THROUGH KIDNEY DONATION
NYP/Weill Cornell Transplant Program was featured in an ABC special hosted by Eyewitness News reporter Liz Cho on organ donation and how transplants transform lives
Dr. Sandip Kapur performs transplant on young girl from Singapore
Living Donor Kidney Center 'Gift of Life' Brochure Now Available!
The NYP/Cornell Transplant Program invites you to check out our new brochure about living kidney donation that features kidney donors and recipients from our center who generously agreed to share their experiences!
NYP/WC Celebrates Its 4,000th Kidney Transplant!
Our 4,000th transplant was particularly exciting - it was another shining example of the positive impact of kidney paired donation!
Weill Cornell Patients Participate in Longest Kidney Chain
We are proud that several donors and recipients from our center participated in this record-breaking kidney paired donation chain!
The Best Christmas Gift - The Gift of Life
A touching story of a single father's love for his young daughter.
NYP/Cornell Kidney Transplant Program Receives Transplant Excellence Award
The NYP/Cornell Kidney Transplant Program is one of just 8 national kidney transplant programs to receive a 2011 HealthGrades Kidney Transplant Excellence Award for our excellent three-year patient and graft survival. Click here to read more...
Pre-Transplant Orientation Video Now Available
If you would like to know more about kidney and pancreas transplantation at NYP/Cornell, please watch our pre-transplant orientation video, which provides an overview of the basic concepts of transplantation, the evaluation process, the transplant and its follow-up care, and Cornell-specific outcome data.
Kidney Chains Link Strangers
Katie Couric has an inside look at a kidney exchange in which 20 people bound by selflessness and "The America Spirit" helped save 10 lives.
Web Extra: Surgeon on Kidney Transplant Chains
Katie Couric speaks with Dr. Sandip Kapur, Chief of Transplant Surgery at New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center, about surgeries he performed as part of a unique kidney swap donor chain program, which unites strangers in order to save lives.
Parents donate kidneys to twin children
Mom Evette Leavy and dad Brian De Vale donated one kidney each to twin sons Alan and Brian. The family thanked doctors at New York-Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center Wednesday.
Living Donor Kidney Transplant - Dr. Sandip Kapur
Sandip Kapur, M.D., the Chief of Transplant Surgery and Director of Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Programs at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York City, discusses living donor kidney transplants.
Kidney Donation: Living With One Kidney
In this Medical Minute, Dr. Del Pizzo answers a common question among kidney donors, "Can I live with only one?"