The University of Michigan performed the first transplant in the state of Michigan in 1964. Now, we perform more than 350 transplants for children and adults each year, making us the largest and most experienced transplant center in Michigan.
Our pediatric transplants include:
Our Pediatric Heart Transplant Program provides coordinated and comprehensive evaluation, treatment and follow-up - and has performed more than 180 pediatric heart transplants since our program began.
The Pediatric Kidney Transplant Program has performed more than 500 kidney transplants since the program started in 1984.
Our Pediatric Liver Transplant Program is the only pediatric liver transplant program in the state of Michigan, and provides before, during and after care of children (infants to college age) who undergo a transplantation.
And our Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplantation Program conducts research to make transplantation safer and more effective.In addition, our Transplant Center has created Camp Michitanki (Michigan Transplant Kids) a summer camp that provides a fun, medically supervised summer camping experience for children who have had an organ transplant.