June 10, 2020
Recognized by U.S. News & World Report
UT Southwestern Medical Center has earned High Performing recognition for treatment of kidney failure from U.S. News & World Report, placing us among the country's leading hospitals for this area of care.
UT Southwestern Medical Center’s Advanced Kidney Disease and Transplant Program – the only locally-based kidney transplant program operating in East Texas – offers patients convenient care at our office location in Tyler, Texas.
Our Tyler kidney transplant clinic is staffed full time by local UT Southwestern transplant staff. All pre-and post-transplant care is provided at the clinic in Tyler, where we perform pre-transplant assessment, waitlist management, and follow up care.
How Does It Work?
Patients from Tyler and the surrounding areas needing treatment for advanced kidney disease or evaluation for potential kidney transplantation can be referred to the clinic, which offers the following services:
- Pre-transplant physician evaluations
- Coordination of services and care by local clinicians
- Waitlist management
- Post-transplant care
Transplant surgeries are performed at UT Southwestern’s state-of-the-art facilities in Dallas.
Providing the best possible care to kidney transplant patients is at the heart of what we do at UT Southwestern. Patients can continue their treatment close to home, have their transplant at a facility with some of the best long-term outcomes anywhere, and then return home for follow-up care and recovery.
About the UT Southwestern Kidney Transplant Program
Our nationally recognized Kidney Transplant Program has performed more than 500 lifesaving kidney transplants since 2007 – experience and expertise that result in exceptional patient outcomes. Meanwhile, our physician-to-patient ratio is among the nation’s highest.