Kidney Education Video
Begin your kidney transplant journey by watching this 30-minute education video. You must watch before attending your in-person clinic evaluation at Ohio State's Comprehensive Transplant Center. Please have your support person, or anyone assisting you with your care, watch the video too. After watching, any questions you have can be answered during your clinic evaluation. For immediate questions or concerns, please call 614-293-4100, option 3 and ask to speak with a kidney pre-transplant coordinator.

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Education Tools: Kidney Transplant Candidates

Education Tools: Kidney Transplant Candidates

Education Tools: Living Kidney Donor Candidates

Education Tools: Living Kidney Donor Candidates

Kidney Transplant Support Group

Organ transplant affects a person’s body, spirit and life in numerous ways. Adjusting to these changes can often be easier with the assistance of others with similar experiences.

Open to all Ohio State’s kidney transplant recipients AND waitlisted kidney patients, Ohio State’s Abdominal Transplant Support Group offers an emotionally supportive community before and after the transplant journey and is one of many additional, optional resources offered to benefit our transplant patients. 

  • What: Ohio State's Abdominal Transplant Support Group
  • Who: Kidney transplant recipients AND patients waitlisted for kidney transplant
  • Date: 3rd Thursday of each month
  • Time: 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
  • Location: Virtual - click HERE to join meeting

For any questions or concerns, please call the transplant social work office at 614-366-3273.

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Living Kidney Donation Best Option for Recipients

Todd Pesavento, MD, Medical Director of kidney transplantation explains why living kidney donation is the best option for kidney recipients and who can be a living kidney donor.

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