The Transplant Institute at Largo Medical Center is one of eight state designated Kidney Transplant Centers in Florida. It serves patients with renal failure with highly specialized services with live kidney donation a central part of the program, due to the multiple advantages and benefits to patients with renal failure.
Patients referred to the Transplant Institute of Florida program undergo an evaluation to determine if they meet medical and psychological criteria. Patients are also invited to attend a pre-transplant education class.
The Transplant Team
Patient care is directed by a transplant nephrologist, transplant surgeon, transplant pharmacist, social worker and clinical coordinator.