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Atrium Health Transplant Center, a facility of Carolinas Medical Center, is one of the busiest transplant centers in North Carolina, performing nearly 200 organ transplants every year. It’s one of just six in the US with its own hospital-based organ procurement program, which has resulted in shorter average wait times for organs for our patients.

Our organ-specific teams of surgeons provide transplant surgery and treatment for patients with end-stage kidney, pancreas, liver and heart disease.

The transplant center is certified by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and is a member of the United Network for Organ Sharing in kidney, pancreas, liver and heart for adults and kidney, liver and heart for children.

Contact a Transplant Specialist

Call 704-355-6649 to schedule an appointment.

Transplant Surgery Services

Specially trained surgeons and other healthcare professionals work together on organ-specific transplant surgery teams, meaning your transplant is handled by experts in the field.

Milt: A Grateful Heart. Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute

A rare and dangerous condition ravaged Milt’s heart and left him in need of a transplant. A new heart gave him a second chance – and a new outlook on life.

LifeShare of the Carolinas – Organ Recovery Network

LifeShare of the Carolinas is the organ recovery partner to Atrium Health. Both are federally designated members of the Organ Procurement and Transplant Network.

LifeShare, a not-for-profit organization, facilitates transplants throughout 22 counties in southwestern North Carolina, serving as the link between patients who need transplants and the donors who make those transplants possible. LifeShare works closely with the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS), which maintains the national transplant database.

UNOS manages the nation's organ transplant system and ensures that its strict guidelines are met and enforced. For patients and donors, this means that all patients are given a fair chance to receive an organ transplant regardless of age, sex, ethnicity, religion, lifestyle, financial or social status.

Learn more at LifeShare of the Carolinas.

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