For patients suffering from renal failure, a kidney transplant can be a transforming gift. It’s an opportunity to leave behind a grueling routine of maintenance dialysis and return to a fulfilling life of restored health and productivity. Call today, and begin the path to a better life. We invite you or your primary care physician to contact the ETMC Transplant Center.
The ETMC Transplant Center in Tyler has helped hundreds of patients follow that path. Our outstanding surgeons are supported by an experienced team of dedicated professionals to guide patients through the process of education, preparation, transplant and recovery. From the time of initial referral, our patients are part of our family. We provide integrated care offering living kidney donation, living and deceased donor transplants, immunosuppression management, vascular access and
With you at every step
We help patients come to a decision about seeking a transplant, make sure they understand their options and help determine if a transplant is medically appropriate for their situation. We guide them through the uncertainties of waiting, provide information on maintaining their health, and prepare them for the transplant procedure. After your transplant we will continue to serve as your partners in recovery and rehabilitation. Our team will continue your follow-up in our post-transplant clinic to ensure continuity of care.
Our partners on the path
We serve the people of East Texas through cooperation with regional and national programs to promote organ donation and transplantation. We are approved by the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS), Medicare and Medicaid.
We have a partnership with Southwest Transplant Alliance, a
leading organ procurement organization. We work closely with the East Texas Transplant Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing financial assistance to transplant recipients and potential recipients, as well as supplying patient, professional and community education in the transplant field.