Children's Transplant

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Children's Transplant, a part of Children's of Mississippi, is striving to meet the healthcare needs of young patients in Mississippi and throughout the Southeast. We offer comprehensive, multidisciplinary care for toddlers and children in a kid-friendly and family-focused environment.

We care for kids who need transplants.

Children's Kidney

Children's Transplant provides all options of renal replacement therapy (dialysis). With the help of the state's only pediatric transplant nephrologist, dialysis can be provided as early as birth, and our services include Mississippi's only pediatric dialysis center. Our center offers kidney transplants to toddlers, children, and adolescents, including both deceased donor and living donor options. 

Children's Heart

Our patients also are given a new chance for life, thanks to Children's Heart and its congenital heart program. Heart transplants are just one of the surgical options for children born with heart problems.

Stem cell and bone marrow transplants

The state's only stem cell and bone marrow transplant unit is a part of UMMC, the state's only academic medical center, and provides individualized care for both adults and children. 

Patient-centered care

Our young patients are evaluated by a multidisciplinary team including pediatric nephrologists, pediatric renal coordinators, pediatric gastroenterologists specializing in hepatology, pediatric transplant coordinators, and other medical pediatric specialists as necessary.

Physician referrals

Children's Transplant is committed to continually improving our partnership of care and communication with our healthcare colleagues. We encourage physicians to use our dedicated 24-hour physician-to-physician phone line to reach a UMMC transplant specialist to refer a patient or consult about care, any time of day.

  • Physicians-to-Physicians Phone Line: 866-UMC-DOCS (866-862-3627)
    • Refer a patient
    • Consult about care
    • Dedicated line open 24-hours every day

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Our transplant surgeons and physicians are highly skilled in their pursuit of innovations to improve transplant outcomes for children. Information on all transplant centers can be found on the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) website.