Texas Children’s Hospital renal, or kidney, transplant program is one of the largest pediatric renal transplant programs in the nation. Since 1988, our surgeons have performed more than 343 kidney transplants at the hospital.

The transplant team is dedicated to providing patients with excellent medical care, timely communication and family centered education. Texas Children's highly experienced team has transplanted kidney in children from newborns to young adults using both donated kidneys and living kidney donors.

A team of experts in all areas of patient care – from transplant surgeons to pediatric nephrologists to transplant coordinators and dieticians, child life specialists, and social workers– focuses on your child’s care. This multidisciplinary team responds to patient and family needs or emergencies and promotes teamwork in caring for patients.

In addition, supportive care is provided by the Pediatric Dialysis Program at Texas Children’s Hospital, which has expertise in performing acute and chronic hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis and pheresis for children of all ages and sizes from infant to adolescent.

Our Team

The transplant team at Texas Children’s Hospital is much more than just a surgical team. Transplant Coordinators work with surgeons, pediatric nephrologists, social workers, child life specialists, dieticians, and transplant pharmacists) to give your child the best care possible.

The Texas Children’s transplant teams treat the most challenging and rarest of cases giving every child the best chance for recovery.