Vanderbilt Transplant Center Archives
Jul. 19, 2018—With the opening of a pre-transplant kidney evaluation clinic in Jackson, Tennessee, the Vanderbilt Transplant Center is joining a range of other clinical programs participating in telemedicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Jul. 12, 2018—Medical teams at the Vanderbilt Transplant Center (VTC) are leading the way in utilization of hepatitis C-exposed donors for heart transplantation.
Apr. 12, 2018—Every 10 minutes someone is added to the national organ transplant wait list.
Mar. 29, 2018—There are no words for liver transplantation in Somalian refugee Aniso Haji’s native language.
Oct. 19, 2017—On Oct. 3 Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) performed its 2,000th liver transplant, another milestone for one of the largest liver transplant programs in the Southeast.
Aug. 31, 2017—South Carolina resident Amy Binkley is used to making tough decisions for her daughter, Savannah Parks.
Jul. 7, 2017—A veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard recently received a new heart and liver at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC), one of only a handful of hospitals that have performed the dual transplant surgery this year.
Jun. 22, 2017—Patients, faculty and staff gathered in Langford Auditorium on June 12 to celebrate Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s (VUMC) milestone 1,000th heart transplant.
Jun. 8, 2017—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.
May. 18, 2017—Sophoclis Alexopoulos, M.D., has been named chief of Vanderbilt’s Division of Hepatobiliary Surgery and Liver Transplantation.