Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is a leading provider of organ transplantation in the United States, giving our smallest patients hope for a healthier tomorrow. Our specialists offer innovative treatment options that allow us to serve more patients, including high-risk patients who may not be candidates for transplant at other medical centers. As part of the Vanderbilt Transplant Center, we are able to provide world-class expertise and a seamless transition as your child reaches adulthood.
Why Choose Pediatric Transplant at Vanderbilt
- Knowledge and experience
The Vanderbilt Transplant Center is one of the largest and most experienced in the Southeast, providing lifesaving care to our smallest patients. Our specialists have the expertise and advanced training to perform even the most complex transplant procedures with excellent outcomes.
- Team approach
We know our smallest patients require a dedicated team of specialists as knowledgeable as they are comforting in their approach to pediatric care. Our team members collaborate with experts in various medical specialties to provide your child with personalized care that addresses their unique needs.
- Follow-up care
Children who receive a transplant at Monroe Carell receive follow-up care throughout their lives. Studies show that patients have fewer complications and better outcomes when families work closely with a post-transplant medical team.
- Living donor kidney program
We offer a living donor kidney transplant program to reduce wait times for a healthy kidney. A kidney from a living donor also gives patients a better chance of a longer, healthier life.
- Innovative research
Our doctors and surgeons are at the forefront of pediatric research and education. Our nationally recognized researchers are committed to finding new ways to better understand, treat and ultimately prevent childhood diseases and maximize child health.