Services at Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix  

Transplant Services


Donate LifeThe Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix Transplant Center, Arizona’s oldest transplant center, provides care to patients requiring a kidney, liver, pancreas or kidney/pancreas transplant.

Patients are referred to The Transplant Center from all over the western United States.

We offer a skilled team of transplant surgeons and a  team dedicated to providing the best care available to transplant patients.

The staff at Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix pledges to help patients and their families before, during and after the transplant. This includes the highest standards of hospital and outpatient medical care, combined with a comprehensive network of support led by our transplant nursing coordinators and social workers.

An organ transplant is a positive, life-changing event for patients who have suffered from organ failure. It is also an emotional time for both the patient and family and requires a firm commitment by the patient to fully participate in the transplant's success. It involves patience, hard work and understanding.

If you have any questions. please call (602) 839-7000 or toll-free at 1 (800) 554-1923. You may also send us an email.

Transplant Services

  • Kidney Transplant – In 1969, Arizona's first organ transplant, a kidney transplant, was performed at Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix, formerly Banner Good Samaritan. Having now performed more than 3,200 kidney transplants, we are one of the largest providers of kidney transplants in Arizona.
  • In 2007, the Transplant Center participated in the state’s first paired exchange kidney living donor program.
  • Liver Transplant  - The state's first liver transplant was performed at Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix
    in 1983. Liver transplant is offered to adults with irreversible liver failure not responsive to other medical or surgical management.
  • Kidney-Pancreas and Pancreas Transplant – Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix continues to be one of the leading providers of pancreas and simultaneous kidney-pancreas transplants in the Four Corners region (Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado and Utah). Patients with kidney failure as a result of Type I diabetes have benefited from this type of transplant. 
  • In 2011, Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix
    was ranked as the No. 1 kidney transplant center in the United States.

Please contact us at (602) 839-7000 or toll-free at 1 (800) 554-1923; by fax at (602) 839-7050; or send us an email if you'd like someone from our staff to contact you.

Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix
1111 E. McDowell Road
Phoenix, AZ 85006
(602) 839-2000
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