The Sentara Transplant Center is located at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. In its nearly 40 years of existence, the transplant center has been a part of more than 2,200 transplants.
Nephrology, the study of the function and diseases of the kidney, at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital was ranked in the top 50 in the 2013-2014 America's Best Hospitals Edition of U.S. News and World Report.
As a comprehensive solid organ transplant center, the transplant center is committed to providing value for the residents of Hampton Roads by offering patients in need of solid organ transplantation the best outcomes and superior customer service.
The center currently performs kidney, heart, pancreas and kidney/pancreas transplants. In fact, Sentara was the first in the region to perform kidney, heart and pancreas transplants.
Each of the organ transplant programs was established in accordance with the mission of Sentara Healthcare to improve the health status for the citizens of Hampton Roads.
Experienced surgeons demonstrate the laparoscopic procedure for removing a kidney from a healthy donor to transplant in a patient suffering from kidney disease.
With transplant surgeon Dr. John O. Colonna, II, urologist Dr. Edwin L. Robey and nephrologist Dr. Harlan Rust.
For more information, please call the Sentara Transplant Center at (757) 388-3934.