August 17, 2023
Fort Worth, TX – Medical City Fort Worth’s Transplant Institute is rated number one in Texas for kidney transplants, according to recently released data by the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (SRTR). Additionally, the program is at the top of national ratings for one-year kidney survival. The institute's exceptional achievements demonstrate the unwavering commitment to outstanding patient outcomes and groundbreaking medical advancements.
In addition to its prestigious national ranking for kidney survival, Medical City Fort Worth's Transplant Institute, led by Surgical Director Ashraf Reyad, MD, and Medical Director Sridhar Allam, MD, secured the top spot in Texas for one-year survival and for getting a deceased donor transplant faster. These notable achievements underscore the institute's commitment to delivering comprehensive care, including post-transplant care, significantly influencing the survival rates of kidney transplant candidates.
“These extraordinary rankings are a testament to the skilled and compassionate healthcare professionals at Medical City Fort Worth's Transplant Institute, who tirelessly strive to provide exceptional patient care, improve survival rates and enhance the quality of life for kidney transplant recipients,” says John Hoover, chief operating officer and interim CEO. “Leveraging advanced techniques and a multidisciplinary approach, the institute continues redefining organ transplantation standards.”
According to the most recent SRTR data, Medical City Fort Worth and Medical City Dallas Kidney Transplant Institutes combined to perform 297 kidney transplants, 55 of which were transplants from living donors. The two programs share resources including data and best practices, resulting in exceptional outcomes and survival rates.