Kidney Patients

If you have kidney disease, the GW Transplant Institute can help guide you.

Kidney illustrationTransplant Options

Transplant candidates may receive a kidney from either a living donor or a deceased donor. See below for more information about both types of kidney donors.

Learn more about your options

Two arrowsThe Evaluation Process

Unsure of what's involved in getting evaluated for a transplant?

Learn about the steps to take

Patient and family member talk to doctorTransplant Surgery: Step-by-Step

After you're evaluated, you will be notified that you once a kidney becomes available. We'll walk you through the rest of the transplant surgery process, step-by-step so that you know what to expect.

Learn about the transplant surgery process, step-by-step

FAQ button on keyboardFrequently Asked Questions

We know you have a lot of questions. Start here for the answers to some of your most commonly asked questions.

Get answers

Man with iPadResources and Support

There are lots of resources to help guide you as you learn more about kidney disease and your transplant options.

Find resources