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Since our first kidney transplant in 1973, more than 5,000 Canadians have received organ transplants at LHSC:
Previously, the Multi-Organ Transplant Program performed lung, heart-lung, and bowel transplants. Although we no longer provide these types of transplants, the information is provided here as a cumulative list of the total transplants done.
The London region continues to have a high organ donation rate (number of donors per million population), well above the Canadian average and rivalling the top countries (source: www.tpm.org):
Presently 1,665 patients are waiting for an organ transplant in Ontario.
In 2014 1,093 organ transplants were done:
For more information about Ontario statistics, visit Trillium Gift of Life Network, Public Reporting.
During 2012, 2,287 organ transplants were performed:
Unfortunately, another 4,611 Canadians remained on the waiting list.
Source: Canadian Institute for Health Information. Canadian Organ Replacement Register Annual Report: Treatment of End-Stage Organ Failure in Canada, 2003 to 2012. Ottawa, ON: CIHI, 2014.
For further information about Canadian statistics, visit the Canadian Organ Replacement Register.