Transplant Center

Iowa's Only Blue Distinction Center® for Transplant

Where the Patient Is Central

The University of Iowa Organ Transplant Center is a multi-institutional, multidisciplinary center designed to put the patient at the center of the care team. Through our state-wide services, experts from different disciplines are brought together in one place to serve our patients' needs and to help restore them to normal living. 

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Exceptional Outcomes

Our mission is to offer world-class transplant services to Iowans, Midwesterners, and the world. Learn about our outstanding organ transplant outcomes, meet the members of our expert teams, view our efficient evaluation process, meet some of our patients, and see what makes us stand out as your best partner for your transplant.

Your neighbors from throughout Iowa as well as citizens from the region, have placed their trust in us as a center of excellence for transplant care. We invite you to become part of our legacy as you consider the next steps in your long-term health and well-being.

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Latest News

  • Many people see scars as something to conceal. Transplant recipients and living donors, however, wear their scars as a badge of honor. Their scars are a mark of beauty. The Art of the SCAR photography exhibit celebrates this symbol of life.

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  • A personal trainer, a pastor, and a 6-year-old may make an unlikely team, but from Aug. 2–7 they were part of a group representing University of Iowa Health Care in the 2018 Transplant Games of America in Salt Lake City, Utah. Read More