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Living organ donors offer the gift of life. We are a leader in this evolving field of living donor transplants, which are helping patients get organs faster. We provide leading-edge care for recipients and donors.

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Our rich history of kidney transplantation began in 1957 with the state's first organ transplant. Now, we continue as a pioneer, taking on the most complex cases while expanding access to organs through innovative techniques and research.

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Whether it’s a minor procedure or full transplant, our surgeons – who are playing a role in redefining liver care – can provide treatment that can change your life. We also collaborate with other specialists across every stage of your care.

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Hume-Lee offers unsurpassed care in liver transplants. Given our deep expertise and unique resources, we often can treat patients turned down elsewhere for transplants. We performed Virginia’s first liver transplant.

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We know patients suffering from painful pancreatitis want relief – but also to keep making insulin, to avoid diabetes. In an innovative procedure, surgeons remove diseased organs and implant islet cell clusters in livers to keep producing insulin.

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Surgery team using da Vinci robotic surgical system

Experience and Expertise Matters

We are a leader among kidney transplant programs in the nation – and the preferred choice for many patients along the East Coast. That’s because our high volume, short wait times and use of minimally invasive procedures help improve patient outcomes and long-term survival.

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Surgery team performing liver transplant

Offering Hope to People with Liver Disease

Our innovative liver transplant protocols make it possible for many high-risk patients to receive a new liver – and a new lease on life. We’ve performed successful liver transplants in people who were turned away from other programs, including patients with high BMI and alcoholic hepatitis.

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Shorter Wait Times and Travel Times

We make it easier for you to get the lifesaving transplant care you need. Not only does Hume-Lee have the region’s shortest average wait times for deceased donor kidney transplants, but our team offers pre- and post-transplant care at three convenient locations in Richmond and Williamsburg.

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