Organ Transplant Unit

Organ Transplant Unit

Established in 1999, the unit has been a forerunner in the field of organ transplantation. A domain leader with state of art transplant theatre, stringent infection control practices, best standard of care protocols, access to international quality immunology lab and dedicated team, our program is constantly working towards the advancement of the health of our patients suffering from various organ failures.

Our program caters to needs of transplantation for

  • Heart
  • Lungs
  • Liver
  • Kidney
  • Pancreas
  • Multi –organ harvesting and transplant
  • Eyes
  • Bone and skin
  • Combined transplants

KG Hospital is the first hospital in Tamil Nadu to perform cadaver transplant and multi-organ transplants outside Chennai. We have to our credit the record for longest transport of brain dead victims with the approval of the Central Transplant Programme Committee.

KG hospital has the beginner’s advantage in kidney transplantation and has held the top position for kidney transplantation with more than 800 transplants so far. The constant endeavour is to improve the outcomes by following tailored immunosuppression, minimising infection, rejection care and optimising donor – recipient experiences.

KG Hospital has performed the World's first ABO Mismatch Transplant from Hepatitis B Virus Positive Donor to a recipient in the setting of ABO-incompatible kidney transplant.

KG Hospital is empanelled under the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister's Comprehensive Health Insurance Scheme for performing transplantations.

Our transplant team consists of Nephrologists, Urologists, General Surgeons, transplant surgeons, Cardiac Surgeons, Cardiologists, Anesthesiologists, Intensivists, Blood Transfusion Medicine Specialist, Gastroenterologists, Hepatologist, Ophthalmologists, Surgical Gastroenterologist, Pulmonologists, transplant nurses and technicians

Organ Transplant Doctors