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Why Einstein Kidney & Pancreas Disease & Transplantation?

Compassionate Team Approach

Our multidisciplinary team of nephrology and transplantation specialists consists of physicians, nurses, researchers, nutritionists, behavioral specialists, social workers and support staff who work closely with patients, families and referring physicians throughout the entire treatment process. We coordinate every aspect of care from appointments through follow-up.

Einstein Living Donor Program

Giving a kidney to a family member, friend, or even someone you don’t know, is the gift of life. Living kidney donors are an integral part of Einstein’s kidney transplant program. In order to donate a kidney, Einstein provides:

  • Counsel to explain the physical and psychological requirements
  • Extensive tests to ensure you are healthy enough to undergo the procedure
  • Blood type and immune system compatibility test to donate to a specific recipient

In order to donate a kidney, Einstein provides:

  • Counsel to explain the physical and psychological requirements
  • Extensive tests to ensure you are healthy enough to undergo the procedure
  • Blood type and immune system compatibility test to donate to a specific recipient

To become a living kidney donor, please reach out to our Pre-Transplant Coordinator, Allison Ford at fordalli@einstein.edu or 215-456-4569.

Learn more about the Einstein Living Donor Program or join our virtual Living Donor Champion Workshops.

Getting a Chance at Life (Twice)

Hear our patient's inspiring stories.


Training & Education

At Einstein, we have clinical expertise in all core domains of organ disease and transplantation and are actively invested in resident education.



Our Specialists


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