Vanderbilt Transplant Center

Event to celebrate heart transplantation milestone

Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) is home to the second busiest heart transplant program in the country and ranked No. 1 in the Southeast region for volume for its combined adult and pediatric procedures.

Alexopoulos named chief of liver transplantation program

Sophoclis Alexopoulos, M.D., has been named chief of Vanderbilt’s Division of Hepatobiliary Surgery and Liver Transplantation.

VUMC mourns loss of Transplant Center’s Payne

Jerita Payne, MSN, ACNP, MMHC, director of Clinical Transplant Services at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC), died March 22 after a brief illness. She was 54.

Liver transplant program ranked among top in U.S.

Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) is among the top hospitals in the United States performing liver transplants, according to a recent report published in the American Journal of Transplantation.

Scaring up a good time

The Health Plus Pumpkin Carving Competition on the Medical Center plaza last week drew 40 entries, with employees voting for their favorites.

Altruistic kidney donation kicks off chain of giving

When Mount Juliet resident Andrea Pierson signed up as an altruistic kidney donor a year ago, she could not have imagined her gift would result in the donation of seven life-saving kidney transplants.

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