Organ Transplantation

Welcome to the Organ Transplantation Division at Hackensack University Medical Center. We perform adult kidney, pancreas, and simultaneous kidney/pancreas, and pediatric kidney transplant surgeries and provide all necessary services to support and guide you through the transplantation experience. 

As one of only a few certified transplant centers in New Jersey, we provide complete pre-transplant evaluation, surgical services, and post-operative care. Along with Board certified physicians, a team of transplant nurses and other professionals work closely with you and your family. 

In addition to the clinical care you will receive, when choosing a transplant center there are many factors to consider, including:

  • Location of transplant center
  • Physicians, Nurses and other professionals available to provide personalized care throughout the transplantation process preference
  • Hospital facilities 
  • Insurance issues
  • Support services

To learn more about transplant services, review the information provided throughout this web site and CALL 551-996-2608 so we can help you find the right place for your transplant care.

While you are waiting for a paired exchange from our affiliated registries we too will be looking at our incompatible pairs at HackensackUMCto see if there is another pair that you could potentially exchange. 

Click here to read about our recent successful paired exchange. 


Debra Ferman, center, gets emotional after hugging Ken A. Furlong, left, who donated his kidney to her at Hackensack University Medical Center on Friday, June 24, 2016


We are located on the 4th floor of the Mediplex building on the HackensackUMC campus at:

20 Prospect Ave.
Hackensack, NJ 07601

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The Perfect Match
Mother Donates Kidney to Son

Life hasn’t always been easy for Michael Fernandez, 22, of Passaic. He was born with multiple abnormalities, and has had several reconstructive surgeries since the age of two. Michael is also developmentally disabled. As a teenager, Michael was diagnosed with renal disease.


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