About Us

Founded in 1968, the University of Maryland Medical Center's (UMMC) Division of Transplantation has a national reputation for compassionate care, innovative techniques and surgical excellence.

Our teams of transplant surgeons perform more than 450 transplants each year. As one of the busiest transplant centers in the country and the largest program in the state, we have the experience to offer you expert surgery and the compassion to care deeply about you and your family throughout the process.

Our patients’ outcomes – measured by their health and transplant success after surgery – are very good and consistent with national averages.

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For additional information about our transplant program or to request an evaluation or an appointment, please call 410-328-5408.

For referring physicians: To refer a patient or get more information, please call 1-800-373-4111. A physician service representative from Consultation and Referral Services will direct your call to the appropriate physician or department.

For more details, please visit our section for referring physicians.

Transplant Center News

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Living Donor Liver Transplantation

Dr. John LaMattina, a transplant surgeon at UMMC, answers questions about living donor liver transplant as a viable option for people in need of a life-saving organ.

Patient Success Stories

Alobaid Brothers Travel from Saudi Arabia for Transplant

When Yousef Alobaid elected to donate his kidney to Solaiuman, he was shocked to find out that his kidney had three arteries instead of the usual one. The pair traveled all the way from Saudi Arabia for complex transplant surgery at UMMC.

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Wayne and Michelle Hubbard, PKD and PKE

Wayne's kidneys were failing due to Polycystic Kidney Disease and his wife Michelle was not a match. Then they learned about the paired kidney exchange program. She donated a kidney to someone out of state, and Wayne received a kidney from another out of state donor.

Watch and read more patient success stories.