The first kidney transplant was performed at University Hospital in London in 1973 and since that time, over 3,500 patients have received a kidney transplant here, including nearly 775 from living donors.
Transplants include kidney-alone transplants as well as combined kidney-pancreas, liver-kidney and heart-kidney.
Information and Resources:
- Visit the Kidney Transplant web page for more information.
- View the Patient Handbook web page for more information.
- Visit the Medication Information web page for more information.
- Join our Transplant Pharmacist for an online/virtual medication class. The class offers a refresher of your medications and a chance to have your questions answered. Classes are held every Wednesday at 2:00 PM. If you are interested, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and someone will get back to you with a link to the next class.
- Visit the Post-Transplant Information web page and watch videos about life after transplant, and infection and rejection.
- Visit the Covid Information web page for more information.
- Visit the Vaccination Information web page for more information
- Visit the Physiotherapy web page for more information.
Information Sheets for our Patients
- Blood Type and Transplantation & A2 Donor to B Recipient PDF
- Extended Criteria Donors PDF - what is ECD and should you consider accepting ECD kidneys
- HLA Typing, Crossmatching and Transplantation PDF
Links for our Patients
- My Transplant Coach (Canadian Blood Services - a decision aid for patients with kidney failure to help understand treatment options)
- Transplant Ambassador Program (connect with transplant recipients in clinics to connect with patients at all stages of kidney journey prior to transplant)
- Kidney Foundation of Canada - London and District Chapter
- Canadian Blood Services - Living Donation