Transplant Center & Procedures
Our doctors’ commitment to excellence has made Houston Methodist a transplant world leader.
Every transplant is a unique, lifesaving event that can powerfully affect organ recipients, donors and their families. Houston Methodist J.C. Walter Jr. Transplant Center is one of our six centers of excellence. We are dedicated to providing outstanding care, resources and support to help patients and their families face organ and tissue transplant, as well as advanced organ failure management.
We are one of the most comprehensive transplant centers in the United States. We offer direct access to state-of-the-art resources at Houston Methodist Hospital, named by U.S. News & World Report as the No. 1 hospital in Texas every year since the award began and one of the nation’s best as a nationally ranked Honor Roll hospital. Learn more.
Skull, Scalp, Kidney and Pancreas Transplant: Jim’s Story
Houston Methodist transplant, plastic and neurosurgeons A. Osama Gaber, MD, Richard Knight, MD, Michael Klebuc MD and Todd Trask, MD, recently made medical history by performing the world’s first skull and scalp transplant together with a kidney-pancreas transplant — all in a single operation that saved the patient’s life. Learn more >
Saturday, March 12, 2022 Five kidney donors and their recipients make up a chain of life
Tuesday, December 21, 2021 When 'the Michael Jordan of surgeons' needed a lung transplant, a former trainee at Houston Methodist was ready
Saturday, June 19, 2021 Worried his new heart wouldn't 'love the same,' this Houston dad wrote a song for the old one