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At UVA Health System, we are taking a critical look at what has come before to discover, research, teach, and care for patients in an entirely new way. You can help.

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As the only Comprehensive Transplant Center in Virginia, UVA provides lifesaving treatment for patients needing heart, lung, pancreas, kidney, liver, and islet cell transplants. We are also dedicated to cutting-edge research and discovery – giving patients and their families the gift of time.

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7 Quick Questions: Meet UVA Lung Transplant Surgeon Sasha Krupnick

Sasha Krupnick is a lung transplant surgeon at UVA in Charlottesville, VA. He also treats lung cancer, esophageal cancer and chest wall deformities. Click the photo to read more!

The Gift of a Kidney: Spring Vim & Vigor

Read the remarkable story of a family's history of kidney transplants, focused ultrasound and the recovery of actor Mark Ruffalo from a rare brain tumor. Click the photo for the spring issue of UVA Health System's family health magazine.

UVA Names New Transplant Center Director

University of Virginia Health System has named Jose Oberholzer, MD, a researcher and surgeon who has performed more than 1,000 transplant-related surgeries, as the new director of the Charles O. Strickler Transplant Center. Click the photo to read more.

7 Quick Questions: Meet Charlottesville Kidney Doctor Karen Warburton

Get to know Charlottesville kidney doctor Karen Warburton, who specializes in kidney and pancreas transplants at the University of Virginia. Click the photo to read more.

Liver transplant recipients Michael Honaker (left) and Conor Martin now have something in common: They each received a portion of the same liver. The liver can regenerate after being split, which makes it possible to transplant only a portion of one. Conor's transplant was done as part of our partnership with Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.

Patients getting an #organtransplant face travel costs on top of everything else. That's where this fund comes in https://t.co/OfWrtNDQiU

Actor Chris Pratt & his work to end #prematurity is the cover story of our family health magazine https://t.co/CvCJDuRCe9 @prattprattpratt

This procedure rehabilitates donor lungs so they can be used for lung transplants. WATCH https://t.co/teJiMWPKhg https://t.co/EPIUirVME0

Infographic: Organ Transplant at UVA

UVA Transplant Center receives thousands of organs annually. View this infographic to learn more about the numbers behind organ transplant at UVA.