Frequently Asked Questions about Kidney Transplant Surgery

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​​​​Our kidney transplant team has compiled and answered many frequently asked questions by previous kidney transplant patient to help you and your loved ones understand our process and procedures a better. A team member would be happy to answer any further question you may have.

What is a laparoscope, and how is this procedure done?
How long is the procedure?
What is recovery stage like for the donor?
Who pays for the kidney donor's care?
What are the types of living kidney donors?
What are the benefits of living donation?
What are the benefits of laparoscopic living kidney donation?
What criteria must a living donor meet?
What are the steps in the living donation process?