Innovation. Experience. Hope.
Patients facing organ failure can find hope at UPMC. Since 1981, we have performed more than 17,000 organ transplants, and our role as a pioneer in solid organ transplantation has allowed us to develop some of the most extensive clinical expertise in the field, giving hope to patients across the country and around the world.
Advancing transplant medicine
- For more than 30 years, UPMC has defined the field of transplantation — from the early years when Dr. Thomas E. Starzl pioneered a new field of surgery, to the development of immunosuppressive therapies.
- These advancements in the field of transplantation have given hope to thousands of patients facing organ failure.
- Our depth of experience has allowed us to continuously innovate and lead efforts to discover new and better therapies to help reduce the potential for organ rejection.